StatisticLa MesaAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
Population7,610556,8592,096,829
Population density (sq mi)7,3682,97517
Median age34.936.037.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%46%42%
Speak Englishn/a71%65%
Speak Spanishn/a24%28%

Key findings

  • The population density in La Mesa is 148% higher than Albuquerque
  • The median age in La Mesa is 3% lower than Albuquerque
  • In La Mesa 61.16% of the population is White
  • In La Mesa 1.72% of the population is Black
  • In La Mesa 1.53% of the population is Asian

Compare Albuquerque, NM Demographics

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      La Mesa population breakdown by race

      RaceLa MesaAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
      White61.16%72.06%73.49%
      Black1.72%3.28%2.01%
      Asian1.53%2.60%1.40%
      American Indian7.52%4.45%9.28%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.06%
      Mixed race2.89%4.38%3.26%
      Other race25.18%13.12%10.49%
      In La Mesa, 47.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      La Mesa age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The La Mesa, Albuquerque, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).