10 Largest Cities in New Mexico

The largest city in New Mexico is Albuquerque, with a population of 562,281. Pleasanton is the fastest growing city in New Mexicoover the past 10 years, having grown 324.53% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Albuquerque562,281546,7552.84%3,003187.22
2Las Cruces104,67298,2846.50%1,36176.93
3Rio Rancho101,57087,97715.45%982103.42
4Santa Fe85,62781,0125.70%1,63952.23
5Roswell47,58948,463-1.80%1,60129.72
6Farmington43,27846,042-6.00%1,25634.46
7Hobbs41,08534,08820.53%1,55626.40
8South Valley40,08040,976-2.19%1,38129.02
9Clovis37,76538,278-1.34%1,59923.61
10Alamogordo32,73430,6796.70%1,53021.39
11Carlsbad30,92226,27617.68%99131.21
12Gallup21,11521,798-3.13%1,05619.99
13Sunland Park18,68214,33230.35%1,43513.02
14Los Lunas16,58315,1159.71%88518.73
15Chaparral14,43714,631-1.33%24459.06
16Deming13,64414,806-7.85%81716.70
17North Valley13,44911,33318.67%1,9356.95
18Las Vegas12,68714,047-9.68%1,6227.82
19Los Alamos12,66612,0195.38%1,13911.13
20Artesia12,55811,5388.84%1,14310.98
21Lovington11,86311,0397.46%1,04411.36
22Portales11,30012,416-8.99%1,4237.94
23Bernalillo11,2898,33535.44%2,3104.89
24Espanola10,02210,279-2.50%1,2867.79
25Anthony9,1639,487-3.42%3,3942.70
26Silver City9,16210,255-10.66%90510.12
27Shiprock9,0208,2958.74%66813.51
28Grants8,8669,231-3.95%59514.91
29Corrales8,7788,3804.75%81410.78
30Socorro8,2749,010-8.17%57214.45
31Ruidoso8,0138,032-0.24%49816.08
32Bloomfield7,4858,169-8.37%40418.55
33Belen7,4307,602-2.26%39218.95
34Zuni Pueblo7,0016,30211.09%7918.85
35North Hobbs6,3015,39116.88%24226.04
36Aztec6,1976,747-8.15%49212.61
37Edgewood6,1315,9023.88%10856.80
38Los Ranchos de Albuquerque6,1206,0730.77%1,3754.45
39Los Chaves6,1095,44612.17%59510.28
40Taos5,8876,041-2.55%9806.01
41Eldorado at Santa Fe5,8236,130-5.01%28020.77
42Raton5,8026,862-15.45%7297.96
43White Rock5,7515,7250.45%8147.07
44Lee Acres5,7355,858-2.10%44212.99
45Truth or Consequences5,5676,491-14.24%19928.00
46Santa Teresa5,5154,25829.52%55110.00
47Tucumcari4,8715,384-9.53%5129.51
48Placitas4,6864,977-5.85%15829.71
49Paradise Hills4,6564,2569.40%4,5511.02
50Rio Communities4,5384,736-4.18%5907.69
51El Cerro Mission4,1704,657-10.46%7095.88
52Holloman AFB4,0963,05434.12%32612.55
53Bosque Farms3,9003,983-2.08%9913.94
54Meadow Lake3,8324,708-18.61%33211.54
55La Cienega3,7323,819-2.28%32711.41
56Milan3,6713,6370.93%8464.34
57Peralta3,6003,661-1.67%8104.44
58Sandia Heights3,5713,19311.84%1,8931.89
59El Cerro3,2022,9538.43%7594.22
60Eunice3,1442,9127.97%7973.94
61Vado3,0993,194-2.97%1,0412.98
62Tularosa3,0782,8717.21%1,0922.82
63University Park2,9454,192-29.75%1,9191.53
64West Hammond2,7772,790-0.47%3577.78
65Dulce2,7502,7430.26%21512.81
66Agua Fria2,7342,800-2.36%1,1282.42
67Chimayo2,6413,177-16.87%3078.59
68Clayton2,6212,970-11.75%3377.78
69Santa Rosa2,6002,852-8.84%5205.00
70Ruidoso Downs2,5682,767-7.19%6783.79
71Cannon AFB2,4752,24510.24%4225.87
72Crownpoint2,4192,2786.19%3437.05
73Lordsburg2,3542,789-15.60%2798.43
74La Mesilla2,3141,77230.59%5204.45
75Santo Domingo Pueblo2,2922,456-6.68%1,1252.04
76San Felipe Pueblo2,2172,404-7.78%18511.98
77Jal2,1852,0486.69%4534.82
78Ranchos de Taos2,1782,518-13.50%6183.53
79Boles Acres2,1731,63832.66%17912.17
80Bayard2,0712,323-10.85%2,1780.95
81San Ysidro2,0602,090-1.44%7792.65
82Pojoaque2,0271,9076.29%4644.37
83Jarales2,0262,475-18.14%2328.72
85Valencia2,0182,192-7.94%1,0171.98
84Jemez Pueblo2,0181,78812.86%9882.04
86El Valle de Arroyo Seco2,0091,44039.51%3875.19
87Tome1,9881,8676.48%4024.95
88Berino1,8771,44130.26%2,0200.93
89Moriarty1,8461,987-7.10%2666.93
90Nambe1,8201,8180.11%2098.69
91Arenas Valley1,8131,52219.12%4464.07
92Mesilla1,8041,907-5.40%3265.53
93Arroyo Seco1,7941,7850.50%2636.83
94Questa1,7531,773-1.13%3435.11
95Santa Clara1,7271,900-9.11%1,2641.37
96Las Maravillas1,7231,6285.84%1,7061.01
97Keeler Farm1,7061,30530.73%15011.39
98Flora Vista1,6882,191-22.96%3664.61
99Upper Fruitland1,6861,6621.44%2247.52
100Black Rock1,6561,32325.17%9801.69
101Hatch1,6481,653-0.30%5213.16
102Thoreau1,6411,865-12.01%10315.91
103Waterflow1,6231,670-2.81%1898.60
104Spencerville1,6091,25827.90%4813.35
105La Huerta1,6081,24629.05%1,0321.56
106Monterey Park1,6001,5672.11%6052.65
107Columbus1,5991,689-5.33%3434.67
108Estancia1,5671,637-4.28%2546.17
109Sausal1,5661,05648.30%6932.26
110Sandia Knolls1,4751,20822.10%5262.80
111Radium Springs1,4671,699-13.66%2465.97
112Navajo1,4501,645-11.85%6442.25
113Capitan1,4391,489-3.36%4423.26
114Taos Pueblo1,4251,13525.55%9115.60
115San Rafael1,41393351.45%13710.32
116Loving1,4051,3831.59%1,2001.17
117Pecos1,3081,401-6.64%7501.75
118Carnuel1,3051,2325.93%2455.32
119Fairacres1,29482457.04%6142.11
120Elephant Butte1,2781,438-11.13%3064.18
121Ohkay Owingeh1,2561,1439.89%3273.84
122Dexter1,2511,265-1.11%1,7160.73
123White Sands1,2461,651-24.53%3633.43
124Mescalero1,2441,338-7.03%7017.89
125La Luz1,2221,697-27.99%11410.68
126Hagerman1,2201,245-2.01%9001.36
127Atoka1,1931,07710.77%1766.76
128El Rancho1,1831,199-1.33%5642.10
129Ponderosa Pine1,1591,195-3.01%1448.07
130Dona Ana1,1581,211-4.38%1,8120.64
131San Antonito1,15098516.75%4712.44
132Hurley1,1461,291-11.23%1,1241.02
133Twin Lakes1,1171,0526.18%1249.02
135Laguna1,0751,241-13.38%9810.93
134Indian Hills1,07589220.52%1885.71
136Skyline-Ganipa1,0551,224-13.81%1716.16
137Angel Fire1,0521,214-13.34%3728.80
138Texico1,0431,123-7.12%1,2580.83
139San Pablo1,01980626.43%8371.22
140Tesuque1,0089258.97%1775.68
141La Union9941,106-10.13%2404.14
142Logan9911,045-5.17%9410.60
144Sedillo98680222.94%3592.75
143Chama9861,026-3.90%3692.67
145San Miguel9781,153-15.18%4272.29
146La Puebla9521,186-19.73%3133.04
148Zia Pueblo93973727.41%3527.03
147McIntosh9391,484-36.73%4222.27
149Talpa93477820.05%7121.31
150Carrizozo933994-6.14%1128.36
151Adelino91982311.66%3392.71
152High Rolls9108349.11%5915.41
153Paraje90377716.22%1625.58
154Chamita8998703.33%2333.85
155Church Rock8871,128-21.37%3852.30
156Springer8861,041-14.89%4022.20
157Magdalena870937-7.15%1406.22
158Fort Sumner8671,040-16.63%2623.31
159Mountainair865939-7.88%5471.58
161Midway861971-11.33%3462.48
160Cimarron8611,017-15.34%4282.01
162Tatum8577938.07%5411.58
163Alamo8511,085-21.57%2239.17
164Mesita8258042.61%7710.70
165Santa Clara Pueblo8201,018-19.45%4062.02
166El Rito8088080.00%1974.11
167Mora80765623.02%1008.04
168San Ildefonso Pueblo80352453.24%1824.42
169Morningside787367114.44%8,3720.09
170Tierra Amarilla784382105.24%2922.69
171Happy Valley77451949.13%3612.15
172Cedar Hill773847-8.74%1445.36
173Cuba7617333.82%2333.26
174Hernandez751946-20.61%4431.70
175El Duende7437075.09%5061.47
176Tohatchi741808-8.29%1206.16
177Pena Blanca7317093.10%1066.89
178Napi Headquarters7287270.14%2013.62
179Ventura71446852.56%1315.46
180Cloudcroft7136785.16%4371.63
181Livingston Wheeler70660915.93%4301.64
183Cordova70441470.05%4231.66
182Algodones704814-13.51%967.30
184Cedar Crest691958-27.87%2223.11
185Santa Ana Pueblo68261011.80%927.38
187Tyrone6806376.75%2,0300.34
186San Jose680695-2.16%3761.81
188Penasco66758913.24%5491.22
189Lemitar65333097.88%4761.37
190East Pecos646757-14.66%1803.60
191Nenahnezad644688-6.40%1853.48
192La Mesa638728-12.36%2692.37
193Ojo Amarillo637766-16.84%3241.97
194Chamberino625919-31.99%2043.06
195Glorieta61843043.72%817.65
196Melrose615659-6.68%3641.69
197Los Luceros604906-33.33%3691.64
198Rodey59438853.09%1,0530.56
199Madrone590707-16.55%1923.08
200La Hacienda587725-19.03%4341.35
201Kirtland581647-10.20%3371.72
202Acomita Lake57441637.98%1663.45
203La Villita573957-40.13%4211.36
204Mimbres572667-14.24%1294.44
205Ribera55241632.69%2192.52
206Chili549654-16.06%1673.28
207Yah-ta-hey548590-7.12%1383.98
208Tijeras5375291.51%4741.13
209Cedar Grove535747-28.38%3017.99
210Canada de los Alamos51143417.74%1393.68
211Rock Springs506567-10.76%875.81
212La Plata503612-17.81%5010.15
213Sanostee50037134.77%1104.54
214Cochiti Lake487569-14.41%3921.24
215San Fidel473138242.75%1124.21
216Red River459477-3.77%4521.01
217Highland Meadows451624-27.72%656.92
218Pleasanton450106324.53%2951.52
219Cochiti445528-15.72%5710.78
220Cuyamungue431479-10.02%3691.17
221Ramah42737015.41%1123.81
222Rio Lucio4243899.00%4031.05
223Pueblo of Sandia Village42236914.36%3721.13
224Lake Arthur418424-1.42%7860.53
225Peak Place4093778.49%3131.31
226Mesquite4081,112-63.31%4990.82
228Isleta Village Proper402491-18.13%1,5000.27
227Cedro402430-6.51%755.39
229Williamsburg396451-12.20%8150.49
230Pueblo Pintado388192102.08%3710.56
231Jacona387412-6.07%4570.85
232Dixon386926-58.32%3311.53
233Vaughn385446-13.68%695.60
234Naschitti38330127.24%1532.51
235Paguate379421-9.98%517.41
236Pinos Altos37219887.88%4920.76
237Seama368465-20.86%596.25
238Rincon36527134.69%3700.99
239Placitas364576-36.81%2,5820.14
240Newcomb3593395.90%606.02
241Chamisal34831012.26%2121.64
242San Mateo346161114.91%724.83
244Crystal34531110.93%794.38
243Brimhall Nizhoni34519973.37%2116.31
245Canjilon33725631.64%1053.21
246Edith Endave33621159.24%2221.51
247Cotton City333388-14.18%1325.53
248Cubero33128914.53%359.37
249Sunshine328420-21.90%1917.64
250La Jara32520757.00%2314.25
251Jaconita323332-2.71%4790.67
252Pulpotio Bareas320120166.67%6200.52
254Rowe319415-23.13%526.11
253Las Palomas31917384.39%1991.60
255Tesuque Pueblo31823336.48%1452.20
256Vadito31527016.67%3650.86
257Pueblitos314794-60.45%1472.14
259Salem311942-66.99%2591.20
258Manzano Springs311137127.01%1362.28
260Villanueva30922934.93%437.26
261Velarde302502-39.84%1182.55
262Nakaibito297466-36.27%427.00
263North Light Plant296414-28.50%4200.70
264Beclabito295317-6.94%397.53
265Nadine294376-21.81%2611.36
266Abeytas2932381.23
267Wagon Mound291313-7.03%2881.01
268Encinal28421035.24%2113.47
269Timberon275348-20.98%1420.29
271Reserve273293-6.83%4900.56
270North Acomita Village273303-9.90%952.86
272Jemez Springs2672631.52%564.80
275Tajique266130104.62%982.70
274Pajarito Mesa266579-54.06%2112.49
273Navajo Dam266281-5.34%1481.80
276Ponderosa255387-34.11%289.13
277Tecolotito2542329.48%3530.72
278Sheep Springs2502452.04%425.96
280Santa Cruz249368-32.34%3930.63
279Cruzville249982.55
281Eagle Nest245290-15.52%564.37
282White Signal24418134.81%386.43
283Torreon243326-25.46%1813.88
284Willard242256-5.47%2620.92
285Young Place24018728.34%1401.71
286Sandia Park236237-0.42%3260.72
287Galisteo234253-7.51%922.55
288Gila226314-28.03%249.36
289Madrid2182046.86%1571.39
290Cuyamungue Grant217226-3.98%862.54
291San Luis212268.28
292Organ210323-34.98%2430.86
293Maxwell206242-14.88%4350.47
295Ute Park205603.40
294Hanover20516722.75%1471.40
296Chupadero204362-43.65%1131.81
298San Jon202223-9.42%692.93
297Bluewater Acres202206-1.94%643.13
299Torreon200237-15.61%248.25
301San Ysidro1991942.58%852.34
300Lyden199245-18.78%892.24
302Canon198327-39.45%1216.11
303Roy195232-15.95%952.04
304Tse Bonito186299-37.79%1321.41
305Twin Forks185196-5.61%454.13
306San Cristobal184273-32.60%276.89
307Nageezi183286-36.01%1314.10
308Los Cerrillos182321-43.30%543.37
309Quemado177228-22.37%991.79
311Truchas176560-68.57%256.93
310Arroyo Hondo176474-62.87%1071.65
312San Jose17213725.55%6490.27
313Glen Acres171208-17.79%1810.94
314Elida170198-14.14%1661.02
315Seboyeta169179-5.59%1511.51
316Soham167210-20.48%1081.55
317San Lorenzo166951.75
318Corona165174-5.17%1611.03
321Lamy159218-27.06%612.59
320Blanco159388-59.02%453.54
319Alcalde159285-44.21%3080.52
322Hillsboro15412424.19%722.13
323Abiquiu151231-34.63%1580.95
324Buckhorn150200-25.00%324.64
325Tecolote149298-50.00%265.63
326Alamillo14310240.20%1191.20
327Lake Sumner142143-0.70%262.27
328Nogal140187.61
330San Pedro137184-25.54%149.76
329La Cueva137168-18.45%831.65
331Cliff135293-53.92%1310.25
333Monument134206-34.95%255.28
332Llano del Medio13411813.56%701.91
334Virden131148-11.49%6210.21
335Polvadera126269-53.16%1300.97
337Mountain View1251222.46%4210.30
336Casa Colorada125272-54.04%235.52
339Las Nutrias124149-16.78%1280.97
338Anton Chico124188-34.04%691.79
340Watrous123135-8.89%2160.57
341Rosedale122394-69.04%691.77
342Gallina120274.50
343Des Moines118139-15.11%1360.87
344Lumberton1162430.48
345Dora115134-14.18%412.77
347Malaga114147-22.45%382.97
346Animas114237-51.90%715.66
349Picuris Pueblo1132470.46
348Fence Lake113716.91
350Pie Town111186-40.32%257.27
352Floyd108122-11.48%353.09
351Chical1081070.93%1330.81
354Pueblito1061740.61
353Hope1061050.95%871.22
355McCartys Village1035180.20
356Canova102118-13.56%1210.84
357Grady99108-8.33%3720.27
358North Hurley98300-67.33%641.53
359Lake Valley96128.35
360Causey94108-12.96%253.75
363Windmill93641.45
362Aragon93118.45
361Apache Creek93118.20
365Costilla92205-55.12%303.03
364Canones92118-22.03%224.14
366Rio en Medio89143-37.76%1340.66
367Brazos884060.22
368Sacramento86136.55
369Whites City851920.44
371Sombrillo83351-76.35%880.95
370Luis Lopez83107-22.43%1540.54
372Bluewater Village82628-86.94%810.06
373Mosquero8192-11.96%811.00
375Encino7682-7.32%381.99
374Chamizal76101-24.75%1720.44
376Taos Ski Valley75715.63%262.85
377Veguita73232-68.53%870.84
381Winston721720.42
380San Acacia721030.70
379Escudilla Bonita72119-39.50%612.16
378Coyote72128-43.75%174.15
382Rodeo71101-29.70%98.19
384Regina69105-34.29%97.27
383Pinehill69203.38
385Oasis67149-55.03%322.09
388Puerto de Luna62141-56.03%414.18
387House6268-8.82%680.91
386Bent62119-47.90%106.14
389Moquino58252.32
390Mayhill5669.50
392Folsom5566-16.67%840.65
391Bibo55140-60.71%68.94
394Playas54291.86
393Chilili54137-60.58%540.99
395Los Ojos52125-58.40%371.39
396North San Ysidro51159-67.92%222.30
397Lake Roberts Heights50660.76
399Faywood46870.53
398City of the Sun461820.25
400Caballo45112-59.82%460.98
402Youngsville44490.89
401Nara Visa4467.05
403Orogrande4175.68
404Hachita38860.44
406South Acomita Village37105-64.76%660.56
405Duran3784.69
407Anzac Village36650.56
410Glenwood34143-76.22%221.54
409Cundiyo34700.49
408Capulin34231.48
411Lake Roberts331170.28
412Homestead32271.17
413Weed3138.97
416Middle Frisco27500.55
415Luna27158-82.91%55.56
414Grenville2732-15.63%710.38
418La Madera25154-83.77%64.44
417Arrey25232-89.22%320.79
422Loco Hills24126-80.95%280.86
421Escondida241790.13
420Ensenada24107-77.57%161.46
419Datil24131.87
423Cobre233430.07
425Kingston211060.20
424Cuartelez21469-95.52%151.37
426La Joya14150.94
427Conchas Dam13186-93.01%28.32
428San Antonio11165-93.33%240.45
429Pastura5140.35
443Trout Valley0.18
442Sena129-100.00%2.13
441San Antonito1.73
440Rivers2.24
439Rancho Grande142-100.00%0.42
438Pueblo1.82
437Pinon5.16
436Pecan Park0.11
435Newkirk1.09
434Manzano1.69
433Lower Frisco1.01
432Hot Springs Landing110-100.00%0.45
431Golden6.73
430Garfield137-100.00%0.78

Top 443 Cities in New Mexico by Population

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.

Map of Cities in New Mexico

New Mexico Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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