Las Cruces, New Mexico 

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Economy in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Cruces has an unemployment rate of 4.9%. The US average is 3.9%.

Las Cruces has seen the job market increase by 0.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 25.5%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Las Cruces
- The Sales Tax Rate for Las Cruces is 8.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Las Cruces is 4.9%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Las Cruces
- The average income of a Las Cruces resident is $21,782 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Las Cruces resident is $40,658 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYLas Cruces, New MexicoUnited States
  6.2%3.7%
  0.9%1.6%
  25.5%33.5%
  8.3%6.2%
  4.9%4.6%
  $23,131$31,177
  $40,924$57,652
  $55,241$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.8%1.3%
  0.5%0.6%
  5.0%6.2%
  2.3%10.4%
  1.6%2.7%
  11.4%11.6%
  1.8%4.1%
  1.0%0.9%
  2.0%2.1%
  2.9%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  4.5%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  5.0%4.3%
  16.6%9.3%
  15.5%13.8%
  0.9%2.2%
  11.3%7.4%
  3.9%4.9%
  11.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Las Cruces    46 Reviews
    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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    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

    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


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

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