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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Las Cruces is 112,914. Las Cruces, New Mexico is the 267th largest city in the US.
The current population of Las Cruces (112,914) is it's peak population.
Las Cruces has grown 53.4% since the 2000. Las Cruces, New Mexico is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 78% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Las Cruces has a population density of 1,276.2 people per square mile.
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The total voting age population of Las Cruces, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 71,980. The voting age population is 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.6% of the residents of Las Cruces are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Las Cruces are 85.8% White, 5.3% Other, 2.9% Two or more races, 2.8% Black, 1.8% Asian and 1.4% American Indian. Additionally, 60.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Las Cruces, 23.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.4%. On a per-household basis, 17.7% of families are below the poverty line in Las Cruces.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.8% of Las Cruces residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.8% of Las Cruces residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.2% have a bachelor's degree and 13.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Las Cruces residents aged 5 and older, 39.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 35.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Las Cruces is 7.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Las Cruces, 24.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Las Cruces is $43,022.
In Las Cruces, 53.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.1% of housing units in Las Cruces.
Of all the housing units in Las Cruces, 2.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Las Cruces, 31.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 14,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Las Cruces is $788.
In Las Cruces, 77.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.