SFR's year-end issue has a brief overview of how New Mexico and Santa Fe County fared economically in 2009. The short answer is,

worse than was reported

.

Here's a little holiday bonus: Background research. These cold numbers may be small consolation if you're among the unemployed, or the employed-but-broke, but then again, at least you'll know you're not alone.

The map below links to the New York Fed's

, where you can see how Santa Feans are doing when it comes to

repaying their credit cars, student loans and mortgages on time

.

But wait, there's more.

These Excel spreadsheets have loads of state-by-state data on the performance of non-prime mortgage loans. Right-click to download them

and

. They show that 8.1 percent of alt-A (read: slightly better than subprime) mortgages, and

10.5 percent of subprime mortgages in New Mexico are in foreclosure

.

Curiously, they also show that New Mexicans are paying relatively high interest rates on their mortgages.

Theories, anyone? Explanations? Gripes?