Here Are The 10 Poorest Counties In New Mexico

New Mexico is a beautiful, culturally rich state with much to offer. However, poverty is a serious problem in the Land of Enchantment. According to a 2014 Business Insider article, New Mexico is the second poorest state in the nation, after Mississippi. The poverty rate here is 22%. Using Metasalary, which relies on census data, these 10 counties have the greatest level of financial hardship in our state.

Does this data confirm your own experiences? Or were you surprised by some of the counties on this list? Share your thoughts in the comments.