2017 National Laboratories GPS Results

Favorability of the national laboratories is high among New Mexico residents.  Overall, 68 percent of all residents have a favorable impression of the national labs (Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque and Los Alamos National Laboratory) in New Mexico.

2017 Community Colleges GPS Results

Favorability of state community college is good among New Mexico residents.  Overall, 68 percent of all residents have a favorable impression of community colleges.

Demographically, Hispanic residents and residents with a household income below $20,000 are favorable of community colleges.

Geographically, residents living in Northwest New Mexico are more favorable toward community colleges than those living in other regions of the State.

2017 State Universities GPS Results

Favorability of state universities is strong among New Mexico residents.  Overall, 62 percent of all residents have a favorable impression of state universities.

Demographically, 67 percent of New Mexico residents identifying themselves as registered Democrat favor state universities; compared to 60 percent favorability among registered Republicans.

Geographically, residents living in the Eastern and Albuquerque Metro areas have the highest favorability toward state universities.

2017 Medical Industry GPS Results

Favorability of the Medical System is lukewarm among New Mexico residents.  Overall, 47 percent of all residents have a favorable impression of the medical industry.

Demographically, strongest favorability of the medical industry can be found among residents over 65 years of age and have an income between $40,000 and $60,000.

Geographically, residents living in the Albuquerque area, where medical care is more prevalent in other parts of the state.

2017 Public Education GPS Results

Favorability of Public Schools has slipped eight percent since 2011. Overall, 39 percent of all New Mexico residents have a favorable impression of public education.

2017 National Banking Industry GPS Results

Favorability of national banks is low among New Mexico residents.  Overall, 30 percent of all residents have a favorable impression of National Banks.

Demographically, national banks have the strongest level of support among lower household income (less than $20,000) and residents over the age of 65 years.

Geographically, national banks have pockets of favorability among New Mexico residents in the Eastern and Northwest parts of the state.

2017 Local Banking Industry GPS Results

Favorability of local banks is strong among New Mexico residents.  Overall, 61 percent of all residents have a favorable impression of the local banking industry.

Demographically, local banks have strong favorability among those under the age of 34 years and over the age of 64 years.  There is also strong favorability with residents whose annual incomes are between $40,000 to $59,999.

Geographically, local banks enjoy the strongest support among residents living in Eastern New Mexico.

2017 Farm & Ranching Industry GPS Results

Favorability of the farm & ranching industry is high among New Mexico residents.  Overall, 72 percent of all residents have a favorable impression of the farm and ranch industry.

Demographically, favorability is strong across all groups.  The strongest favorability is seen among residents between the ages of 50 and 64 years and an annual income between $40,000 and $60,000.

Geographically, the farm and ranch industry has the highest favorability where there is significant industry activity (85 percent in Eastern New Mexico).

2017 Solar and Wind Industry GPS Results

Favorability of the solar and wind industry is strong among New Mexico residents.  Overall, 66 percent of all residents have a favorable impression of the solar & wind industry.

Demographically, residents in the 35-49 year old age group are the strongest supporters of the solar/wind industry.  In addition, residents with annual incomes less than $20,000 and over $80,000 have strong favorability of the industry.

2017 Mining Industry GPS Results

Favorability of the mining industry is mixed among New Mexico residents.  Overall, 27 percent of all residents have a favorable impression of the mining industry.

Demographically, mining enjoys the strongest support among males as well as residents over the age of 50.  In addition, residents who are registered as Republican and have been in the state for less than eight years have a strong support of the mining industry.

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