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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.


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Quick Facts About Las Cruces


    ECONOMY
    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.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Las Cruces's cost of living is 7.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Las Cruces's population is 97,393 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 27.48 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Las Cruces is $143,100. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.50 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    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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Las Cruces Housing Market


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Right on Matt you rock tell that whitewash redneck to go back to Crackerville. People in Cruces are real people not fakes and I'm a Mex-American and most all of us... (read more)
A balanced opinion on LC
I've lived here since 1988, went to middle and HS here and always used to want to "get out" and live by the beach in Cali; always ended up coming back because other... (read more)
re: A GREAT PLACE FOR GENUINE LIVING AND RETIREES!
Hi Skyenne. I currently live in Apple Valley, CA. I love the high desert but want to move out of California. I am a special education teacher. I love your views of... (read more)
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