New Mexico is home to more than 2 million residents, making it the 36th most populous of the 50 United States. New Mexico ranks 6th in total area (121,590.00 square miles) and 6th in population density (17.15 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 37.7 years, with 76.5% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 2,691 criminal and sex offenders in New Mexico (approximately 12.90 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 17.72% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in New Mexico is 4.1% .