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
The state was once the fastest-growing in the nation. Now it's among the slowest. Experts say the loss of working-age residents and their children is worrisome because they are not optimistic the trend will reverse. If it doesn't, New Mexico's working age population – a huge tax base – could become so small that the state will struggle to fund its already cash-strapped government and companies will look elsewhere to expand.