Las Cruces, New Mexico 

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Population

105,096

+8.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$40,658

Median Home Price

$209,600

New Mexico Gifts

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. April, October and September are the most pleasant months in Las Cruces, while July and December are the least comfortable months.

Las Cruces, NM Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
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 88011 88005 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 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Las Cruces jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Las Cruces's cost of living is 15.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Las Cruces's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Dona Ana county remained very strongly Democratic, 58.0% to 39.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Las Cruces's population is 105,096 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Las Cruces is Real Estate: $209,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Las Cruces

It's a good time to buy in Las Cruces. Home Appreciation is up 15.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Las Cruces is $209,600.

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Reviews for Las Cruces   48 Reviews
It is and acquired taste - 8/13/2021
It depends on what you are looking for; for me Las Cruces is and ideal place. I am retired and the kind of places I seek to live in have changed over the years. I have... Read More

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I'm done with this place, avoid if you're alone. - 8/10/2021
A total of 13 years in Las Cruces, having owned multiple homes; I think I have a good say in this... Unless your family has a rich background here or you're nearing... Read More

It was a good town 10 years ago and still is. - 10/11/2019
I like Las Cruces a lot. It's a small town, but it's growing. 10 years ago I moved away, and have been back about a month now. While the population has increased quite a... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO
88001 88011 88005 88012 88007 88033

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