In 2019, Las Cruces, NM had a population of 216k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $40,973. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Las Cruces, NM grew from 215,338 to 216,069, a 0.339% increase and its median household income grew from $39,164 to $40,973, a 4.62% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Las Cruces, NM are White (Hispanic) (59.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (27.2%), Other (Hispanic) (6.74%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.61%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%). 0% of the households in Las Cruces, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
89.8% of the residents in Las Cruces, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Las Cruces, NM are New Mexico State University-Main Campus (3,281 degrees awarded in 2020), New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (1,523 degrees), and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (133 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Las Cruces, NM was $147,400, and the homeownership rate was 63.1%. Most people in Las Cruces, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Las Cruces, NM was 2 cars per household.