Population of Cities in New Mexico (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
3
100,000 to 1 Million
16
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 16 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in New Mexico is Albuquerque, with a population of 562,935 people.

Albuquerque

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

562,935

Las Cruces

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

102,407

Santa Fe

This large city is New Mexico's capital.

85,053

Roswell

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

47,818

Farmington

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

39,187

Clovis

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

39,539

Hobbs

This city was founded in 1907.

37,965

Alamogordo

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

32,257

Carlsbad

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

28,882

Name 2018 Population
Albuquerque562,935
Las Cruces102,407
Rio Rancho 100,224
Santa Fe85,053
Roswell47,818
Clovis39,539
Farmington39,187
Hobbs37,965
Alamogordo32,257
Carlsbad28,882
Gallup21,522
Sunland Park17,676
Los Lunas15,778
Deming14,472
Las Vegas13,095
Artesia12,610
Portales12,047
Lovington10,685
Española 10,320
Bernalillo9,962
Silver City9,739
Grants9,416
Anthony9,230
Corrales8,806
Socorro8,424
Ruidoso7,862
Belen7,086
Bloomfield6,630
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque6,080
Raton5,957
Truth or Consequences5,945
Taos5,811
Aztec5,574
Tucumcari4,875
Rio Communities4,625
Edgewood 3,843
Bosque Farms3,804
Peralta3,543
Milan3,268
Tularosa3,002
Eunice2,826
Clayton2,743
Santa Rosa2,698
Ruidoso Downs2,566
Lordsburg2,337
Bayard2,183
Jal1,985
Mesilla1,835
Questa1,760
Moriarty1,760
Santa Clara1,717
Columbus1,621
Hatch1,582
Estancia1,568
Capitan1,382
Loving1,365
Elephant Butte1,327
Pecos1,295
Dexter1,258
Hagerman1,234
Hurley1,214
Texico1,106
Angel Fire1,101
Chama1,044
Carrizozo936
Logan930
Springer907
Fort Sumner877
Cimarron877
Magdalena876
Mountainair852
Tatum775
Cuba752
Cloudcroft713
Melrose640
Tijeras543
Kirtland528
Red River481
Lake Arthur429
Williamsburg415
Vaughn412
Reserve286
Wagon Mound283
Jemez Springs261
Eagle Nest251
Willard236
Maxwell221
Roy202
San Ysidro201
San Jon199
Elida183
Corona162
Des Moines128
Dora125
Virden125
Floyd114
Hope107
Grady106
Causey98
Mosquero 79
Encino75
Taos Ski Valley69
House61
Folsom54
Grenville32