Health Departments in New Mexico

There are 87 Health Departments in New Mexico, serving a population of 2,084,828 people in an area of 121,267 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 23,963 people, and 1 Health Department per 1,393 square miles.

The state of New Mexico is ranked 15th in Health Departments per capita, and 45th in Health Departments per square mile.

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New Mexico Health Statistics

Find New Mexico Population of People With Disabilities, Population by Disability Type, Public Health Insurance Coverage, and Private Health Insurance Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

New Mexico Population of People With Disabilities
 New MexicoUnited States
People With Disabilities308,280 (15.0%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities154,227 (14.8%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities154,053 (15.3%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
New Mexico Population by Disability Type
 New MexicoUnited States
Hearing Difficulty103,438 (5.0%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty68,250 (3.3%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty119,040 (6.2%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty164,864 (8.6%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty64,154 (3.3%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty110,844 (7.1%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
New Mexico Public Health Insurance Coverage
 New MexicoUnited States
Public Health Insurance921,057 (44.9%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage374,692 (18.3%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage606,373 (29.6%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage64,134 (3.1%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
New Mexico Private Health Insurance Coverage
 New MexicoUnited States
Private Health Insurance1,121,442 (54.7%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage894,477 (43.6%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage215,270 (10.5%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage85,140 (4.2%)8,454,213 (2.7%)