Las Cruces, New Mexico 

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Population

101,014

+8.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$40,658

Median Home Price

$170,100

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

Pros
-Pleasant winters
-Future job growth
-Historic interest
Cons
-Isolation
-Air quality
-Entertainment

Local Listings in Las Cruces
 $87,500 
2128 Bellamah Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1034 SqFt
 $225,000 
1417 N Mesquite St
Bed 0 | Bath 6 | 2537 SqFt
 $145,000 
1024 Pueblo St
Bed 0 | Bath 6 | 1218 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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Las Cruces
Zip Codes: 88001 88011 88005 88012 88007 88033
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 3881 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Las Cruces is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 8.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Las Cruces's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and September are the most pleasant months in Las Cruces, while July and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Las Cruces's population is 101,014 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Las Cruces is $170,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%. Check out the homes in the area

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 8.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Las Cruces Real Estate

The median home price in Las Cruces is $170,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Las Cruces   47 Reviews
Nine-year Resident's Opinion - 6/20/2019
We have lived here nine years. The climate is great and many people friendly. The politics seem to be a bit shady and shopping is somewhat limited. If you need more... Read More

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A Nice Place to live and work, or retire - 5/14/2019
Been here 4 years. It is a good place to live. Not a place of amusement parks, many malls (we have one) but the mountains are cool. There are events weekly and there is... Read More

There are reasons people retire here. - 4/14/2019
I was born and raised (through first year of college) in Las Cruces. I left in 1972 to finish school and join the military. In the intervening years I have lived in... Read More
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88001 88011 88005 88012 88007 88033

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NEW LISTINGS IN LAS CRUCES
$87,500
2128 Bellamah Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$225,000
1417 N Mesquite St
Bed 0 | Bath 6

$145,000
1024 Pueblo St
Bed 0 | Bath 6

$899,000
5697 Via Estrella
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$599,900
5651 Camino Escondida
Bed 3 | Bath 5

$230,000
12 Springfield Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$454,500
8069 Constitution Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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