Census 2000 P.L.94-171 Redistricting Data


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Total Population for New Mexico Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas:
1990 and 2000
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                       Metro                                 Population Change,
                      Rank 1/          Population               1990 to 2000
                      in U.S.    ----------------------      ------------------
Geographic Area        2000          2000       1990 2/       Number   Percent
--------------------  -------    ---------      -------      -------   -------

Metro Portion 3/        --       1,035,055      841,684      193,371     23.0
  Albuquerque MSA 4/    62         712,738      589,131      123,607     21.0
    Bernalillo          --         556,678      480,577       76,101     15.8
    Sandoval            --          89,908       63,319       26,589     42.0
    Valencia            --          66,152       45,235       20,917     46.2

  Las Cruces MSA 5/    181         174,682      135,510       39,172     28.9
    Dona Ana            --         174,682      135,510       39,172     28.9

  Santa Fe MSA 6/      208         147,635      117,043       30,592     26.1
    Los Alamos          --          18,343       18,115          228      1.3
    Santa Fe            --         129,292       98,928       30,364     30.7

Nonmetro Portion 3/     --         783,991      673,385      110,606     16.4

NEW MEXICO              --       1,819,046    1,515,069      303,977     20.1


1/   Rank among 280 metro areas, based on total population in 2000.

2/  1990 census counts are as published in 1990 census reports and thus
    do not include any changes published subsequently due to boundary
    changes or to the Count Question Resolution program.

3/  Metro and nonmetro portions are based on current metropolitan
    statistical area (MSA) definitions.

4/  Bernalillo, Sandoval and Valencia counties.

5/  Dona Ana County.

6/  Los Alamos and Santa Fe counties.

Note:  All populations counts are for April 1 of the year shown.

Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.

Table Prepared by:  Bureau of Business and Economic Research,
University of New Mexico.

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Last Revised: 4/30/01