New Mexico

Demographic Data

Total state population
2,096,829
Total number of people with disabilities
16.0%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
5.2%
Vision difficulty
3.7%
Cognitive difficulty
6.6%
Ambulatory difficulty
8.7%
Self-care difficulty
3.3%
Independent living difficulty
7.0%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
73.9%
Black or African American
2.3%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
9.5%
Asian
1.7%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.0%
Hispanic or Latino
49.3%
Other Race
9.0%
Two or more Races
3.5%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
33.4%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
7.2%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
33.9%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

New Vistas Independent Living Center
1205 Parkway Drive, Suite A
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: 505-471-1001
ED:Sarah Michaud
The Ability Center
715 East Idaho Avenue, Suite 3E
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Phone: 575-526-5016
ED:Alberto Montoya
Phone: (505) 841-4519
ED:Alice Liu McCoy
University of New Mexico
Center for Development and Disability
Pediatrics
2300 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Main Phone: 505-272-3000
Main Fax: 505-272-2014 (UCEDD)
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights New Mexico
3916 Juan Tabo Blvd., NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone & TDD: (505) 256-3100
Toll Free: (800) 432-4682
FAX: (505) 256-3184