The Rio Grande Foundation has done a great deal of work analyzing the size of New Mexico’s state and local government bureaucracies. As a means of further exploring the situation, I decided to have our summer interns do some research to find out which city and county bureaucracies have the most employees per capita. Check out the city chart ranked from most employees per capita to least:


The county employment chart can be found below:


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