New Mexico State Totals

  • Total population: 1,519,069
  • Adult population age 25 and older: 922,590
  • % of adults with less than a 9th grade education: 11.4%
  • % of adults with less than a 12th grade education: 24.9%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 1: 20%
  • % of adults a Literacy Level 2: 46%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home: 35.5%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home and who speak only limited English: 33.6%
  • % of all persons in poverty: 20.6%
  • % of children in poverty: 27.5%
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