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Las Cruces Population

Las Cruces is a city in New Mexico, State of United States, Las Cruces population in 2023 is estimated to be 114,096, covers city area of 77.03 sq mi (199.51 sq km), ranks second largest city in New Mexico State, two-hundred-seventy-fifth city in the United States. Las Cruces is the largest city in both Doña Ana County and southern New Mexico. Las Cruces population as per 2020 census is 111,385 compared to 2010 population of 97,618 with the increase number of 13,767 people and growth of 14.1 percent. Las Cruces is the geographic and economic center of the Mesilla Valley, the agricultural region on the floodplain of the Rio Grande extends from Hatch to the west side of El Paso in Texas State.

Below is the Las Cruces population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
201098,312
2011100,2381.96
2012101,0920.85
2013101,3070.21
2014101,275-0.03
2015101,179-0.09
2016101,3570.18
2017101,9680.60
2018102,9260.94
2019108,3325.25
2020111,3852.82
2021 *112,8931.354
2022 *113,7950.81
2023 *114,0960.27
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Las Cruces Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Las Cruces population is 103,436, out of these 51,153 are male, 52,283 are female, The sex ratio of Las Cruces is 98. The median age of the Las Cruces population is 30.5, Las Cruces population by age are, under 18 years is 22,685, 16 years and over is 83,263, 18 years and over is 80,751, 21 years and over is 74,972, 65 years and over is 18,824. 49.5% are male, 50.5% are female, Population of Las Cruces by age percent-wise is, 21.9% are under 18 years old, 80.5% are 16 years and over, 78.1% are 18 years and over, 72.5% are 21 years and over, 15.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 45,249 housing units, The voting population of Las Cruces are 74,933, out of these 37,539 are male voters, 37,394 are female voters, 50.1% are male, 49.9% are female. Las Cruces population in 2022 is estimated to be 113,795, and in 2021 is estimated to be 112,893.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -57,1236.9%
5 - 96,1956.0%
10 - 145,9275.7%
15 - 196,7656.5%
20 - 2413,82113.4%
25 - 3418,44217.8%
35 - 448,9378.6%
45 - 549,7979.5%
55 - 595,3375.2%
60 - 645,1545.0%
65 - 749,6429.3%
75 - 844,5874.4%
85 and over1,7091.7%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Las Cruces Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Las Cruces by race are:

White Population

White population in Las Cruces, New Mexico are 83,391, percentage wise 80.6 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Las Cruces, New Mexico are 2,945, percentage wise 2.8 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Las Cruces, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Las Cruces are 2,155, percentage wise 2.1 percent are asians.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Las Cruces, New Mexico are 60,471. Percentage wise 58.5 percent are hispanics.

Population by Race103,436Percent
White83,39180.6%
Black or African American2,9452.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9161.9%
Asian Population2,1552.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2290.2%
Hispanic or Latino60,47158.5%
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Las Cruces native population is 92,434, out of these 51,811 born in the New Mexico state and 38,881 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 11,002, out of these 5,184 are Naturalized US citizen, 240 are in Europe, 941 in Asia, 188 in Africa, 3,815 in Latin America, Total Foreigners living in Las Cruces are 5,818, out of these 509 are from Europe, 922 are from Asia, 4,239 are from Latin America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native92,434
Born in state of residence51,811
Born in other state in the United States38,881
Northeast4,026
Midwest6,845
South18,233
West9,777
Born outside the United States1,742
Puerto Rico0
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,742
Foreign born
Born outside of United States11,002
Naturalized U.S. citizen5,184
Europe240
Asia941
Africa188
Oceania0
Latin America3,815
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen5,818
Europe509
Asia922
Africa0
Oceania148
Latin America4,239
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Las Cruces Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Las Cruces, New Mexico are 45,249, Occupied housing units are 40,185, Rental vacancy rate is 9. Percentage of occupancy is 89, 47.55% of houses are owner occupied and 41.26% of houses are renter occupied in Las Cruces. There are 56.74 percent of one-unit detached, 4.60 percent of one-units attached, 3.86 percent of two-unit houses, 5.00 percent of three or four unit homes. 9.62 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 28.12 percent are available with one vehicle, 35.92 percent are available with two vehicles, 18.99 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 5.79 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units45,249
Occupied housing units40,185
Occupied housing units percent89
Rental vacancy rate9
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached25,676
1-unit attached2,081
2 units1,747
3 or 4 units2,262
Mobile home4,352
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied21,515
Renter-occupied18,670
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Las Cruces Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Las Cruces, New Mexico is $165,300, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.57 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 4.42 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 11.60 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 14.71 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 9.18 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 4.67 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.32 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.09 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0001,162
$50,000 to $99,9991,999
$100,000 to $149,9995,247
$150,000 to $199,9996,658
$200,000 to $299,9994,153
$300,000 to $499,9992,112
$500,000 to $999,999145
$1,000,000 or more39
Median (dollars)165,300
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,193, 0.00 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.00 percent pay between $500 to $999, 0.00 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 0.00 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 0.00 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.00 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.00 percent pay between $3,000 or more.</p><p>

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $347, 0.00 percent of homes pay less than $250, 0.00 percent pays between $250 to $399, 0.00 percent pay between $400 to $599, 0.00 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.00 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.00 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500
$500 to $999
$1,000 to $1,499
$1,500 to $1,999
$2,000 to $2,499
$2,500 to $2,999
$3,000 or more
Median (dollars)1,193
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250
$250 to $399
$400 to $599
$600 to $799
$800 to $999
$1,000 or more
Median (dollars)347
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Las Cruces Rental

Total number of Las Cruces rental homes or apartments are 18,670, occupied by Renter, The median value of Las Cruces average rental rate is $791. 14.37 percent of homes are under $500, 59.67 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 17.72 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 2.02 percent are between $2000 to $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5002,682
$500 to $99911,140
$1,000 to $1,4993,042
$1,500 to $1,999266
$2,000 to $2,499377
$2,500 to $2,9990
$3,000 or more0
Median (dollars)791
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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