Population of Cities in New Mexico (2019)

0
Over 1 Million
3
100,000 to 1 Million
17
10,000 to 100,000

With a population of just over 2 million, New Mexico is ranked 36 in terms of population in the United States. Albuquerque is the most populous city in the state with a population count of over 559,000 according to 2017 estimates. Las Cruces is the only other city in New Mexico with a population that exceeds 100,000. There is a total of 18 cities that have populations between 10,000 and 100,000, including the state capital Santa Fe, which is ranked 4th in the state with 84,099 inhabitants.

Municipalities in New Mexico are designated as cities, towns and villages. These incorporated areas are spread across 33 different counties. The smallest city in New Mexico by population is Texico, which is located in Curry County. It has an estimated population of 1,130 residents.

New Mexico has 0 cities with more than a million people, 3 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 17 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in New Mexico is Albuquerque, with a population of 564,764 people.

Albuquerque

The state's largest city and the 32nd-largest city in the U.S. is home to the International Balloon Fiesta.

564,764

Las Cruces

New Mexico's second-largest city is also the largest city in southern New Mexico and Dona Ana County.

102,731

Rio Rancho

This city is one of the fastest-growing in the state.

102,322

Santa Fe

This large city is New Mexico's capital.

85,642

Roswell

This city is known for being the crash site of an alleged UFO.

47,635

Farmington

This city is known throughout the state for hosting baseball tournaments.

37,966

Clovis

The city of Clovis is located just nine miles from the Texas border.

39,622

Hobbs

This city was founded in 1907.

37,876

Alamogordo

The first explosion of an atomic bomb occurred in this New Mexico city.

32,744

Carlsbad

Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Park are two popular landmarks in this city.

28,866

Name 2019 Population
Albuquerque564,764
Las Cruces102,731
Rio Rancho102,322
Santa Fe85,642
Roswell47,635
Clovis39,622
Farmington37,966
Hobbs37,876
Alamogordo32,744
Carlsbad28,866
Gallup20,948
Sunland Park18,242
Los Lunas15,940
Deming14,464
Las Vegas13,000
Artesia12,799
Portales12,076
Española10,411
Bernalillo10,342
Lovington10,328
Silver City9,655
Grants9,475
Anthony9,180
Corrales8,916
Socorro8,330
Ruidoso7,908
Belen7,068
Bloomfield6,400
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque6,089
Truth or Consequences5,906
Raton5,884
Taos5,835
Aztec5,381
Tucumcari4,825
Rio Communities4,611
Edgewood3,862
Bosque Farms3,796
Peralta3,532
Milan3,285
Tularosa3,047
Clayton2,733
Eunice2,728
Santa Rosa2,707
Ruidoso Downs2,561
Lordsburg2,274
Bayard2,157
Jal1,917
Mesilla1,825
Questa1,763
Moriarty1,747
Santa Clara1,700
Columbus1,620
Hatch1,578
Estancia1,560
Capitan1,379
Loving1,350
Elephant Butte1,320
Pecos1,286
Dexter1,255
Hagerman1,229
Hurley1,201
Texico1,104
Angel Fire1,095
Chama1,057
Carrizozo935
Logan918
Springer896
Cimarron866
Magdalena865
Fort Sumner858
Mountainair845
Cuba758
Tatum749
Cloudcroft723
Melrose639
Tijeras543
Kirtland510
Red River483
Lake Arthur427
Williamsburg412
Vaughn412
Reserve291
Wagon Mound279
Jemez Springs264
Eagle Nest248
Willard235
Maxwell219
San Ysidro203
San Jon198
Roy191
Elida182
Corona162
Des Moines128
Dora125
Virden121
Floyd114
Hope107
Grady106
Causey98
Encino74
Mosquero74
Taos Ski Valley69
House60
Folsom54
Grenville31