Arizona vs. New Mexico

ArizonaNew Mexico
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)7,278,7172,096,829
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)13.9%1.8%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)6,392,2882,059,199
Population, Census, April 1, 20106,392,0172,059,179
Persons under 5 years, percent6.1%5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.9%23.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.5%17.5%
Female persons, percent50.3%50.5%
White alone, percent82.8%82.0%
Black or African American alone, percent5.1%2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent5.3%10.9%
Asian alone, percent3.7%1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.3%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent2.9%2.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent31.6%49.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent54.4%37.1%
Veterans, 2014-2018487,684148,264
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201813.4%9.6%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)3,035,669943,208
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201863.6%67.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$209,600$166,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,394$1,262
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$406$350
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,009$828
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201320.7%14.8%
Building permits, 201841,6644,813
Households, 2014-20182,524,300775,651
Persons per household, 2014-20182.692.64
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201882.2%86.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201827.2%34.8%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.9%83.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201881.8%72.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201886.8%85.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201828.9%27.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.6%10.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent12.7%11.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.2%57.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.5%53.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)13,996,6354,349,672
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)37,055,88111,236,630
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)51,243,47329,102,352
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)69,437,27210,720,363
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)84,716,54225,179,274
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$12,927$12,073
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201825.322.1
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$56,213$48,059
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,265$26,085
Persons in poverty, percent14.0%19.5%
Total employer establishments, 2017143,30644,039
Total employment, 20172,448,538626,466
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)113,490,95925,723,101
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.9%-0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017485,984124,091
All firms, 2012499,926151,363
Men-owned firms, 2012245,24371,132
Women-owned firms, 2012182,42559,044
Minority-owned firms, 2012135,31360,622
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012344,98183,857
Veteran-owned firms, 201246,78014,096
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012427,582128,693
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.0%1.2%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.9%5.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%2.1%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200710.7%23.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200728.1%31.7%
Population per square mile, 201056.317.0
Land area in square miles, 2010113,594.08121,298.15

Source: United States Census Bureau

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About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Arizona and New Mexico using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.