The 10 Easiest Cities To Get Laid In New Mexico For 2022

If you can’t score in these New Mexico cities, something is seriously wrong with you.

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Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2022. This is our ninth time ranking the easiest cities to get laid in New Mexico.

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There are a number of party hot spots in New Mexico.

For example, Ruidoso, New Mexico has been called one of the biggest party towns in the nation. And you can see why. It has a large number of college kids, a very young population, and frankly, there's a huge bar scene.

But is it the best city to score in? The purpose of this post is to use science and data to determine which places are the easiest you could possibly go in New Mexico if you wanted to hook up with someone.

After analyzing 32 of the state's most populous areas (over 5,000 people), we came up with this list as the 10 easiest places to get laid in the state of New Mexico:

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The 10 Easiest Places To Get Laid In New Mexico

  1. Santa Fe
  2. Ruidoso
  3. Albuquerque
  4. Las Vegas
  5. Portales
  6. Los Alamos
  7. Alamogordo
  8. Las Cruces
  9. Roswell
  10. Gallup

You might be thinking, "Santa Fe?!" Why haven't I gone there before?

Well if you live in Santa Fe, you're probably already aware of the pure excitement level, based on the criteria we list below. And if you're not already regularly hooking up there…well, then there's nothing we can do about that.

That's your own personal problem.

Read on below to see how we crunched the numbers and see how the places near you fared. We've got the complete list of the most populous cities below so you know where to go and where to avoid on your next road trip.

The hardest place to get lucky in New Mexico, according to science? That would be Zuni Pueblo. More on that later.

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The 10 Easiest Places To Get Laid In New Mexico For 2022

Santa Fe, NM

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 72.5
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Population: 84,418
Bars: 5
Colleges: 4
More on Santa Fe:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Ruidoso, NM

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 69.9
Rank Last Year: 3 (Up 1)
Population: 7,879
Bars: 2
Colleges: 1
More on Ruidoso:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Albuquerque, NM

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 59.2
Rank Last Year: 4 (Up 1)
Population: 560,447
Bars: 26
Colleges: 3
More on Albuquerque:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Las Vegas, NM

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 57.2
Rank Last Year: 2 (Down 2)
Population: 13,055
Bars: 4
Colleges: 2
More on Las Vegas:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Portales, NM

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 56.5
Rank Last Year: 8 (Up 3)
Population: 11,713
Bars: 2
Colleges: 1
More on Portales:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Los Alamos, NM

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 55.6
Rank Last Year: 5 (Down 1)
Population: 12,978
Bars: 5
Colleges: 1
More on Los Alamos:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Alamogordo, NM

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 51.0
Rank Last Year: 5 (Down 2)
Population: 31,635
Bars: 2
Colleges: 1
More on Alamogordo:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Las Cruces, NM

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 50.0
Rank Last Year: 7 (Down 1)
Population: 102,950
Bars: 7
Colleges: 2
More on Las Cruces:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Roswell, NM

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 49.3
Rank Last Year: 10 (Up 1)
Population: 47,751
Bars: 12
Colleges: 2
More on Roswell:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

Gallup, NM

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 46.7
Rank Last Year: 11 (Up 1)
Population: 21,637
Bars: 4
Colleges: 1
More on Gallup:  Cost Of Living | Crime Report

How do you decide if a place in the Land of Enchantment is easy to get lucky in?

In order to rank the chances where you're most likely to get laid in New Mexico, we had to determine what criteria helps people hook up. It isn't a stretch to assume that people will get frisky where there are plenty of young singles, areas where people aren't married and with kids, and in areas with high lots of adult things to do.

So we found databases across the internet for those criteria, and it spit out the answer. Like magic.

How we crunched the numbers for getting laid

We know we are answering a bar topic with this one, but we still try to be scientific about it. With that in mind we used the most recent 2016-2020 American Community Survey Census data produced for the state of New Mexico. And we paired it up with data from OpenStreetMap contributors, ODbL 1.0 and colleges from IPEDS.

Can't really get any better data than that.

We paid particular attention to:

  • Population density
  • % of population that's female (More females than males)
  • % of unmarried people in each city
  • % of households with kids in each city
  • Colleges per capita
  • Bars per capita

We then gave each city a "Chance To Get Laid Score".

The higher the score, the better the city is for getting lucky. We also limited our results to cities with populations over 5,000 people. For New Mexico, that meant a total of 32 cities.

Read on to see why Santa Fe is party central.

There You Have It - The Best Cities for Getting Some in New Mexico for 2022

If you're looking at cities in New Mexico where it's easy to get laid because the population is young, single and ready to party, this is an accurate list.

Who ever said science is a bore?

If you're also curious enough, here are the hardest places to get laid in New Mexico, according to science:

  1. Zuni Pueblo
  2. Shiprock
  3. Artesia

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Detailed List Of The Best Cities For Getting Laid In New Mexico For 2022

Rank City Population Bars
1 Santa Fe, NM 84,418 5
2 Ruidoso, NM 7,879 2
3 Albuquerque, NM 560,447 26
4 Las Vegas, NM 13,055 4
5 Portales, NM 11,713 2
6 Los Alamos, NM 12,978 5
7 Alamogordo, NM 31,635 2
8 Las Cruces, NM 102,950 7
9 Roswell, NM 47,751 12
10 Gallup, NM 21,637 4
11 Socorro, NM 8,406 2
12 Bernalillo, NM 10,077 2
13 Sunland Park, NM 17,581 2
14 North Valley, NM 13,331 4
15 Eldorado At Santa Fe, NM 5,510 2
16 Lovington, NM 11,400 2
17 Aztec, NM 6,467 2
18 Los Lunas, NM 15,814 3
19 Deming, NM 14,083 2
20 Carlsbad, NM 29,278 8
21 Raton, NM 6,020 2
22 Truth Or Consequences, NM 5,839 4
23 Grants, NM 8,987 3
24 Belen, NM 7,476 2
25 Chaparral, NM 13,744 2
26 Rio Rancho, NM 97,976 5
27 Corrales, NM 8,636 2
28 Anthony, NM 9,283 2
29 Bloomfield, NM 7,791 2
30 Artesia, NM 12,463 4
31 Shiprock, NM 8,588 3
32 Zuni Pueblo, NM 6,822 3

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