Seated in the beautiful Española valley between the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the Jemez Mountains, the city of Española is rich in culture and history. Called the first capital city in America, the city is full of opportunity and within easy reach of other population centers in Northern New Mexico.
Director, Planning and Zoning
Española, New Mexico
Mayor Alice Lucero
City of Española
- The 2010 census found 10,495 people in the City of Espanola, an increase of 10.4% since the year 2000. The census identified 5,897 households, and 4,690 families.
- The racial makeup of the city was: 9.5% White; 0.7% Black or African American; 1.9% Native American; 1.2% Asian; 0.8% from other races; 0.4% Multiracial (two or more races); 85.0% of the population were Hispanics or Latinos (of any race)