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New Mexico has an Open Meetings Act (OMA) giving residents and any other persons access to public meetings, and an Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) ensuring people the right to all public records in state and local government with defined exceptions written into law. The Attorney General's office and local district attorneys have the authority to enforce these laws. New Mexico is the 47th state to join the Union on January 6, 1912. New Mexico is one of the least populated states and is home to millions of acres of protected national forests. New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment, and has a strong Hispanic and Native American cultural influence. There are 33 counties in New Mexico. Albuquerque is the largest city while Santa Fe is the capital. The Department of Public Safety maintains a database of criminal history records, missing persons data and allows public record requests. Find New Mexico public records from government websites containing official documents maintained by the state. Visit these government sites to determine rules and methods to request vital records such as birth and death records. Listings to each city and county website are also offered to access records maintained at local levels. Information can be obtained from these sites which detail government operations, community information, and public services and resources. Search the New Mexico Court database for court case documents and records. Learn how to request criminal history records from state files. View New Mexico crime statistics and reports. Find out about state demographics and population numbers. Get employment income data, including those of government workers. Obtain information relative to current housing and real estate, as well as property and land valuations for the state. Find out gender information and ethnic backgrounds of private business owners in the state. See education and background history data for New Mexico residents. Read current news reports and see stories of local interest. Information on these pages is being constantly refreshed.

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New Mexico Missing Children

Collected data of endangered children, runaways, family and non family abductions

  • Missing: Makaylah Pacheco
    Makaylah Pacheco, Age Now: 16, Missing: 08/24/2019. Missing From Albuquerque, Nm. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Albuquerque Police Department (new Mexico) 1-505-242-2677.
    September 11, 2019
  • Missing: Renezmae Calzada
    Renezmae Calzada, Age Now: 5, Missing: 09/08/2019. Missing From Rio Arriba, Nm. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Office (new Mexico) 1-505-753-3329.
    September 09, 2019
  • Missing: Jason Frietze
    Jason Frietze, Age Now: 16, Missing: 08/23/2019. Missing From Deming, Nm. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Deming Police Department (new Mexico) 1-575-546-3011.
    September 09, 2019
  • Missing: Jesus Diaz
    Jesus Diaz, Age Now: 16, Missing: 07/24/2019. Missing From Las Cruces, Nm. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Las Cruces Police Department (new Mexico) 1-575-526-0795.
    September 05, 2019
  • Missing: Dustin Richey
    Dustin Richey, Age Now: 16, Missing: 08/31/2019. Missing From Albuquerque, Nm. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Albuquerque Police Department (new Mexico) 1-505-242-2677.
    September 01, 2019
  • Missing: Jasmine Dowdy
    Jasmine Dowdy, Age Now: 16, Missing: 08/23/2019. Missing From Belen, Nm. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Valencia County Sheriff's Office (new Mexico) 1-505-865-2039.
    August 29, 2019

New Mexico Recent Criminal Activity Reports

Current crimes by location, description of offenses and reported police activity

New Mexico Latest Crime Records (Updated 09/19/2019)

  • Total Violent Crime:
    12,459
  • Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter:
    101
  • Rape:
    1,475
  • Robbery:
    2,086
  • Aggravated Assault:
    8,797
  • Total Property Crime:
    73,877
  • Burglary:
    18,505
  • Larceny Theft:
    49,082
  • Motor Vehicle Theft:
    6,290

New Mexico American Community Survey (ACS) Census Bureau (Updated 09/19/2019)

  • New Mexico's demographic and housing ACS survey of 2,080,085 being 0.66 percent of U.S. residents is comprised of 49.5% males and 50.5% of females. American Community Survey separates various ethnicities depending on the area's population of persons from less than 5 years of age to 85 years old and over. ACS is an ongoing survey with five year estimates down to the block group scale providing a summary spanning five years, from 2010 to 2014 and released in 2014. View the percentage of the population by race, including various groups of Native Americans, Asians, American Indian, Alaska Native, and two or more races.
  • The New Mexico social characteristics data of 764,684 households, which make up 0.66 percent of all U.S. households, are surveyed by ACS . View the number and percentages of married and divorced residents 15 years and older, including 498,137 families with and without children. There are 567,018 persons enrolled in school which are 3 years of age and over are separated by education level from nursery school to graduate and professional degrees. The state's resident social characteristics collected data include estimated percentages and totals of persons which are foreign born, Island areas, born abroad to American parent(s), citizenship status and ancestry.
  • The New Mexico American Community Survey economic characteristics displays current and past employment of 1,625,155 persons which are 16 years of age and older comprising of 0.65 percent of the United States labor force. Employment numbers of 969,053 civilians in various occupations from construction to information technology collected by industry. Overview of income and benefits in 2014, received from private entities and public public assistance. Population of the labor force with private or public health coverage for both employed and unemployed residents. Data regarding the percentage of families with income below poverty level are collected by age groups ranging from persons under the age of 18 to 65 years and over.
  • New Mexico housing characteristics are collected from 907,233 dwellings making up 0.68 percent of all U.S. housing, includes a survey of either inhabited 764,684 or uninhabited 142,549 domiciles. Data coverage of various rentals or owned structures containing 1 room to 9 rooms. Find out which mode of transportation 764,684 commuters in the state used to get to work. Look up the type of energy utilized by individual occupied residences. An overview of median monthly homeowner costs with or without mortgage. Percentage of rent versus income per household and homeowner costs as percentage of household income. Information collected begins with residence from 1969 or earlier.

New Mexico Census Data

  • Information About People and Demographics

  • Total population of persons residing within the state
    2,059,179
  • Estimate of the state's total residency
    1,819,041
  • Percentage change of the total resident population
    13%
  • Net change of residents' total population
    240,133
  • Complete count of statewide resident population
    1,819,046
  • Population estimate of residents less than 5 years of age
    151,988
  • Estimated percentage of residents that are less than 5 years of age
    8%
  • Estimate of residents that are less than 18 years of age
    510,238
  • Estimated percentage of residents that are less than 18 years of age
    25%
  • Percentage estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older
    13%
  • Estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older
    261,342
  • Total estimate percentage of female residents
    51%
  • State's white resident population
    1,407,876
  • State's black resident population
    42,550
  • State's American Indian and Alaska Native resident populations
    193,222
  • State's Asian resident population
    28,208
  • State's Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander resident population
    1,810
  • Statewide resident population of two or more races
    77,010
  • Statewide resident population of Hispanic or Latino origin
    953,403
  • Non Hispanic white resident population
    833,810
  • Statewide percentage of white residents
    68%
  • Statewide percentage of black residents
    2%
  • Statewide percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native residents
    9%
  • Statewide percentage of Asian residents
    1%
  • Statewide percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Statewide percentage of Two or more races
    4%
  • Statewide percentage of Hispanic or Latino Origin
    46%
  • Statewide percentage of non Hispanic white
    41%
  • Vital Statistics


    Births and deaths occurring in New Mexico
  • Births
    30,616
  • Deaths
    15,482
  • Infant death occurring within the state of persons one year of age or less
    192
  • Percentage of persons with the same residence of one year or more
    83%
  • Resident Background Information


    Education and background history of New Mexico Residents
  • Percentage of foreign born population in the state
    10%
  • Percentage of residents 5 years of age and older that speak languages other than English at home
    36%
  • Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with high a school education or higher
    82%
  • Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree or higher
    25%
  • Total number of Veterans
    174,324
  • Current Housing and Real Estate Data


    Households located in New Mexico
  • Average time spent commuting to work for person 16 years and over not working from their personal residence
    22 Min
  • Housing unit estimates
    878,043
  • Net change of housing units estimates
    97,465
  • Housing unit estimates - percentage change
    13%
  • Percentage of the state's housing units being occupied by owners
    70%
  • Median value of the state's housing units being occupied by owners
    $150,500
  • Percentage of housing in structure of multi dwelling units
    15%
  • Total number of households
    736,630
  • Average size of households
    3
  • New Mexico Employment Data


    Income, earnings and payrolls of people residing within the State
  • Per capita income in the past 12 months in dollars adjusted to inflation
    $22,461
  • Statewide income of median households in New Mexico
    $42,830
  • Percentage of persons living in poverty
    18%
  • The personal income of persons employed
    $60,318
  • Per capita income of persons employed
    $30,706
  • Labor force of civilian workers
    955,904
  • The unemployment of the civilian labor force
    68,546
  • The rate of unemployed civilian labor force
    7%
  • Employment of person relating to all industries
    1,115,677
  • Net change of employment in all industries
    142,723
  • People employed by the government
    210,152
  • Earnings by persons working in all industries
    44,127,534
  • Average earnings per job in all industries
    39,552
  • Number of private non farm establishments
    46,200
  • Total of non employer establishment according to NAICS
    121,162
  • Total NAICS 72 sales of accommodation and food services establishments with payrolls
    3,734,300
  • People and Businesses


    Firms and companies of New Mexico
  • Total number of firms located in the state
    157,249
  • Total percentage of black owned private firms
    1%
  • Total percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms
    5%
  • Total percentage of Asian owned firms
    2%
  • Total percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms
    0%
  • Total percentage of Native Hispanic owned private firms
    24%
  • Total percentage of Women owned private firms
    32%
  • Value for shipments from manufacturers according to NAICS 31-33
    17,122,725
  • Sales of establishments with payroll from merchant wholesalers according to NAICS 42
    10,589,286
  • Sales of establishments with payroll from retailers
    24,469,997
  • Per capita sales of establishments with payroll from retailers
    12,429
  • Land Valuation


    Property value and New Mexico territory
  • Totals of building permits for new private housing units
    4,642
  • The valuation of all new private housing units authorized by building permits
    769,499
  • Adjusted acres of land in farms
    43,238,049
  • Size in square miles of land
    121,356
  • Population per square mile
    17
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