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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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Highlights


  • Location: South-central New Mexico along Rio Grande Valley, 45 miles north of El Paso, Texas
  • Country: United States
  • State: New Mexico
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  • Metro Area: Las Cruces Metro Area

Quick Facts About Las Cruces


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Las Cruces Metro Area is 7.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Las Cruces Metro Area jobs have Decreased by 0.35 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Las Cruces Metro Area's cost of living is 10.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Las Cruces Metro Area's population is 214,295 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 58.14 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Las Cruces Metro Area is $136,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -5.97 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Las Cruces Metro Area public schools spend $10,305 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Las Cruces Metro Area.

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