Las Cruces, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Las Cruces, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
102,102
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
23.6%
Median Home
$155,200
Median Income
$43,022
Median Rent
$788

Las Cruces SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Las Cruces, NM Crime Report

4,221
Total Crimes
4,077.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
64.63%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Las Cruces
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,221 4,077.5 3,945.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 514 496.5 832.2 366.7
Murder 10 9.7 8.6 5.0
Robbery 57 55.1 111.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 383 370.0 650.5 250.2
Property Crime 3,707 3,581.0 3,112.7 2,109.9
Burglary 654 631.8 696.8 340.5
Larceny 2,746 2,652.6 1,988.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 307 296.6 427.2 219.9

Las Cruces, NM Cost Of Living

90
Las Cruces's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Las Cruces New Mexico National Average
Overall 90 92 100
Services 91 92 100
Groceries 107 99 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 80 86 100
Transportation 99 97 100
Utilities 83 87 100

Las Cruces, NM Photos

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Rankings for Las Cruces in New Mexico

Map Of Las Cruces, NM

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Population over time in Las Cruces

Year Population % Change
2019 102,102 0.4%
2018 101,742 0.7%
2017 101,014 -0.4%
2016 101,459 0.3%
2015 101,164 0.8%
2014 100,360 1.2%
2013 99,186 1.8%
2012 97,393 2.3%
2011 95,233 2.5%
2010 92,897 -

Race / Ethnicity in Las Cruces

White
32.5% (33,181)
African American
2.5% (2,571)
American Indian
0.9% (905)
Asian
1.8% (1,790)
Hawaiian
0.0% (51)
Other
0.2% (176)
Two Or More
1.6% (1,619)
Hispanic
60.5% (61,809)
Race Las Cruces NM USA
White 32.5% 37.4% 60.7%
African American 2.5% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 60.5% 48.8% 18.0%

Gender in Las Cruces

Female
51.6% (52,709)
Male
48.4% (49,393)
Gender Las Cruces NM USA
Female 51.6% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Las Cruces for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (5,105)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (7,147)
High School / GED
22.0% (22,462)
Some College
24.0% (24,504)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (9,189)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (19,399)
Master's Degree
10.0% (10,210)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,042)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,042)
Education Las Cruces NM USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Las Cruces, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
11.6% (1,180,470)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (635,755)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (1,421,372)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (1,170,241)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.4% (1,365,366)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (1,665,343)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (1,015,777)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.9% (1,114,490)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (378,742)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (262,639)
Income Las Cruces NM USA
Less than $10,000 11.6% 8.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 5.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 11.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 10.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.4% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.9% 12.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 4.1% 7.7%

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