Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM

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Population
103,965
0.588% 1-year decline
US Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ben Ray Luján
Democratic Party
Median Age
44.4

Poverty Rate
26.2%

Median Household Income
$34,384
1.17% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$109,300
0.923% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
34,088
0.24% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM had a population of 104k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $34,384. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined from 104,580 to 103,965, a -0.588% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,986 to $34,384, a 1.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are White (Hispanic) (45.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (44.3%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.45%), Other (Hispanic) (2.29%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%). 33.7% of the people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM speak a non-English language, and 95.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Western New Mexico University (742 degrees awarded in 2017) and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (408 degrees).

The median property value in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is $109,300, and the homeownership rate is 71.8%. Most people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Very Large Array (VLA) interferometer near Magdalena, NM

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for New Mexico. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Mexico, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in New Mexico (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Mexico across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Mexico went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 48.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40%), followed by Gary Johnson (9.34%). The most partisan county was Catron County, NM with 71.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing the state of New Mexico. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Mexico
48.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Mexico
  1. 71.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 71.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 71.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Mexico was Catron County, NM with 71.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Mexico colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Mexico

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Martin Heinrich
Senator from New Mexico1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Ray Luján
Senator from New Mexico2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing New Mexico.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Mexico over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Mexico

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Mexico have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is home to a population of 104k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2018, 7.93% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents were born outside of the country (8.24k people).

In 2018, there were 1.04 times more White (Hispanic) residents (47.7k people) in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.55k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Spanish (29,902 speakers), Navajo (1,546 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (319 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
  1. White (Hispanic)
    47.7k ± 672
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    46k ± 289
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    2.55k ± 368
50%
Hispanic Population
52k people

In 2018, there were 1.04 times more White (Hispanic) residents (47.7k people) in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.55k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

50% of the people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are hispanic (52k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    29,902 speakers (30.4%)
  2. Navajo
    1,546 speakers (1.57%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    319 speakers (0.324%)

33.7% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Spanish. 30.4% of the overall population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are native Spanish speakers. 1.57% speak Navajo and 0.324% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.93%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
8.24k people
7.41%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
7.85k people

As of 2018, 7.93% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents (8.24k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 7.41%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
52
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 44.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    6,918 ± 1,973 people
  2. Germany
    218 ± 362 people
  3. Philippines
    159 ± 309 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Mexico, the natal country of 6,918 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents, followed by Germany with 218 and Philippines with 159.

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Citizenship

95.2%
2018 Citizenship
94.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 95.2% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,321 ± 386
  2. Korea
    708 ± 164
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    653 ± 146

Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is $34,384. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Albuquerque City (Far Northeast Heights) PUMA, NM with a value of $66,621, followed by Albuquerque City (Northwest Mesa), Paradise Hills & Navajo Nation-Tohajiilee Chapter PUMA, NM and Santa Fe County PUMA, NM, with respective values of $66,599 and $60,193.

Males in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,735. The income inequality in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM employs 34.1k people. The largest industries in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Elementary & secondary schools (3,196 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,030 people), and Hospitals (2,004 people), and the highest paying industries are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($100,605), Metal ore mining ($72,832), and Rail transportation ($71,162).

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,384
2018 value
± $1,606
1.17%
1 Year Growth
± 6.97%

Households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have a median annual income of $34,384, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $33,986 in 2017, which represents a 1.17% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$46,561
Average Male Salary in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
± $8,521
$35,735
Average Female Salary in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
± $7,404

In 2017, full-time male employees in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
  1. Other
    $36,976 ± $29,311
  2. White
    $34,648 ± $5,240
  3. Asian
    $32,154 ± $29,979

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM workers was Other. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM.

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Wage Distribution

0.471
2017 Wage GINI in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
0.468
2016 Wage GINI in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM

In 2017, the income inequality in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.562% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Albuquerque City (Far Northeast Heights) PUMA, NM with a value of $66,621, followed by Albuquerque City (Northwest Mesa), Paradise Hills & Navajo Nation-Tohajiilee Chapter PUMA, NM and Santa Fe County PUMA, NM, with respective values of $66,599 and $60,193.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM (26.5k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    23,037 ± 1,073
  2. Hispanic
    15,155 ± 883
  3. Native American
    1,755 ± 317

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

34.1k
2017 Value
-0.24%
1 Year decline
± -0.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined at a rate of -0.24%, from 34.2k employees to 34.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, are Janitors & building cleaners (1,072 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,047 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,005 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by number of employees, are Janitors & building cleaners (1,072 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,047 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,005 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has an unusually high number of residents working as Electrical powerline installers & repairers (5.75 times higher than expected), Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators (5.13 times), and Firstline supervisors of police & detectives (4.91 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($109,380), Management analysts ($93,334), and Miscellaneous managers ($91,071).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

34.1k
2017 Value
-0.24%
1 Year decline
± -0.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined at a rate of -0.24%, from 34.2k employees to 34.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,196 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,030 people), and Hospitals (2,004 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, though some of these residents may live in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,196 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,030 people), and Hospitals (2,004 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has an unusually high number of Metal ore mining (102 times higher than expected), Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes (36.7 times), and Forestry except logging (21 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by average salary, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($100,605), Metal ore mining ($72,832), and Rail transportation ($71,162).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $12.9B
  2. $12.8B
  3. $7.72B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $12.9B, followed by Crude petroleum ($12.8B) and Electronics ($7.72B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Mexico products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$69.2B
2015 Value in New Mexico
$110B
Projected 2045 Value in New Mexico
59.8% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Mexico trade was $69.2B. This is expected to increase 59.8% to $110B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Mexico trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $9.94B
  2. $8.59B
  3. $5.67B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $9.94B, followed by Arizona with $8.59B and Oregon and $5.67B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Mexico shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM awarded 1,150 degrees. The student population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is skewed towards women, with 2,345 male students and 2,752 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are White (534 and 48.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (366 and 33.2%), Black or African American (57 and 5.18%), and Unknown (47 and 4.27%).

The largest universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM by number of degrees awarded are Western New Mexico University (742 and 64.5%) and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (408 and 35.5%).

The most popular majors in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Social Work (147 and 12.8%), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (80 and 6.96%), and Mechanical Engineering (73 and 6.35%).

The median tuition costs in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,030 and $15,671 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 54 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 46 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 40 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Mechanical Engineering with 54 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 742 degrees awarded
  2. 408 degrees awarded
$5,030
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western New Mexico University with 742 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

561
Degrees Awarded to Men
589
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 561 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, which is 0.952 times less than the 589 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    534 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    366 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    57 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM were to White students. These 534 degrees mean that there were 1.46 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 366 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was $109,300 in 2018, which is 0.476 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $108,300 to $109,300, a 0.923% increase. The homeownership rate in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is 71.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$109,300
2018 Median
± $3,615
$108,300
2017 Median
± $4,281

In 2018, the median property value in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM grew to to $109,300 from the previous year's value of $108,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$34,384
Median Household Income
± $1,606
39.8k
Number of Households
± 1,261

In 2018, the median household income of the 39.8k households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM grew to $34,384 from the previous year's value of $33,986.

The following chart displays the households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.8%
2018 Homeownership
72.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 71.8% of the housing units in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.74% of the workforce in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    77.7%
  2. Carpooled
    9.33%
  3. Worked At Home
    6.34%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Drove Alone (77.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.33%) and those who Worked At Home (6.34%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

92.3% of the population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has health coverage, with 27.6% on employee plans, 34.2% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 2.16% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Mexico was $7,214 in 2014. This is a 5.16% increase from the previous year ($6,860).

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see 1325 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.684% increase from the previous year (1316 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1544 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 271 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, McKinley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Mexico.
1,325 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Mexico

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see an average of 1,325 patients per year. This represents a 0.684% increase from the previous year (1,316 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Mexico in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Mexico.
$7,214
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Mexico
$4,155
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,445
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,663
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Mexico (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.16%, from $6,860 to $7,214.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.7%
Uninsured
27.6%
Employer Coverage
34.2%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
2.16%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined by 37.4% from 12.3% to 7.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 13.7% prevalence
  2. 13.3% prevalence
  3. 10.9% prevalence

Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico, at 13.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico by county over multiple years.

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