Population of Cities in New Mexico (2019)

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.

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Over 1 Million
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100,000 to 1 Million
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10,000 to 100,000

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 Location
Albuquerque564,764Map
Las Cruces102,731Map
Rio Rancho102,322Map
Santa Fe85,642Map
Roswell47,635Map
Clovis39,622Map
Farmington37,966Map
Hobbs37,876Map
Alamogordo32,744Map
Carlsbad28,866Map
Gallup20,948Map
Sunland Park18,242Map
Los Lunas15,940Map
Deming14,464Map
Las Vegas13,000Map
Artesia12,799Map
Portales12,076Map
Española10,411Map
Bernalillo10,342Map
Lovington10,328Map
Silver City9,655Map
Grants9,475Map
Anthony9,180Map
Corrales8,916Map
Socorro8,330Map
Ruidoso7,908Map
Belen7,068Map
Bloomfield6,400Map
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque6,089Map
Truth or Consequences5,906Map
Raton5,884Map
Taos5,835Map
Aztec5,381Map
Tucumcari4,825Map
Rio Communities4,611Map
Edgewood3,862Map
Bosque Farms3,796Map
Peralta3,532Map
Milan3,285Map
Tularosa3,047Map
Clayton2,733Map
Eunice2,728Map
Santa Rosa2,707Map
Ruidoso Downs2,561Map
Lordsburg2,274Map
Bayard2,157Map
Jal1,917Map
Mesilla1,825Map
Questa1,763Map
Moriarty1,747Map
Santa Clara1,700Map
Columbus1,620Map
Hatch1,578Map
Estancia1,560Map
Capitan1,379Map
Loving1,350Map
Elephant Butte1,320Map
Pecos1,286Map
Dexter1,255Map
Hagerman1,229Map
Hurley1,201Map
Texico1,104Map
Angel Fire1,095Map
Chama1,057Map
Carrizozo935Map
Logan918Map
Springer896Map
Cimarron866Map
Magdalena865Map
Fort Sumner858Map
Mountainair845Map
Cuba758Map
Tatum749Map
Cloudcroft723Map
Melrose639Map
Tijeras543Map
Kirtland510Map
Red River483Map
Lake Arthur427Map
Williamsburg412Map
Vaughn412Map
Reserve291Map
Wagon Mound279Map
Jemez Springs264Map
Eagle Nest248Map
Willard235Map
Maxwell219Map
San Ysidro203Map
San Jon198Map
Roy191Map
Elida182Map
Corona162Map
Des Moines128Map
Dora125Map
Virden121Map
Floyd114Map
Hope107Map
Grady106Map
Causey98Map
Encino74Map
Mosquero74Map
Taos Ski Valley69Map
House60Map
Folsom54Map
Grenville31Map