New Mexico is the sixth most densely populated state in the U.S., and it is home to more than 2 million people. Over 1/4 of the state speaks Spanish, and a small percentage also speak Navajo. Finding a job in this heavily populated state is easy, and the mean hourly wage here is close to $20 an hour. Temperatures stay high for most of the year, but there are harsh cold months in the winter. If you have a good education in New Mexico, you should be able to lead a happy life here.