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 Mexico over the past 10 years, having grown 324.53% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²)
1Albuquerque562,281546,7552.84%448
2Las Cruces104,67298,2846.50%203
3Rio Rancho101,57087,97715.45%146
4Santa Fe85,62781,0125.70%244
5Roswell47,58948,463-1.80%239
6Farmington43,27846,042-6.00%187
7Hobbs41,08534,08820.53%232
8South Valley40,08040,976-2.19%206
9Clovis37,76538,278-1.34%238
10Alamogordo32,73430,6796.70%228
11Carlsbad30,92226,27617.68%148
12Gallup21,11521,798-3.13%157
13Sunland Park18,68214,33230.35%214
14Los Lunas16,58315,1159.71%132
15Chaparral14,43714,631-1.33%36
16Deming13,64414,806-7.85%122
17North Valley13,44911,33318.67%288
18Las Vegas12,68714,047-9.68%242
19Los Alamos12,66612,0195.38%170
20Artesia12,55811,5388.84%170
21Lovington11,86311,0397.46%156
22Portales11,30012,416-8.99%212
23Bernalillo11,2898,33535.44%344
24Espanola10,02210,279-2.50%192
25Anthony9,1639,487-3.42%506
26Silver City9,16210,255-10.66%135
27Shiprock9,0208,2958.74%99
28Grants8,8669,231-3.95%89
29Corrales8,7788,3804.75%121
30Socorro8,2749,010-8.17%85
31Ruidoso8,0138,032-0.24%74
32Bloomfield7,4858,169-8.37%60
33Belen7,4307,602-2.26%58
34Zuni Pueblo7,0016,30211.09%118
35North Hobbs6,3015,39116.88%36
36Aztec6,1976,747-8.15%73
37Edgewood6,1315,9023.88%16
38Los Ranchos de Albuquerque6,1206,0730.77%205
39Los Chaves6,1095,44612.17%89
40Taos5,8876,041-2.55%146
41Eldorado at Santa Fe5,8236,130-5.01%42
42Raton5,8026,862-15.45%109
43White Rock5,7515,7250.45%121
44Lee Acres5,7355,858-2.10%66
45Truth or Consequences5,5676,491-14.24%30
46Santa Teresa5,5154,25829.52%82
47Tucumcari4,8715,384-9.53%76
48Placitas4,6864,977-5.85%24
49Paradise Hills4,6564,2569.40%679
50Rio Communities4,5384,736-4.18%88
51El Cerro Mission4,1704,657-10.46%106
52Holloman AFB4,0963,05434.12%49
53Bosque Farms3,9003,983-2.08%148
54Meadow Lake3,8324,708-18.61%49
55La Cienega3,7323,819-2.28%49
56Milan3,6713,6370.93%126
57Peralta3,6003,661-1.67%121
58Sandia Heights3,5713,19311.84%282
59El Cerro3,2022,9538.43%113
60Eunice3,1442,9127.97%119
61Vado3,0993,194-2.97%155
62Tularosa3,0782,8717.21%163
63University Park2,9454,192-29.75%286
64West Hammond2,7772,790-0.47%53
65Dulce2,7502,7430.26%32
66Agua Fria2,7342,800-2.36%168
67Chimayo2,6413,177-16.87%46
68Clayton2,6212,970-11.75%50
69Santa Rosa2,6002,852-8.84%78
70Ruidoso Downs2,5682,767-7.19%101
71Cannon AFB2,4752,24510.24%63
72Crownpoint2,4192,2786.19%51
73Lordsburg2,3542,789-15.60%42
74La Mesilla2,3141,77230.59%77
75Santo Domingo Pueblo2,2922,456-6.68%168
76San Felipe Pueblo2,2172,404-7.78%28
77Jal2,1852,0486.69%68
78Ranchos de Taos2,1782,518-13.50%92
79Boles Acres2,1731,63832.66%27
80Bayard2,0712,323-10.85%325
81San Ysidro2,0602,090-1.44%116
82Pojoaque2,0271,9076.29%69
83Jarales2,0262,475-18.14%35
84Valencia2,0182,192-7.94%152
85Jemez Pueblo2,0181,78812.86%147
86El Valle de Arroyo Seco2,0091,44039.51%58
87Tome1,9881,8676.48%60
88Berino1,8771,44130.26%301
89Moriarty1,8461,987-7.10%40
90Nambe1,8201,8180.11%31
91Arenas Valley1,8131,52219.12%66
92Mesilla1,8041,907-5.40%49
93Arroyo Seco1,7941,7850.50%39
94Questa1,7531,773-1.13%51
95Santa Clara1,7271,900-9.11%188
96Las Maravillas1,7231,6285.84%254
97Keeler Farm1,7061,30530.73%22
98Flora Vista1,6882,191-22.96%55
99Upper Fruitland1,6861,6621.44%33
100Black Rock1,6561,32325.17%146
101Hatch1,6481,653-0.30%78
102Thoreau1,6411,865-12.01%15
103Waterflow1,6231,670-2.81%28
104Spencerville1,6091,25827.90%72
105La Huerta1,6081,24629.05%154
106Monterey Park1,6001,5672.11%90
107Columbus1,5991,689-5.33%51
108Estancia1,5671,637-4.28%38
109Sausal1,5661,05648.30%103
110Sandia Knolls1,4751,20822.10%78
111Radium Springs1,4671,699-13.66%37
112Navajo1,4501,645-11.85%96
113Capitan1,4391,489-3.36%66
114Taos Pueblo1,4251,13525.55%14
115San Rafael1,41393351.45%20
116Loving1,4051,3831.59%179
117Pecos1,3081,401-6.64%112
118Carnuel1,3051,2325.93%37
119Fairacres1,29482457.04%91
120Elephant Butte1,2781,438-11.13%46
121Ohkay Owingeh1,2561,1439.89%49
122Dexter1,2511,265-1.11%256
123White Sands1,2461,651-24.53%54
124Mescalero1,2441,338-7.03%10
125La Luz1,2221,697-27.99%17
126Hagerman1,2201,245-2.01%134
127Atoka1,1931,07710.77%26
128El Rancho1,1831,199-1.33%84
129Ponderosa Pine1,1591,195-3.01%21
130Do\u00c3\u00b1a Ana1,1581,211-4.38%270
131San Antonito1,15098516.75%70
132Hurley1,1461,291-11.23%167
133Twin Lakes1,1171,0526.18%18
134Laguna1,0751,241-13.38%15
135Indian Hills1,07589220.52%28
136Skyline-Ganipa1,0551,224-13.81%26
137Angel Fire1,0521,214-13.34%5
138Texico1,0431,123-7.12%187
139San Pablo1,01980626.43%125
140Tesuque1,0089258.97%26
141La Union9941,106-10.13%36
142Logan9911,045-5.17%14
143Sedillo98680222.94%54
144Chama9861,026-3.90%55
145San Miguel9781,153-15.18%64
146La Puebla9521,186-19.73%47
147Zia Pueblo93973727.41%5
148McIntosh9391,484-36.73%6
149Talpa93477820.05%106
150Carrizozo933994-6.14%17
151Adelino91982311.66%51
152High Rolls9108349.11%9
153Paraje90377716.22%24
154Chamita8998703.33%35
155Church Rock8871,128-21.37%57
156Springer8861,041-14.89%60
157Magdalena870937-7.15%21
158Fort Sumner8671,040-16.63%39
159Mountainair865939-7.88%82
160Midway861971-11.33%52
161Cimarron8611,017-15.34%64
162Tatum8577938.07%81
163Alamo8511,085-21.57%3
164Mesita8258042.61%11
165Santa Clara Pueblo8201,018-19.45%61
166El Rito8088080.00%29
167Mora80765623.02%15
168San Ildefonso Pueblo80352453.24%27
169Morningside787367114.44%1,250
170Tierra Amarilla784382105.24%43
171Happy Valley77451949.13%54
172Cedar Hill773847-8.74%21
173Cuba7617333.82%35
174Hernandez751946-20.61%66
175El Duende7437075.09%75
176Tohatchi741808-8.29%18
177Pe\u00c3\u00b1a Blanca7317093.10%16
178Napi Headquarters7287270.14%30
179Ventura71446852.56%19
180Cloudcroft7136785.16%65
181Livingston Wheeler70660915.93%64
182Cordova70441470.05%63
183Algodones704814-13.51%14
184Cedar Crest691958-27.87%33
185Santa Ana Pueblo68261011.80%14
186Tyrone6806376.75%302
187San Jose680695-2.16%56
188Pe\u00c3\u00b1asco66758913.24%82
189Lemitar65333097.88%71
190East Pecos646757-14.66%27
191Nenahnezad644688-6.40%28
192La Mesa638728-12.36%40
193Ojo Amarillo637766-16.84%48
194Chamberino625919-31.99%30
195Glorieta61843043.72%12
196Melrose615659-6.68%54
197Los Luceros604906-33.33%55
198Rodey59438853.09%157
199Madrone590707-16.55%29
200La Hacienda587725-19.03%65
201Kirtland581647-10.20%50
202Acomita Lake57441637.98%25
203La Villita573957-40.13%63
204Mimbres572667-14.24%19
205Ribera55241632.69%33
206Chili549654-16.06%25
207Yah-ta-hey548590-7.12%21
208Tijeras5375291.51%71
209Cedar Grove535747-28.38%4
210Ca\u00c3\u00b1ada de los Alamos51143417.74%21
211Rock Springs506567-10.76%13
212La Plata503612-17.81%7
213Sanostee50037134.77%16
214Cochiti Lake487569-14.41%58
215San Fidel473138242.75%17
216Red River459477-3.77%67
217Highland Meadows451624-27.72%10
218Pleasanton450106324.53%44
219Cochiti445528-15.72%85
220Cuyamungue431479-10.02%55
221Ramah42737015.41%17
222Rio Lucio4243899.00%60
223Pueblo of Sandia Village42236914.36%55
224Lake Arthur418424-1.42%117
225Peak Place4093778.49%47
226Mesquite4081,112-63.31%74
227Isleta Village Proper402491-18.13%224
228Cedro402430-6.51%11
229Williamsburg396451-12.20%121
230Pueblo Pintado388192102.08%5
231Jacona387412-6.07%68
232Dixon386926-58.32%5
233Vaughn385446-13.68%10
234Naschitti38330127.24%23
235Paguate379421-9.98%8
236Pinos Altos37219887.88%73
237Seama368465-20.86%9
238Rincon36527134.69%55
239Placitas364576-36.81%385
240Newcomb3593395.90%9
241Chamisal34831012.26%32
242San Mateo346161114.91%11
243Crystal34531110.93%12
244Brimhall Nizhoni34519973.37%3
245Canjilon33725631.64%16
246Edith Endave33621159.24%33
247Cotton City333388-14.18%2
248Cubero33128914.53%5
249Sunshine328420-21.90%3
250La Jara32520757.00%3
251Jaconita323332-2.71%71
252Pulpotio Bareas320120166.67%92
253Rowe319415-23.13%8
254Las Palomas31917384.39%30
255Tesuque Pueblo31823336.48%22
256Vadito31527016.67%54
257Pueblitos314794-60.45%22
258Salem311942-66.99%39
259Manzano Springs311137127.01%20
260Villanueva30922934.93%6
261Velarde302502-39.84%18
262Nakaibito297466-36.27%6
263North Light Plant296414-28.50%63
264Beclabito295317-6.94%6
265Nadine294376-21.81%4
266Abeytas29335
267Wagon Mound291313-7.03%43
268Encinal28421035.24%3
269Timberon275348-20.98%2
270Reserve273293-6.83%73
271North Acomita Village273303-9.90%14
272Jemez Springs2672631.52%8
273Tajique266130104.62%15
274Pajarito Mesa266579-54.06%3
275Navajo Dam266281-5.34%22
276Ponderosa255387-34.11%4
277Tecolotito2542329.48%53
278Sheep Springs2502452.04%6
279Santa Cruz249368-32.34%59
280Cruzville24915
281Eagle Nest245290-15.52%8
282White Signal24418134.81%6
283Torreon243326-25.46%3
284Willard242256-5.47%39
285Young Place24018728.34%21
286Sandia Park236237-0.42%49
287Galisteo234253-7.51%14
288Gila226314-28.03%4
289Madrid2182046.86%23
290Cuyamungue Grant217226-3.98%13
291San Luis2124
292Organ210323-34.98%36
293Maxwell206242-14.88%65
294Ute Park2059
295Hanover20516722.75%22
296Chupadero204362-43.65%17
297San Jon202223-9.42%10
298Bluewater Acres202206-1.94%10
299Torreon200237-15.61%4
300San Ysidro1991942.58%13
301Lyden199245-18.78%13
302Ca\u00c3\u00b1on198327-39.45%2
303Roy195232-15.95%14
304Tse Bonito186299-37.79%20
305Twin Forks185196-5.61%7
306San Cristobal184273-32.60%4
307Nageezi183286-36.01%2
308Los Cerrillos182321-43.30%8
309Quemado177228-22.37%15
310Truchas176560-68.57%4
311Arroyo Hondo176474-62.87%16
312San Jose17213725.55%97
313Glen Acres171208-17.79%27
314Elida170198-14.14%25
315Seboyeta169179-5.59%2
316Soham167210-20.48%16
317San Lorenzo16614
318Corona165174-5.17%24
319Lamy159218-27.06%9
320Blanco159388-59.02%7
321Alcalde159285-44.21%46
322Hillsboro15412424.19%11
323Abiquiu151231-34.63%24
324Buckhorn150200-25.00%5
325Tecolote149298-50.00%4
326Alamillo14310240.20%18
327Lake Sumner142143-0.70%
328Nogal1403
329San Pedro137184-25.54%2
330La Cueva137168-18.45%12
331Cliff135293-53.92%2
332Monument134206-34.95%4
333Llano del Medio13411813.56%10
334Virden131148-11.49%92
335Polvadera126269-53.16%19
336Mountain View1251222.46%63
337Casa Colorada125272-54.04%3
338Las Nutrias124149-16.78%19
339Anton Chico124188-34.04%10
340Watrous123135-8.89%32
341Rosedale122394-69.04%10
342Gallina1204
343Des Moines118139-15.11%20
344Lumberton11636
345Dora115134-14.18%6
346Malaga114147-22.45%6
347Animas114237-51.90%1
348Picuris Pueblo11337
349Fence Lake1131
350Pie Town111186-40.32%
351Floyd108122-11.48%5
352Chical1081070.93%20
353Pueblito10626
354Hope1061050.95%13
355McCartys Village10377
356Canova102118-13.56%18
357Grady99108-8.33%55
358North Hurley98300-67.33%10
359Lake Valley962
360Causey94108-12.96%4
361Windmill9310
362Aragon932
363Apache Creek932
364Costilla92205-55.12%5
365Ca\u00c3\u00b1ones92118-22.03%3
366Rio en Medio89143-37.76%20
367Brazos8860
368Sacramento862
369Whites City8529
370Sombrillo83351-76.35%13
371Luis Lopez83107-22.43%23
372Bluewater Village82628-86.94%1
373Mosquero8192-11.96%12
374Encino7682-7.32%6
375Chamizal76101-24.75%26
376Taos Ski Valley75715.63%4
377Veguita73232-68.53%13
378Winston7226
379San Acacia7215
380Escudilla Bonita72119-39.50%1
381Coyote72128-43.75%3
382Rodeo71101-29.70%1
383Regina69105-34.29%1
384Pinehill693
385Oasis67149-55.03%5
386Puerto de Luna62141-56.03%1
387House6268-8.82%10
388Bent62119-47.90%2
389Moquino584
390Mayhill561
391Folsom5566-16.67%13
392Bibo55140-60.71%1
393Playas544
394Chilili54137-60.58%8
395Los Ojos52125-58.40%6
396North San Ysidro51159-67.92%3
397Lake Roberts Heights5010
398Faywood4613
399City of the Sun4627
400Caballo45112-59.82%7
401Youngsville447
402Nara Visa441
403Orogrande411
404Hachita3813
405South Acomita Village37105-64.76%10
406Duran371
407Anzac Village3610
408Glenwood34143-76.22%3
409Cundiyo3410
410Capulin343
411Lake Roberts3317
412Homestead324
413Weed311
414Middle Frisco277
415Luna27158-82.91%1
416Grenville2732-15.63%11
417La Madera25154-83.77%1
418Arrey25232-89.22%5
419Loco Hills24126-80.95%4
420Escondida2427
421Ensenada24107-77.57%2
422Datil242
423Cobre2351
424Kingston2116
425Cuartelez21469-95.52%2
426La Joya142
427Conchas Dam13186-93.01%
428San Antonio11165-93.33%4
429Pastura52
430Trout Valley
431Sena129-100.00%
432San Antonito
433Rivers
434Rancho Grande142-100.00%
435Pueblo
436Pinon
437Pecan Park
438Newkirk
439Manzano
440Lower Frisco
441Hot Springs Landing110-100.00%
442Golden
443Garfield137-100.00%

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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