By Tom Wright May 14, 2021 Updated May 14, 2021 The latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau was revealing to New Mexico. We only grew 2.8 percent… Read More
New Mexico is ranked second again, behind Alaska, as the hardest state to count for census information. Nearly half of New Mexicans nearly 2.1 million residents live in areas where the U.S. Census Bureau has a particularly hard time counting the population — a larger proportion than any other state. Businesses also use information gathered in the census when deciding where to invest, what to pay their workers and even what they should stock on their store shelves.