New Mexico Statistics

The Numbers Tell A Story


out of every 100 youth that begins school in New Mexico do not finish


New Mexico ranks 49th out of 50 states in education


New Mexico ranks 50th out of 50 states in public safety


the New Mexico graduation rate is 71%


you are twice as likely to be a victim of a violent crime in New Mexico compared to the rest of the United States


of children in New Mexico are living in poverty


average cost of a 4-year degree before financial aid for a New Mexican resident


approximate cost of keeping a juvenile incarcerate for one year

Source: US News & World Report and New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions