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New Mexico's population is ranked 36th in the U.S. - Total 2,059,179 (2010)
Among U.S. states, New Mexico has the highest percentage of Hispanics, including descendants of Spanish colonists and recent immigrants from Latin America.
In 2007 New Mexico's Gross Domestic Product was $76.178 billion (preliminary figure). In 2007 the per capita personal income was $31,474 (rank 43rd in the nation). In 2005 the percentage of persons below the poverty level was 18.4%. The New Mexico Tourism Department estimates that in Fiscal Year 2006 the travel industry in New Mexico generated expenditures of $6.5 billion.
The climate of New Mexico is generally semi-arid to arid, though there are areas of continental and alpine climates, and its territory is mostly covered by mountains, high plains, and desert. The Great Plains (High Plains) are located in the eastern portion of the state, similar to the Colorado high plains in eastern Colorado. New Mexico's average precipitation rate is 13.9 inches a year. The average annual temperatures can range from 64 °F in the southeast to less than 40 °F in the northern mountains. During the summer months, daytime temperatures can often exceed 100 °F at elevations below 5,000 feet.
The annual New Mexico Black Expo this weekend showcases the African-American experience in the state but all promotes business, health and education, Dr. Harold Bailey said in a live interview on KRQE News 13.
The African American Student Services program at UNM provides culturally relevant programs designed to assist primarily African American students in making a confident transition and successful adjustment to the University if New Mexico.
UNM African American Welcome Back BBQ (AASS) | DJ Seismic + 6mic Films .
DEMOGRAPHICS & QUICK FACTS
Demographics of New Mexico
Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.
New Mexico ranks #42 as best states to live. Source
Percentage of black-owned firms, 1.1%
51.5% of New Mexicans are female and 48.4% are male.
The Flag of the State of New Mexico
Flower - Yucca
Tree - Pinon
Song - “O Fair New Mexico”
Bird - Roadrunner
Animal - Black Bear
Insect - Tarantula Hawk Wasp
Fish - Cutthroat Trout
Question - “Red or Green?”
Ballad - “Land of Enchantment”
Vegetables - Chili and Frijol
Gem - Turquoise
Spanish-language Song - “Asi Es Nuevo Méjico”
Poem - “A Nuevo México”
Grass - Blue Gramma
Fossil - Coelophysis
Cookie - Bizcochito
Bilingual Song - “New Mexico—Mi Lindo Nuevo Mexico”
Nickname: Land of Enchantment
Motto(s): Crescit eundo (It grows as it goes)
Capital: Santa Fe
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