New Mexico

Capital: Santa Fe
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2015
2,082,264
Population 2016 2,085,432
Population 2017 2,088,070
Below Poverty 2014 21.3
Below Poverty 2015 20.4
Below Poverty 2016 19.8
Below Poverty 2017  19.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 53.5
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 53.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 53.9
Unemployed 2015 6.6
Unemployed 2016 6.7
Unemployed 2017 6.2
Unemployed 2018 (Oct.) 4.6
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 1,980
STATE FACTS
The Navajo, the Nation's largest Native American tribe, have a reservation that covers 14 million acres.
White Sands National Monument is a desert, not of sand, but of gleaming white gypsum crystals.
Moon Rocks can be found at the International Space Hall of Fame that is located in Alamogordo.