New Mexico vs Mexico (Statistical Comparison)

New Mexico is a state located in the Southwestern region of the United States of America, whereas Mexico is a country in the Southern Portion of North America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Mexico and Mexico regarding various aspects.


Is New Mexico bigger than Mexico?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Mexico is 761,610 sq mi. New Mexico is smaller than Mexico by 640,019 sq mi. New Mexico is around 6.26 times smaller than Mexico.

Area of New Mexico: 121,591 sq mi (314,918 km2)

Area of New Mexico compared to Mexico

Area of Mexico761,610 sq mi ( 1,972,550 km2 )

Area of Mexico compared to New Mexico


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New Mexico as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 2,115,877.

Population of New Mexico compared to Mexico

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Mexico as of 2020, was estimated to be around 128,932,753.

Population of Mexico compared to New Mexico

Here is some more data comparison between New Mexico and Mexico.

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Mexico is Mexico City.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Mexico: Spanish


New Mexico: New Mexican
Mexico: Mexican

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Mexico: MX

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC -8 to -5 (Time in Mexico)

Summer (DST): 
UTC – 7 to – 5

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New Mexico:
34° 24′ 25.56″ N, 106° 6′ 45.36″ W

Coordinates of Mexico:
23° 0′ 0″ N, 102° 0′ 0″ W

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