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New Mexico rental properties are primarily found in the major metropolitan areas of New Mexico. Common rental types found in New Mexico are apartments, studios, lofts, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, condos, houses for rent, mobile homes, hotel rooms, vacation rental, furnished rentals short term rentals. Regions and cities if New Mexico where housing rentals are found are Albuquerque - Santa Fe, Northwest New Mexico, Southeast New Mexico, Southwest New Mexico, All Cities, Northeast New Mexico. Vacation rentals, short term rentals and furnished housing are more common in the metropolitan areas of New Mexico.

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New Mexico State Information

New Mexico State was located on southwestern of United State. New Mexico state was size wise 5th rank among the 50 states of US. New Mexico State total area was 314,926 sq km. New Mexico is bordered on the north by Colorado, east by Oklahoma and Texas, south by Texas and the Mexican state of Chihuahua and west by Arizona. New Mexico state total boundary length is 2,308 km. More than 20% of New Mexico's land area was forestland. The total forest land is 675,120 hectares. New Mexico State is the sixth most sparsely inhabited U.S. state. New Mexico's climate ranges from arid to semiarid, with a wide range of temperatures. Nearly one-half the annual rainfall comes during July and August. Snow is much more frequent in the north than in the south. New Mexico rank in population wise 36th in the United States. In 2002 estimation New Mexico total population was 1,855,059. The population is projected to reach 2,016,000 by 2005 and 2.6 million by 2025. New Mexico's first religions are practiced by Pueblo and Navaho Indians. The first Baptist missionaries arrived in 1849, the Methodists in 1850, and the Mormons in 1877. New Mexico spoken languages are English, Spanish and Navajo. New Mexico's total farm marketing was $2.2 billion in 2001. Wheat and barley were introduced from Europe and indigo and chiles came from Mexico.

New Mexico State Recreation, Culture and Attractions

New Mexico is development natural recreational resources. New Mexico state is the rich in Personality and the New Mexico state culture is no other state can claim our geographical or cultural diversity, or match our historical complexity. That has made tourism a leading economic activity. New Mexico State was still ranks as an important center of Native American culture. The most popular vacation area was the Albuquerque-Sante Fe region. The New Mexico state outdoor attractions are hunting, fishing, camping, boating, and skiing. There are many New Mexicans who also speak a unique dialect of Spanish. There are no major league professional sports teams. Albuquerque does have a minor league baseball team in the Class-AAA Pacific Coast League. New Mexico State finished third in the 1970 NCAA basketball tournament. The New Mexico state Universities field teams include the University of New Mexico Lobos and the New Mexico State Aggies and many sports.

New Mexico State Demographics

New Mexico total population - 1,819,046
New Mexico male population - 894,317
New Mexico female population - 924,729
New Mexico white population - 1,214,253
New Mexico black population - 34,343
New Mexico American Indian and Alaska Native - 173,483
New Mexico Asian population - 19,255
New Mexico Hispanic or Latino population - 309,882

New Mexico School Information

New Mexico State Department of Education provides special education programmes for children. In 2000 the New Mexico State's public education system also posed a major issue. In 2000 New Mexico has 44 degree granting Institutions and 16 institutions of higher education. Enrollment in nonpublic schools 23,055 in 2001. Expenditures for public education in 2000/01 were estimated at $2,045,977. The New Mexico Higher Education Department develops and coordinates relevant policies, programs and services that provide advocacy and support equitable access to college. In 2001 public elementary and secondary schools total enrollment is approximately 65%.

New Mexico State Symbols

New Mexico State nickname - Land of Enchantment
New Mexico state Flag
New Mexico state Flag
New Mexico state Slogan
New Mexico state Slogan
Land of Enchantment
New Mexico state Song
New Mexico state Song
O Fair New Mexico
New Mexico state Motto
New Mexico state Motto
Crescit eundo
New Mexico state Mammal
New Mexico state Mammal
American black bear
New Mexico state  Reptile
New Mexico state Reptile
New Mexico whiptail lizard
New Mexico state Fish
New Mexico state Fish
Rio Grande cutthroat trout
New Mexico state Flower
New Mexico state Flower
Yucca flower
New Mexico state Insect
New Mexico state Insect
Tarantula hawk wasp
New Mexico state Tree
New Mexico state Tree
Pinon Pine
New Mexico state Soil
New Mexico state Soil
New Mexico state Bird
New Mexico state Bird
New Mexico state Vegetable
New Mexico state Vegetable
Frijoles con chile
New Mexico state Ship1
New Mexico state Ship1
USS New Mexico (BB-40)
New Mexico state Ship2
New Mexico state Ship2
USS New Mexico (SSN-779)

New Mexico State History

New Mexico State was founded in Cave near Albuquerque about 20000 years ago. The Clovis culture of Paleo-Indians is first known inhabitants of New Mexico. On October 12th, 1492 Christopher Columbus set foot on the shores of an obscure Caribbean island after less than two generations. Francisco Vasquez de Coronado led the earliest major expedition to New Mexico, beginning in 1540, 80 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. After Vasquez de Coronado was injured in a riding accident in the winter disheartened adventurers returned to Mexico in 1542. During the 1580's several expeditions entered New Mexico and explored much of same region traversed four decades earlier by Vasquez de Coronado. In New Mexico had 50 churches within the first quarter of the 17th century. There was growing discontent among the Pueblo people on the middle of 17th century. In 1821 Mexico gained their independence from Spain. New Mexico briefly became a Mexican territory, but in 1846 U.S. Gen. Stephen Watts Kearny's troops followed Anglo merchants down the Santa Fe Trail to occupy New Mexico, which became an American territory in 1824. During World War II, two New Mexico regiments endured the Bataan Death March in the Philippines. New Mexico has benefited from federal government. Now New Mexico has become a research center and testing ground for government studies. Now a day the state was improved and reached a milestone in its long and colorful history.

New Mexico State Tourist Information

Tourism is the most important of the New Mexico state economy. In 2002, the New Mexico state hosted about 11.5 million travelers. Te New Mexico Tourism Department estimates that in Fiscal Year 2006. The travel industry generated expenditures of $6.5 billion in New Mexico. New Mexico State has many tourist attractions. The New Mexico State has a national park, Carlsbad Caverns and 13 national monuments.

New Mexico State Transportation

New Mexico State had 59,927 route miles of highway in 2000. The mission of the New Mexico Department of Transportation is to plan, build, and maintain a quality state-wide transportation. The New Mexico Department of Transportation will be a national leader by setting the standard for a safe, multimodal transportation system that serves everyone. Rail service did not begin in New Mexico until 1879. The main rail lines serving the state are the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern and Santa Fe. There were 145 airports, 25 heliports, and 1 seaplane base in 2002.

New Mexico Taxes

New Mexico State Tax Rate Range Low 1.7% High 5.3%
New Mexico State Tax Income Brackets Lowest flat rate 5,500 (m) - Highest flat rate 16,000 (m)
New Mexico State Personal Exemptions Single - 3,500 (d) Married ? 7,000 (d) Dependents ? 3,500 (d)
New Mexico State Sales Tax Rate on Food 5%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
New Mexico State Total Tax on Gasoline 18.875%, on Diesel Fuel 22.875%
New Mexico State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 91(¢ per pack)
New Mexico State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.41($ per gallon)
New Mexico State Wine Excise Tax Rate $1.70($ per gallon)

New Mexico Universities

University of New Mexico-Main Campus - 25,721 Students
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology - 1,833 Students
College of Santa Fe - 669 Students
New Mexico State University-Main Campus - 16,415 Students
St John's College - 520 Students
Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture - 192 Students
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus - 4,122 Students
New Mexico Military Institute - 467 Students
International Institute of the Americas - 351 Students
Pima Medical Institute - 527 Students

New Mexico Religions

Roman Catholic ? 26%
Evangelical Christian denominations ? 25%
Unaffiliated ? 21%
Mainline Protestant ? 15%
Other affiliations ? 12%
No answer ? 1%

New Mexico Counties

Bernalillo County, New Mexico - Population 556,678
Catron County, New Mexico - Population 3,543
Chaves County, New Mexico - Population 61,382
Cibola County, New Mexico - Population 25,595
Colfax County, New Mexico - Population 14,189
Curry County, New Mexico - Population 45,044
De Baca County, New Mexico - Population 2,240
Doña Ana County, New Mexico - Population 174,682
Eddy County, New Mexico - Population 51,658
Grant County, New Mexico - Population 31,002
Guadalupe County, New Mexico - Population 4,680
Harding County, New Mexico - Population 810
Hidalgo County, New Mexico - Population 5,932
Lea County, New Mexico - Population 55,511
Lincoln County, New Mexico - Population 19,411
Los Alamos County, New Mexico - Population 18,343
Luna County, New Mexico - Population 25,016
McKinley County, New Mexico - Population 74,798
Mora County, New Mexico - Population 5,180
Otero County, New Mexico - Population 62,298
Quay County, New Mexico - Population 10,155
Rio Arriba County, New Mexico - Population 41,190
Roosevelt County, New Mexico - Population 18,018
Sandoval County, New Mexico - Population 89,908
San Juan County, New Mexico - Population 113,801
San Miguel County, New Mexico - Population 30,126
Santa Fe County, New Mexico - Population 129,292
Sierra County, New Mexico - Population 13,270
Socorro County, New Mexico - Population 18,078
Taos County, New Mexico - Population 29,979
Torrance County, New Mexico - Population 16,911
Union County, New Mexico - Population 4,174
Valencia County, New Mexico - Population 66,152

New Mexico State Government

New Mexico State constitution was drafted in 1910 and it is approved by the voters in 1911. It is come into effect when statehood was achieved in 1912. In general, constitutional amendments must be approved by majority vote in each house and by a majority of the electorate. New Mexico Governor was elected for four-year terms. Candidates for governor must be 30 years old, US citizens, qualified voters, and residents of New Mexico for at least five years prior to election. A bill passed by the legislature becomes law if signed by the governor. In New Mexico State have 33 counties in 2002. Each county is governed by commissioners. There are elected for two-year terms. Other county officers include the clerk, assessor, treasurer, surveyor, sheriff, and probate judge. The judicial branch consists of a supreme court, an appeals court, district courts, probate courts, magistrate courts, and other inferior courts as created by law. The Supreme Court is composed of a chief justice and four associate justices. All judges are elected for eight-year terms.

New Mexico State Economy

The state federal government is the major employer of New Mexico. A huge percentage of government jobs in the state are associated to the military. There are number of air force bases, along with domestic observatories and the Los Alamos and Sandia laboratories in New Mexico. Tourism is a major economic sector in New Mexico. Millions of acres of the wild and beautiful country of New Mexico are under central control as national forests and tributes and help to make tourism a chief source of income. The state's industrialists add value to raw products by generating manufactured items like cotton cloth becomes more valuable than a boll of cotton through manufacturing procedures. The state has top 5 agricultural products they are dairy products, cattle and calves, hay, pecans, and orangery and nursery products. New Mexico's economy has a strangely huge public sector, accounting for over 18% of total state product in 2001, matched to the state average of 12%.

New Mexico State Parks

Aztec Ruins National Monument - Aztec, NM: Park entrance is $5.00 per adult. Admission is free for children 15 and under. The entrance pass is valid for seven days. Opening hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. most of the year and 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Bandelier National Monument - Los Alamos, NM: Entrance fees are based on the seating capacity of the vehicle. Entrance Fee $6.00 per person. Park and Visitor Center are open daily except closed on December 25 and January 1. Capulin Volcano National Monument - Capulin, NM: Entrance fee is $5.00 per private vehicle, receipt is valid for 7 Days. The park is open all winter, weather permitting. The park will close if the state highway to the area is closed. Carlsbad Caverns National Park - Carlsbad, NM: $6.00 per Adult, free for children 15 and under. Park is open every day of the year except for December 25. Chaco Culture National Historical Park - Nageezi, NM: Individual Entrance Fee $4 for 7 days and vehicle entrance fee $8 for 7 days. The park is open everyday from sunrise to sunset. The Visitor Center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. El Camino Real de Los Tejas National Historic Trail - Santa Fe, NM,TX,LA: There are no user or entry fees. El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail - NM,TX: There are no entrance fee. El Malpais National Monument - Grants, NM: There are no fees. Fort Union National Monument - Watrous, NM: Individuals 16 years of age and older $3.00 for 7 Days. Open at winter hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Open daily except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument - Silver City, NM: $10.00 per family, $3.00 per adult per day. Open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Northern Rio Grand National Heritage Area - Española, NM: No admission fees are charged to visit the park. Old Spanish National Historic Trail - AZ,CA,CO,NV,NM,UT: There are no user or entry fees. Pecos National Historical Park - Pecos, NM: Entrance fees are Individuals 16 years of age and older $3.00 for 7 Days. The Visitor Center is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during winter hours. Petroglyph National Monument - Albuquerque, NM: Open All Year 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument - Mountainair, NM: Entrance fees are not charged. Santa Fe National Historic Trail - CO,KS,MO,NM,OK: There are no user or entry fees. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. closed on holidays and weekends. White Sands National Monument - Alamogordo, NM: Entrance Fee is $3 per person. Visitor center open at 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.