Table 1.  The Most Populous Counties and Incorporated Places in 2010 in New Mexico:  2000 and 2010
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Population rank     Population Change, 2000 to 2010
             
2010 2000   Geographic area 2000 1 2010 Number Percent
             
    New Mexico……...………………………………………………. 1 819 046 2 059 179  240 133 13.2
             
    COUNTY        
             
1 1   Bernalillo County…………………………………………….  556 678  662 564  105 886 19.0
2 2   Doρa Ana County………………………………………..  174 682  209 233  34 551 19.8
3 3   Santa Fe County………………………………………………  129 292  144 170  14 878 11.5
4 5   Sandoval County……………………………………………..  89 908  131 561  41 653 46.3
5 4   San Juan County……………………………………………  113 801  130 044  16 243 14.3
6 7   Valencia County………………………………………………  66 152  76 569  10 417 15.7
7 6   McKinley County……………………………………………..  74 798  71 492 - 3 306 -4.4
8 9   Chaves County……………………………………………….  61 382  65 645  4 263 6.9
9 10   Lea County…………………………………………………….  55 511  64 727  9 216 16.6
10 8   Otero County…………………………………………………  62 298  63 797  1 499 2.4
11 11   Eddy County……………………………………………….  51 658  53 829  2 171 4.2
12 12   Curry County………………………………………………….  45 044  48 376  3 332 7.4
13 13   Rio Arriba County…………………………………………….  41 190  40 246 -  944 -2.3
14 16   Taos County…………………………………………………  29 979  32 937  2 958 9.9
15 14   Grant County…………………………………………………  31 002  29 514 - 1 488 -4.8
16 15   San Miguel County……………………………………………  30 126  29 393 -  733 -2.4
17 17   Cibola County………………………………………………  25 595  27 213  1 618 6.3
18 18   Luna County………………………………………………….  25 016  25 095   79 0.3
19 19   Lincoln County………………………………………………..  19 411  20 497  1 086 5.6
20 22   Roosevelt County………………………………………………..  18 018  19 846  1 828 10.1
             
    INCORPORATED PLACE        
             
1 1   Albuquerque city…………………………………………….  448 607  545 852  97 245 21.7
2 2   Las Cruces city………………………………………………  74 267  97 618  23 351 31.4
3 4   Rio Rancho city……………………………………………….  51 765  87 521  35 756 69.1
4 3   Santa Fe city…………………………………………………  62 203  67 947  5 744 9.2
5 5   Roswell city…………………………………………………  45 293  48 366  3 073 6.8
6 6   Farmington city…………………………………………………  37 844  45 877  8 033 21.2
7 8   Clovis city…………………………………………………….  32 667  37 775  5 108 15.6
8 9   Hobbs city……………………………………………………  28 657  34 122  5 465 19.1
9 7   Alamogordo city……………………………………………….  35 582  30 403 - 5 179 -14.6
10 10   Carlsbad city……………………………………………………………………………………..  25 625  26 138   513 2.0
11 11   Gallup city……………………………………………………..  20 209  21 678  1 469 7.3
12 13   Deming city…………………………………………………..  14 116  14 855   739 5.2
13 18   Los Lunas village………………………………………………  10 034  14 835  4 801 47.8
14 14   Sunland Park city………………………………………………  13 309  14 106   797 6.0
15 12   Las Vegas city…………………………………………………  14 565  13 753 -  812 -5.6
16 15   Portales city……………………………………………………..  11 131  12 280  1 149 10.3
17 16   Artesia city……………………………………………………  10 692  11 301   609 5.7
18 20   Lovington city……………………………………………..  9 471  11 009  1 538 16.2
19 17   Silver City town……………………………………………..  10 545  10 315 -  230 -2.2
20 19   Espanola city………………………………………………..  9 688  10 224   536 5.5
               
1 Census 2000 counts are as published in Census 2000 reports and thus do not include any changes published subsequently due to boundary changes or to the Count Question Resolution program.
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table PL1, and 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table P1.