Las Cruces, New Mexico 

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Population

101,643

64% Growth

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$40,658

Avg. Home Price

$161,100

Best Places to Live in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Small city/College town - South-central New Mexico along Rio Grande Valley, 45 miles north of El Paso, Texas
Pros
-Pleasant winters
-Future job growth
-Historic interest
Cons
-Isolation
-Air quality
-Entertainment

Local Listings in Las, Cruces, NM
 $174,990 
4833 Califa Ave # 7A5H9T
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1439 SqFt
 $174,990 
4833 Califa Ave # 7A5H9T
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1439 SqFt
 $149,500 
2838 Lake Valley Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 1448 SqFt
 $189,990 
4833 Califa Ave # EOC4B2
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1845 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
County: Doña Ana County
Metro Area: Las Cruces Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Las Cruces
Zip Codes: 88001 88005 88011 88012 88007 88033
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 3881 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Las Cruces is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Las Cruces jobs have decreased by 0.35%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Las Cruces's cost of living is 8.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Las Cruces's Cost of Living

VOTING
Dona Ana county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Las Cruces's population is 101,643 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 63.61%. 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 $161,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.45%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Las Cruces

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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Housing Market in Las Cruces

It's a good time to buy in Las Cruces. Home Appreciation is up 4.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Las Cruces Real Estate or Find top agents in Las Cruces

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Reviews for Las Cruces   44 Reviews
A very backward state, a very boring place to live - 1/6/2019
OK when I first moved here I loved it because of the friendly people and the beautiful mountains. But now that I have been here a year I can't wait to leave. Reason: for... Read More

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Wonderful place to retire - 4/15/2018
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

Las Cruces, New Mexico - 11/27/2014
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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ZIP CODES IN LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO
88001 88005 88011 88012 88007 88033

NEW LISTINGS IN LAS CRUCES NM
$174,990
4833 Califa Ave # 7A5H9T
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$149,500
2838 Lake Valley Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

$189,990
4833 Califa Ave # EOC4B2
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$192,990
4833 Califa Ave # GI6R0P
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$187,990
4833 Califa Ave # S2GWY7
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$187,990
4833 Califa Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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