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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Las Cruces, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
102,950
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
23.6%
Median Home
$161,100
Median Income
$45,140
Median Rent
$805

Las Cruces SnackAbility

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

Las Cruces, NM Crime Report

4,221
Total Crimes
4,077.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
73.80%
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 3,620.2 2,346.0
Violent Crime 514 496.5 778.3 387.8
Murder 10 9.7 7.8 6.5
Robbery 57 55.1 99.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 383 370.0 615.9 279.7
Property Crime 3,707 3,581.0 2,841.9 1,958.2
Burglary 654 631.8 648.8 314.2
Larceny 2,746 2,652.6 1,765.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 307 296.6 427.6 246.0

Las Cruces, NM Cost Of Living

89
Las Cruces's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Las Cruces New Mexico National Average
Overall 89 92 100
Services 92 92 100
Groceries 95 94 100
Health 100 98 100
Housing 81 87 100
Transportation 96 88 100
Utilities 84 91 100

Las Cruces, NM Photos

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New Mexico Farm And Ranch Heritage Museum Building
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New Las Cruces City Hall
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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
2020 102,950 1.2%
2019 101,742 0.7%
2018 101,014 -0.4%
2017 101,459 0.3%
2016 101,164 0.8%
2015 100,360 1.2%
2014 99,186 1.8%
2013 97,393 2.3%
2012 95,233 2.5%
2011 92,897 -

Race / Ethnicity in Las Cruces

White
33.3% (34,232)
African American
2.4% (2,460)
American Indian
0.8% (807)
Asian
1.7% (1,701)
Hawaiian
0.1% (63)
Other
0.1% (104)
Two Or More
1.6% (1,643)
Hispanic
60.2% (61,940)
Race Las Cruces NM USA
White 33.3% 36.7% 60.1%
African American 2.4% 1.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.8% 8.6% 0.6%
Asian 1.7% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 60.2% 49.2% 18.2%

Gender in Las Cruces

Female
50.6% (52,061)
Male
49.4% (50,888)
Gender Las Cruces NM USA
Female 50.6% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.5% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.0% (7,206)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (5,147)
High School / GED
20.0% (20,590)
Some College
23.0% (23,678)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (9,265)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (20,590)
Master's Degree
12.0% (12,354)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,059)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,059)
Education Las Cruces NM USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 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
11.9% (1,221,238)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (697,141)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (1,378,889)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (1,083,697)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.7% (1,201,625)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (1,817,334)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (1,090,152)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.7% (1,206,342)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (379,852)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (218,725)
Income Las Cruces NM USA
Less than $10,000 11.9% 8.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 5.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 11.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 10.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.7% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 17.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 11.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.7% 12.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 4.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 4.1% 8.3%

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