List of Largest Cities in New Mexico

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  • Post last modified:October 9, 2021

New Mexico is the fifth-largest (315,194 km2) state in the United States, located in the southwest and western areas, and the 36th-most populous (2,085,287 estimations in 2013), with the sixth-lowest population density of around 6.62 persons per km2. Albuquerque is New Mexico’s largest city, with a population of 556,495 living on an area of 487 km2 at a density of 1,142 people per km2. Santa Fe is the state’s capital and the fourth most populated city, with a total area of 120 km2 and a population density of 580 people per km2.

RankNamePopulationArea (km²)Density
( inhabitants/km²)
County
1Albuquerque556,4954871,142Bernalillo
2Las Cruces101,324199508Dona Ana
3Rio Rancho91,956267343Sandoval
4Santa Fe69,976120580Santa Fe
5Roswell48,61177628Chaves
6Farmington45,42683544San Juan
7South Valley41,70074559Bernalillo
8Clovis39,50860648Curry
9Hobbs36,04167533Lea
10Alamogordo31,36855565Otero
11Carlsbad27,65374369Eddy
12Gallup22,26148454McKinley
13Los Lunas15,30838399Valencia
14Sunland Park15,06932461Dona Ana
15Deming14,60942347Luna

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