Las Cruces Metro Area, New Mexico 

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Population

213,849

+6.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$38,426

Median Home Price

$167,600

United States / New Mexico / Las Cruces Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Las Cruces Metro Area, 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
 $174,900 
3006 San Elizario Ct # VNTQW1
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1634 SqFt
 $174,900 
3006 San Elizario Ct # VNTQW1
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1634 SqFt
 $197,900 
3006 San Elizario Ct # MGTSVR
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2155 SqFt
 $154,519 
4844 Califa Ave # 7X3945
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1210 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:
Metro Area: Las Cruces Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Las Cruces, Sunland Park, 27 total
Zip Codes: 88001, 88011, 88005, 88012, 88007, 88021, 88081, 88063, 88008, 88044, 26 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 3881 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Las Cruces Metro Area is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Las Cruces Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.91%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Las Cruces Metro Area's cost of living is 8.20% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Las Cruces Metro Area's Cost of Living

VOTING
The Las Cruces metro area voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Las Cruces Metro Area's population is 213,849 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.04%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Las Cruces Metro Area is $167,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.91%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Las Cruces Metro Area

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. 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 5.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Las Cruces Real Estate or Find top agents in Las Cruces

The median home price in Las Cruces is $167,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN LAS CRUCES METRO AREA, NEW MEXICO
88001, 88011, 88005, 88012, 88007, 88021, 88081, 88063, 88008, 88044, 26 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN LAS CRUCES NM
$174,900
3006 San Elizario Ct # VNTQW1
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$197,900
3006 San Elizario Ct # MGTSVR
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$154,519
4844 Califa Ave # 7X3945
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$175,639
4844 Califa Ave # DCYR7Z
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$152,500
3006 San Elizario Ct # E6SP7
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$198,990
3740 Santa Rosa Ave # 48OUDA
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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