Everything You Need to Know About the City of Las Cruces New Mexico
In 2017, Las Cruces, New Mexico had a population of 101k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $40,924 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Las Cruces, NM declined from 101,459 to 101,014, a -0.439 percent decrease, and its median household income declined from $41,215 dollars to $40,924 dollars, a -0.706 percent decrease.
The population of Las Cruces, NM is 58.6 percent Hispanic or Latino, 34.9 percent White Alone, and 2.35 percent Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Las Cruces, NM speak a non-English language, and 92.9 percent are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Las Cruces, NM are New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (1,625 degrees awarded in 2017) and Massage Therapy Training Institute (48 degrees).
The median property value in Las Cruces, NM is $150,000 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 53.9 percent. Most people in Las Cruces, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Las Cruces, NM is 2 cars per household.
In 2017, universities in Las Cruces, NM awarded 1,673 degrees. The student population of Las Cruces, NM is skewed towards women, with 3,327 male students and 4,590 female students.
Most students graduating from Universities in Las Cruces, NM are Hispanic or Latino (1,182 and 72.8 percent), followed by White (320 and 19.7 percent), Unknown (33 and 2.03 percent), and Black or African American (29 and 1.79 percent).
The largest universities in Las Cruces, NM by the number of degrees awarded are New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (1,625 and 97.1 percent) and Massage Therapy Training Institute (48 and 2.87 percent).
The most popular majors in Las Cruces, NM are General Studies (710 and 42.4 percent), Data Processing & Data Processing Technology (102 and 6.1 percent), and Criminal Justice – Safety Studies (93 and 5.56 percent).
The median tuition costs in Las Cruces, NM is $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.
The economy of Las Cruces, NM employs 43.8k people and Las Cruces has an unemployment rate of 4.9 percent. Las Cruces has seen the job market increase by 0.9 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 25.5 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Las Cruces, NM are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,465 people), Accommodation & Food Services (5,263 people), and Educational Services (6,103 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($50,177 dollars), Manufacturing ($47,232 dollars), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($41,171 dollars).
Households in Las Cruces, NM have a median annual income of $40,924 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,215 dollars in 2016, which represents a -0.706 percent annual growth.
Tax Rates for Las Cruces
– The Sales Tax Rate for Las Cruces is 8.0 percent.
– The Income Tax Rate for Las Cruces is 4.9 percent.
– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.
Income and Salaries for Las Cruces
– The average earnings of a Las Cruces resident are $21,782 dollars a year.
– The Median household earnings of a Las Cruces resident is $40,658 dollars a year.