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Best Place to Live in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Overview
Population:97,393
Pop. Change:27%
State: New Mexico
Metro Area: Las Cruces Metro Area
County: Dona Ana County
City:Las Cruces
Zip Code:88001, 88005, ... 5 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Las Cruces's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Las Cruces Metro Area

Profile: Small city/College town  Location: South-central New Mexico along Rio Grande Valley, 45 miles north of El Paso, Texas Elevation: 3881 Time zone: Mountain Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about Las_Cruces, New Mexico

As of 2014, Las Cruces's population is 97,393 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 27.48 percent.

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The median home cost in Las Cruces is $143,100. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Las Cruces's cost of living is 7.50% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Las Cruces public schools spend $11,118 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Las Cruces.

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The unemployment rate in Las Cruces is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Las Cruces jobs have Increased by 1.03 percent.


Ranked #17 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Mid-Size Cities)
Ranked #18 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #20 Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #39 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #79 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
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Map Of Las_Cruces

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Las Cruces's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes