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Pros

-Pleasant winters
-Future job growth
-Historic interest

Cons

-Isolation
-Air quality
-Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Las Cruces Metro Area


Las Cruces is a small agricultural and transportation center and home to 17,000 New Mexico State University students. It is also the gateway to historic, geologic, and recreational sites, including White Sands National Monument to the northeast. The downtown is small, clean, and quiet, with an old-west style historic district converted to a pedestrian mall. The campus lies south of downtown with commercial/retail areas just east.

Highlights


Small city/College town - South-central New Mexico along Rio Grande Valley, 45 miles north of El Paso, Texas See Local Real Estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Las Cruces
Zip Codes: 88001, 88005, ... 6 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 3881 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Las Cruces


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Las Cruces is 7.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Las Cruces jobs have Decreased by 0.35 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Las Cruces's cost of living is 9.90% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Las Cruces's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Las Cruces's population is 101,643 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 63.61 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Las Cruces is $140,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -6.75%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Las Cruces public schools spend $10,353 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Las Cruces. Learn more...

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  4/15/2018
Wonderful place to retire

I have visited Las Cruces a couple of times in recent years, and it checks off several boxes for my wife and I and our retirement list. For one, climate is important... (Read More)

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  4/2/2018
Not a Retirement Community

Las Cruces, NM is advertised as a great city to retire, however, that is far from true. The town is so biased against white people because of the large population of... (Read More)

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  11/27/2014
Las Cruces, New Mexico

I am interested in moving to Las Cruces, New Mexico. Would love to hear what other retirees have to say that have moved to Las Cruces, New Mexico.... (Read More)

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