Things To Know About New Mexico
New Mexico, also known as the Land of Enchantment (1999), ranks number 37 overall for population. It has seen a population growth of 2.80% since 2010. The percentage of homeownership in New Mexico is a whopping 68.6%! This means that 68.6% of the 2,117,522 people in New Mexico are potentially elligible to install solar panels at their home. Click here to find out if you're elligible for solar panels. Famous for being the home of "Smokey Bear," a cub orphaned by fire in 1950, buried in Smokey Bear Historical State Park in 1976, it should come as no surprise that the state motto is "Crescit eundo (It grows as it goes)".
The total land area for the State of New Mexico is 121,298.15 square miles. Including water, it has an overall size of 121,590.30 square miles. The highest elevation in the State of New Mexico is 13,161 feet and the lowest point is 2,842 making the average elevation 5,700 feet. With these elevations, solar panel installation is usually a breeze.