Population of Cities in New Mexico (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
2
100,000 to 1 Million
18
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, 2 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 18 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in New Mexico is Albuquerque, with a population of 559,121 people.

Albuquerque

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

559,121

Las Cruces

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

101,643

Rio Rancho

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

94,171

Santa Fe

This large city is New Mexico's capital.

84,099

Roswell

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

48,544

Farmington

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

42,871

Clovis

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

39,480

Hobbs

This city was founded in 1907.

38,416

Alamogordo

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

30,753

Carlsbad

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

28,957

Name 2017 Population
Albuquerque559,121
Las Cruces101,643
Rio Rancho94,171
Santa Fe84,099
Roswell48,544
Farmington42,871
Clovis39,480
Hobbs38,416
Alamogordo30,753
Carlsbad28,957
Gallup23,240
Sunland Park15,940
Los Lunas village15,336
Deming14,522
Las Vegas13,386
Artesia12,036
Portales11,995
Lovington11,800
Española10,066
Silver City10,004
Anthony9,293
Grants9,239
Bernalillo8,843
Socorro8,722
Corrales village8,502
Ruidoso village7,739
Bloomfield7,314
Belen7,152
Raton6,187
Aztec6,147
Truth or Consequences6,079
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque village6,063
Taos5,740
Tucumcari5,025
Bosque Farms village3,838
Edgewood3,805
Peralta3,585
Milan village3,250
Eunice3,136
Tularosa village2,864
Clayton2,774
Santa Rosa2,675
Ruidoso Downs2,586
Lordsburg2,531
Bayard2,264
Jal2,201
Mesilla1,874
Moriarty1,806
Questa village1,753
Santa Clara village1,638
Columbus village1,625
Hatch village1,600
Estancia1,597
Loving village1,409
Capitan village1,392
Elephant Butte1,351
Pecos village1,324
Dexter1,272
Hurley1,256
Hagerman1,254
Angel Fire village1,122
Texico1,119
Chama village1,004
Logan village966
Springer943
Carrizozo941
Fort Sumner village932
Cimarron village912
Magdalena village911
Mountainair878
Tatum857
Cuba village736
Cloudcroft village682
Melrose village644
Tijeras village545
Red River476
Lake Arthur437
Williamsburg village425
Vaughn413
Wagon Mound village297
Reserve village272
Eagle Nest village261
Jemez Springs village253
Willard village241
Roy village235
Maxwell village228
San Jon village203
San Ysidro village195
Elida186
Corona village162
Virden village137
Des Moines village129
Dora village125
Floyd village114
Hope village107
Grady village106
Causey village98
Mosquero village93
Encino village78
Taos Ski Valley village69
House village64
Folsom village54
Grenville village35