New Mexico is a southwestern U.S. state whose diverse terrain encompasses the Chihuahuan Desert and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Its capital, Santa Fe, founded in 1610, is known for upscale spas and Spanish colonial architecture. It's also home to a vibrant arts scene, as well as the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, featuring the artist's iconic New Mexican landscape paintings, and the open-air Santa Fe Opera.
The state of New Mexico has a population of 2,004,243, and is formerly abbreviated as NM. New Mexico has 762,688 households in the state, with an average of 2.57 people living in each of them. Of the 2,004,243 people living in New Mexico, 49.31% are male, 50.69% are female, 55.47% are married and 44.53% are single. 61.49% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $153,250 in the state.
Air quality in New Mexico is rated at 83/100, and water quality at 46/100. There are 196.6 physicians in New Mexico per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 7.50% in the state and the sales tax rate is 7.19%.
Average income per household in New Mexico is $42,931. 15.86% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 18.45% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.32% earn more than $500,000 per year.