Total Labor Force (2018)

944,985

Total Population

2,095,428

Population Rank Among States

37th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$11,906

Rank Among States

40th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

4.9%

Rank Among States

47th (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Workforce Development Board

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New Mexico
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Local Workforce Boards

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New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions

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WIOA Funding

Total funding received by New Mexico under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Colleges and universities

New Mexico's Colleges and Universities

Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

New Mexico National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
1.3%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.7%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
4.9%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
41.8%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
57.6%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (13.9% New Mexico | 12.0% National)
13.9%
12%
High school (26.6% New Mexico | 27.1% National)
26.6%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (32.4% New Mexico | 28.9% National)
32.4%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (27.1% New Mexico | 32.0% National)
27.1%
32%

Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

New Mexico's Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

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@goodwillnewmexico Community Career Fair - Wednesday, 6/16 10AM-12PM

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Albuquerque, NM 87109

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