In 2017, Las Cruces, NM had a population of 214k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $39,114. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Las Cruces, NM grew from 213,825 to 213,849, a 0.0112% increase and its median household income grew from $38,636 to $39,114, a 1.24% increase.
The population of Las Cruces, NM is 67.7% Hispanic or Latino, 28% White Alone, and 1.6% Black or African American Alone. 51.1% of the people in Las Cruces, NM speak a non-English language, and 88.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Las Cruces, NM are New Mexico State University-Main Campus (3,680 degrees awarded in 2016), New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (1,878 degrees), and Massage Therapy Trainining Institute (45 degrees).
The median property value in Las Cruces, NM is $140,700, and the homeownership rate is 62.7%. Most people in Las Cruces, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Las Cruces, NM is 2 cars per household.