New Mexico

Demographic Data

Total state population
2,077,326
Total number of people with disabilities
16%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
5%
Vision difficulty
3%
Cognitive difficulty
7%
Ambulatory difficulty
8%
Self-care difficulty
3%
Independent living difficulty
7%
Race/ethnicity breakdown

For more detailed metrics on demographics for people with disabilities, please visit Disability Employment Statistics | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov).

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
8%
Unemployment rate for PwD
19%
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
28%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

For more detailed metrics on demographics for people with disabilities, please visit Disability Employment Statistics | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov).

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

For more information on the AoD grantee programs across the country, please visit Administration on Disabilities | ACL Administration for Community Living.

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