Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM

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2022 Population
114,596
0.0803% 1-year growth
US Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ben Ray Luján
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
31.3
2.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
23.4%
5.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$48,826
6.19% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$189,700
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
48,077
3.86% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM had a population of 115k people with a median age of 31.3 and a median household income of $48,826. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM grew from 114,504 to 114,596, a 0.0803% increase and its median household income grew from $45,979 to $48,826, a 6.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (31.5%), White (Hispanic) (30.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (15.5%), Other (Hispanic) (15%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.34%).

37.7% of the households in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.8% of the residents in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM are New Mexico State University-Main Campus (3,360 degrees awarded in 2022), New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (1,277 degrees), and Glitz School of Cosmetology (154 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was $189,700, and the homeownership rate was 53%.

Most people in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was 2 cars per household.

Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM borders Doña Ana County (Outer) PUMA, NM.

Population & Diversity

Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM is home to a population of 115k people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.6% of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM residents were born outside of the country (12.1k people).

In 2022, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.1k people) in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.5k White (Hispanic) and 17.7k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM are Spanish (36,662 households), Arabic (696 households), and Navajo (509 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
58,771
Women
51.6%
55,056
Men
48.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 113,827 inhabitants, with 48.4% men, and 51.6% women.

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Citizenship

93.8%
2022 Citizenship
93.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.8% of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    36.1k ± 1.52k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    34.5k ± 3.09k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    17.7k ± 2.34k
62%
Hispanic Population
71.1k people

In 2022, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.1k people) in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.5k White (Hispanic) and 17.7k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

62% of the people in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM are hispanic (71.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    8,986 ± 2,234 people
  2. El Salvador
    268 ± 401 people
  3. Germany
    256 ± 392 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was Mexico, the natal country of 8,986 Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM residents, followed by El Salvador with 268 and Germany with 256.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.1k people
11.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.8k people

As of 2022, 10.6% of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM residents (12.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was 11.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    36,662 households (34%)
  2. Arabic
    696 households (0.646%)
  3. Navajo
    509 households (0.473%)

37.7% of the households in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was Spanish. 34% of the households in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,667 ± 675
  2. Vietnam
    2,243 ± 354
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,294 ± 357

Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM employs 48.1k people. The largest industries in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM are Restaurants & Food Services (3,754 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,695 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,567 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($142,043), Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($123,441), and National security & international affairs ($119,448).

Males in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,007. The income inequality in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,295
Women
47.9%
23,137
Men
52.1%

The workforce of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM in 2020 was 44,432 people, with 47.9% woman, and 52.1% men.

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Occupations

48.1k
2022 Value
3.86%
1 Year growth
± 3.86%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 46.3k employees to 48.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM, are Cooks (1,613 people), Customer service representatives (1,397 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,326 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

48.1k
2022 Value
3.86%
1 Year growth
± 3.86%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 46.3k employees to 48.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,754 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,695 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,567 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM, though some of these residents may live in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,345
Median earning men ± $1,682
$25,868
Median earning women ± $2,189

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($107,697), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($55,109), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,852).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($55,966), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,323), and Public Administration ($48,873).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.72%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 860k people employed in New Mexico. This represents a 2.72% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Mexico went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing the state of New Mexico. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Mexico

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Martin Heinrich
Senator from New Mexico1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Ray Luján
Senator from New Mexico2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing New Mexico.

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US Representatives from New Mexico

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM awarded 4,943 degrees. The student population of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 8,884 male students and 12,876 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM are Hispanic or Latino (2,888 and 62.2%), followed by White (1,284 and 27.6%), Black or African American (125 and 2.69%), and Two or More Races (105 and 2.26%).

The largest universities in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM by number of degrees awarded are New Mexico State University-Main Campus (3,360 and 68%), New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (1,277 and 25.8%), and Glitz School of Cosmetology (154 and 3.12%).

The most popular majors in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM are General Studies (396 and 8.01%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (227 and 4.59%), and Registered Nursing (204 and 4.13%).

The median tuition cost in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM for a public four year colleges is $6,283 for in-state students and $23,407 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 21,760 (40.8% men and 59.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 21,760 students enrolled in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM, 40.8% men and 59.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 13,378 records, of which 62% were women and 38% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 149 degrees awarded
  2. 129 degrees awarded
  3. 153 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 149 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,360 degrees awarded
  2. 1,277 degrees awarded
  3. 154 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was New Mexico State University-Main Campus with 3,360 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,948 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM, which is 0.65 times less than the 2,995 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 2,888 degrees mean that there were 2.25 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,284 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,283) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,260) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,240) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.1% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM in 2022 were Some college (24k), High School or Equivalent (21.8k), and Bachelors Degree (14.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was $189,700 in 2022, which is 0.673 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $163,100 to $189,700, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM is 53%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM is $48,826. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was Albuquerque NW PUMA, NM with a value of $79,788, followed by Albuquerque Far NE PUMA, NM and Sandoval County New Mexico PUMA, NM, with respective values of $78,310 and $76,424.

Property

$189,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,765
$24,141
Median Property Taxes
±$1,475

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Rent vs Own

53%
Homeownership
2022
68.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53% of the housing units in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was Albuquerque NW PUMA, NM with a value of $79,788, followed by Albuquerque Far NE PUMA, NM and Sandoval County New Mexico PUMA, NM, with respective values of $78,310 and $76,424.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$48,826
Median Household Income
± $2,773
45.6k
Number of Households
± 2,177

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.6k households in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM grew to $48,826 from the previous year's value of $45,979.

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Wage Distribution

0.472
2022 Wage GINI in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM

In 2022, the income inequality in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.51% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.42%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (7.42%).

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.984% of the workforce in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM (26k out of 111k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.8% of the population of Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM has health coverage, with 30.8% on employee plans, 31.2% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see 1316 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.5% decrease from the previous year (1336 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1449 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 238 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,316 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Mexico

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see an average of 1,316 patients per year. This represents a 1.5% decrease from the previous year (1,336 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.9% under 18 years, 30.1% between 18 and 34 years, 29.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.19%
Uninsured
30.8%
Employer Coverage
31.2%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
15.8%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Doña Ana County Central--Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM grew by 7.82% from 8.53% to 9.19%.

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