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Population in 2012: 101,047 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.1%
Males: 49,943  (49.4%)
Females: 51,104  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
New Mexico median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 88001, 88003, 88011, 88012, 88033.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,768 (it was $30,375 in 2000)
Las Cruces:

$40,768
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,923

Las Cruces city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $146,600 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Las Cruces:

$146,600
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $155,981; Detached houses: $178,558; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,360; In 2-unit structures: $213,148; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,463; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,522; Mobile homes: $59,347; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $24,654

Median gross rent in 2012: $722.

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  • Hispanic - 58,575 (58.0%)
  • White alone - 35,627 (35.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2,062 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,701 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,617 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1,259 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 212 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Las Cruces: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.6%), English (6.3%), Irish (6.0%), United States (2.5%), Italian (1.9%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1946

Elevation: 3908 feet

Land area: 52.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,940 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Las Cruces:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Las Cruces city:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

11,151 residents are foreign born (9.4% Latin America).

This city:  11.9%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 156 registered sex offenders living in Las Cruces, New Mexico as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Las Cruces to the number of sex offenders is 648 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,127 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $846 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (41.7 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (319.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: University Park, NM (1.8 miles ), Mesilla, NM (2.0 miles ), Dona Ana, NM (2.4 miles ), Dona Ana-Hill, NM (3.0 miles) , Mesquite, NM (3.4 miles ), Organ, NM (3.5 miles ), Fairacres, NM (3.7 miles) , Radium Springs, NM (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 329 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 1998: 368 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 1999: 351 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2000: 285 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2001: 327 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2002: 530 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2003: 796 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2004: 838 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2005: 1616 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2006: 1526 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 980 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2008: 632 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2009: 630 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2010: 576 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2011: 439 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2012: 415 buildings, average cost: $183,900

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Latitude: 32.32 N, Longitude: 106.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -40,484 (-40.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 30,868 (76.2%)

Area code: 505

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Crime rates in Las Cruces by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 701353644335
per 100,000 8.80.01.33.86.23.66.84.34.33.13.05.0
Rapes 566583819694403723111756
per 100,000 70.787.0109.5103.6119.1112.245.540.224.511.317.256.1
Robberies 93799910610197967896626870
per 100,000 117.4105.8130.6135.6125.4115.8109.184.8102.163.968.970.1
Assaults 304268232162263321295372341332336263
per 100,000 383.7358.9306.0207.2326.4383.1335.4404.4362.7342.0340.4263.5
Burglaries 1,1909288087057507608608699641,1101,120991
per 100,000 1501.81242.71065.9901.9930.8907.0977.7944.81025.31143.61134.6992.7
Thefts 4,9444,2083,0363,2302,9542,8643,1583,3123,3873,0263,1643,214
per 100,000 6239.65634.84005.04132.13666.23417.93590.33600.73602.33117.53205.33219.7
Auto thefts 171192245199245282260238240190262214
per 100,000 215.8257.1323.2254.6304.1336.5295.6258.7255.3195.7265.4214.4
Arson 10813715148791129
per 100,000 12.610.717.19.018.616.79.17.69.611.32.09.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 572.2518.9462.7432.1458.0446.4395.3387.6376.8331.4346.0352.7

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Crime rate in Las Cruces detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 266 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
New Mexico average:

2.22

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Las Cruces, New Mexico accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +11,143 (+17.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Las Cruces-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/14/2004 at 21:27:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/1991 at 16:05:00, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from Las Cruces center
On 11/3/2007 at 09:30:41, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1993 at 15:10:00, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/22/1993 at 19:25:11, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from Las Cruces center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dona Ana County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Anwar al-Awlaki - US born Yemeni Al-Qaeda terrorist killed in September 2011, Doug Eddings - Baseball umpire, James D. Nichols - Jockey, Jon Barela - Businessman, Louisa Burton - Fantasy writer, David Campos Guaderrama - District Judge, Patricia Ryan (author) - Romantic fiction writer, Brennen Jeffers - College basketball player (New Mexico State Aggies), Freddy Juarez - Soccer player, J.R. Patton - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Sep 12, 1983).


Hospitals/medical centers in Las Cruces:

  • LAS CRUCES DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, 3875 FOOTHILLS RD)
  • LAS CRUCES RENAL CENTER (DSI) (Dialysis Facility, 3961 E LOHMAN AVE STE 29)
  • LAS CRUCES SOUTH DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, 2525 S TELSHOR BLVD STE B)
  • ALPHA NURSES OF LAS CRUCES (Home Health Center, 1065 SOUTH MAIN BLDG A BOX 14)
  • AMBERCARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 850 N TELSHORE SUITE A)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF NEW MEXICO (Home Health Center, 850 N MOTEL BLVD SUITE B)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1005 SOUTH TELSHOR BLVD SUITE B)
  • HOME KARE INC OF DONA ANA (Home Health Center, 1853 E LOHMAN AVE)
  • MATRIX HOME CARE SERVICES OF NM (Home Health Center, 1100 SOUTH MAIN STE 201)
  • MAXIM HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 3050 ROADRUNNER PKWY SUITE C UNIT 1)
  • MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1705 EAST UNIVERSITY AVENUE)
  • QUANTUM HOMECARE OF NEW MEXICO (Home Health Center, 151 SOUTH WALNUT AVENUE, SUITE B 13)
  • WELLCARE OPTIONS,LLC (Home Health Center, 1740 W PICACHO AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF DONA ANA COUNTY (Hospital, 903 E LOHMAN BOX 6805)
  • HSA VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 3751 N DEL REY BLVD)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 2450 SOUTH TELSHOR BLVD)
  • MESILLA VALLEY HOSP (Hospital, 3751 DEL REY BOULEVARD)
  • MESILLA VALLEY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 299 EAST MONTANA AVENUE)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 4311 EAST LOHMAN AVENUE)
  • NEW HOPE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 555 TELSHOR BLVD SUITE 201)
  • REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO (Hospital, 4441 EAST LOHMAN AVE)
  • CASA DE ORO CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1005 LUJAN HILL ROAD)
  • CASA DEL SOL CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2905 EAST MISSOURI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY LAS CRUCES VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 3025 TERRACE DRIVE)
  • LAS CRUCES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2029 SAGECREST COURT)
  • MOUNTAIN SHADOWS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1005 HILL ROAD)
  • SAGECREST NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 2029 SAGECREST COURT)
  • UNIVERSITY TERRACE GOOD SAMARITAN (Nursing Home, 3025 TERRACE DRIVE)
  • VILLAGE AT NORTHRISE (THE) - DESERT WILLOW I (Nursing Home, 2884 NORTH ROAD RUNNER PARKWAY)

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Airports and heliports located in Las Cruces:


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Amtrak station:

LAS CRUCES (490 VALLEY DR.) - Bus Station . Services: intercity bus service.

Local government website: www.las-cruces.org

Colleges/Universities in Las Cruces:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 14,681; Location: 2850 Weddell Street; Public; Website: www.nmsu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (FT enrollment: 3,159; Location: 3400 S Espina; Public; Website: dabcc.nmsu.edu/)
  • Massage Therapy Training Institute Inc (FT enrollment: 31; Location: 2701 W Picacho Ave Ste 4; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mtti.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Las Cruces:

  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 41 miles; El Paso, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,687)
  • El Paso Community College (about 46 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 10,943)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 179 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,285)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 191 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 192 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 200 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 236 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)

Public high schools in Las Cruces:

Private high school in Las Cruces:

  • MESILLA VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 489; Location: 3850 STERN DR; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Las Cruces:

Private elementary/middle schools in Las Cruces:

  • LAS CRUCES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 1331 N MIRANDA ST; Grades: PK - 9)
  • COLLEGE HEIGHTS KINDERGARTEN (Students: 100; Location: 1210 WOFFORD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • MISSION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 2752 N ROADRUNNER PKWY; Grades: PK - 5)
  • WHITLEY MONTESSORI (Students: 23; Location: 1044 WILEY AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Las Cruces, School District: LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Las Cruces:

  • THOMAS BRANIGAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,630,700; Location: 200 E. PICACHO AVE.; 164,743 books; 10,422 audio materials; 12,458 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 502 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Las Cruces has a 3rd High School named Onate. They also have another major hospital named Mountain View Regional Medical Center -- mountainviewregional.com
  • Add Onate High School to list. added by Elvis
  • The county (Dona Ana) information has been omitted from Las Cruces. It can be found at http://www.city-data.com/county/Dona_Ana_County-NM.html (the city data site).
  • MountainView Regional Medical Center is a 168-bed acute care hospital that was built in 2002.
  • (2) new hospitals in the area: MountainView Regional Medical Center 4311 E. Lohman Ave. Las Cruces, NM 88001 Telephone: (505) 556-7600 Fax: (505) 556-7619 Rehabilitation Hospital of Southern New Mexico. 4441 East Lohman Avenue Las Cruces, NM 88011 Telephone: 505.521.6400 Fax: 505.521.6423
  • Please add the Jewish Temple to your religious listings. Thank you
  • Add public high school: ONATE HIGH (Students: 2,047; Location: 5700 MESA GRANDE DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • 104.9 Magic 105 is a major station here.
  • Please add the following to your list of churches: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church http://www.standrewlc.org/

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Notable locations in Las Cruces: Clyde W Tombaugh Observatory (A), Mesquite Street Original Townsite Historic District (B), Fort Filmore Historic Site (C), State University Weather Station (D), Pan American Center (E), Garcia Annex (F), Thomas Branigan Memorial Library (G), Dona Ana Branch Community College Library Media Center (H), Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility Library (I), Southwest Area Learning Resource Center (J), Las Cruces Fire Department Station 7 (K), Doña Ana County Occupational Education Center (L), Las Cruces Fire Department Station 6 (M), Las Cruces Fire Department Station 5 (N), Las Cruces Fire Department Station 4 (O), Las Cruces Fire Department Station 3 (P), Branigan Cultural Center (Q), New Mexico State University Art Gallery (R), Las Cruces Fire Department Station 2 (S), Memorial General Hospital Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Mesilla Valley Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Las Cruces include: Fountain of Life Apostolic Church (A), First Assembly of God Church (B), Apostolic Tabernacle (C), Spanish Assembly of God Church (D), Wesley Foundation Church (E), Hill Baptist Church (F), Peace Lutheran Church (G), Presbyterian Campus Ministry Church (H), Northminster Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Joseph Cemeteries (1), Odd Fellow Cemetery (2), Tortugas Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Burn Lake (A), Chandler Tank (B), Las Cruces Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Las Cruces Arroyo (A), Tortugas Arroyo (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Las Cruces include: Apodaca Park (1), Frenger Park (2), Las Cruces on the Camino Real Historical Marker (3), Young Park (4), Memorial Stadium (5), Pioneer Park (6), Preciado Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Las Cruces City Government - Museum of Fine Arts & Culture (490 North Water) (1), Las Cruces City Government - Las Cruces Museum of Natural History- Mesilla Valley (700 South Telshor Boulevard) (2), Space Murals Inc (Museums; 12450 East USHighway 70) (3), New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum (4100 Dripping Springs Road) (4), Las Cruces City Government - Public Services Director- Museums- Log Cabin Mu (671 North Main Street) (5), Institute of Historical Survey (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3035 South Main Street) (6), Tilt (Amusement & Theme Parks; 700 South Telshor Boulevard) (7), Parker Amusement (Arcades & Amusements; 102 East Willoughby Avenue) (8), Adventure Travel & Cruise Center (Recreational Trips & Guides; 2460 Missouri Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Scoggin Blue LLC (1300 Avenida De Mesilla) (1), SpringHill Suites Las Cruces (1611 Hickory Loop) (2), Villa Del Telshor Apartments & Corporate Suites (1955 South Telshor Boulevard Apt 47) (3), Century 21 Motel (2454 North Main Street) (4), Desert Oasis Inn (1765 West Picacho Avenue) (5), T.R.H. Smith Mansion B&B (Ip) (909 N Alameda Blvd) (6), La Quinta Inn Las Cruces (790 Avenida De Mesilla) (7), Hampton Inn Las Cruces (755 Avenida De Mesilla) (8), Comfort Suites Las Cruces (2101 South Triviz) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Social Security Administration- Local Office- Las Cruces Of (2141 Summit Court) (1), Las Cruces City Government - Municipal Court (135 East Griggs Avenue) (2), New Mexico State Government - District Court- Clerk's Offices (201 West Picacho Avenue Suite A) (3), Third Judicial District Attorney (201 West Picacho Avenue Suite B) (4), New Mexico State Government - District Court- Court Information (201 West Picacho Avenue Suite A) (5), New Mexico State Government - Magistrate Court- Civil Division (301 South Church Street Suite C) (6), New Mexico State Government - Dona Ana County Magistrate Court- Courts- Magistrate C (151 North Church Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Dona Ana County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.4. This is about average.
City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.439. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.464
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 2.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.97
U.S.:

14.26
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.0. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 29.7. This is worse than average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.52. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.52
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Las Cruces and their reported violations in the past:

LAS CRUCES MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 81025, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2006)
  • 31 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-19-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-19-1999)
NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY (Population served: 24302, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-11-2002 to OCT-30-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2000), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In OCT-19-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-19-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2004), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2004)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
MOONGATE WEST (Population served: 3785, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
HACIENDA ACRES WATER SYSTEM (Address: Suite 15 , Population served: 2155, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2002), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2002)
ORGAN WATER AND SEWER (Population served: 1265, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PICACHO MDWCA (Population served: 1200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-22-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-22-1999)
LEASBURG MDWCA (Population served: 903, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2005)
MESA DEVELOPMENT CENTER INC (Population served: 840, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2001)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Las Cruces that have no violations reported:

  • MESILLA PARK MANOR WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 848, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAN ANDRES ESTATES WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 741, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAS ALTURAS ESTATES (Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DONA ANA COUNTY UTILITIES-BORDER REGION (Population served: 610, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.5%

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Las Cruces, NM

People in group quarters in Las Cruces in 2010:

  • 811 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 296 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 251 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 85 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 84 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in college/university student housing
  • 17 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in workers group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Las Cruces in 2000:

  • 826 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 797 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 448 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 243 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in halfway houses
  • 23 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other group homes

Las Cruces compared to New Mexico state average:

Las Cruces, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Pan American Center. New Mexico State University.

Banks with most branches in Las Cruces (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: South Main Branch, South Main Motor Branch, North Main Branch, Las Cruces El Paseo & Univ Branch, Wal-Mart Las Cruces Branch, Telshor Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Citizens Bank of Las Cruces: University Telshor Branch, Country Club Branch, Roadrunner Branch, Picacho Branch, Citizens Bank Of Las Cruces. Info updated 2007/07/31: Bank assets: $393.7 mil, Deposits: $342.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Amador Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of the Rio Grande, National Association: Northrise Branch, Telshor Branch, Bank Of The Rio Grande, National Association. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $101.7 mil, Deposits: $86.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Las Cruces B.R.g., Inc.
  • Pioneer Bank: University Avenue Branch, Las Cruces Branch, South Telshor Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $594.7 mil, Deposits: $436.4 mil, headquarters in Roswell, NM, positive income, 13 total offices
  • First American Bank: East Lohman Branch at 2145 East Lohman Avenue, branch established on 1999/08/02; Mesilla Branch at 1553 Avenida De Mesilla, Suite 225, branch established on 1998/04/09. Info updated 2010/06/26: Bank assets: $732.3 mil, Deposits: $605.7 mil, headquarters in Artesia, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Artesia Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Telshor Branch at 795 South Telshore, branch established on 1981/10/13; Las Cruces Branch at 201 North Church Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Washington Federal: 1800 Telshor Branch at 1800 Telshor, branch established on 1926/01/01; 301 W. Amador Branch at 301 W. Amador, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Compass Bank: Idaho Branch at 225 East Idaho Avenue, branch established on 1996/01/04; Lohman Branch at 3800 East Lohman Avenue, branch established on 1974/04/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Telshor at 691 S Telshor Boulevard, branch established on 1934/09/01; Amador Branch at 250 West Amador Avenue, branch established on 1976/08/09. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 8 other banks with 9 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Las Cruces, New Mexico:

  • A Day's End Lodge, 755 N Vly Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88005 , Phone: (505) 524-7753
  • Days Inn, 2600 S Vly Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88001 , Phone: (505) 526-4441
  • Hampton Inn, PO Box 2736, Las Cruces, NM 88004 , Phone: (505) 526-8311
  • La Quinta Inn, 790 Avenida De Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88005 , Phone: (505) 524-0331, Fax: (505) 525-8360
  • Hotel Encanto De Las Cruces, 705 S Telshor Blvd, Las Cruces, NM 88001 , Phone: (505) 522-4300, Fax: (505) 521-4707
  • Plaza Suites, 301 E University Blvd, Las Cruces, NM 88004 , Phone: (505) 525-5500
  • Royal Host Motel, 2146 W Picacho, Las Cruces, NM 88001 , Phone: (505) 524-8536
  • Super 8 Motel East, 4411 N Main, Las Cruces, NM 88001 , Phone: (505) 382-1490
  • 24 other hotels and motels
All 32 fire-safe hotels and motels in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Las Cruces travel time to work - commute


Las Cruces mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Las Cruces city (based on Dona Ana County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.35%
Here77.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents77.8%7.6%2.8%2.4%2.0%
Congregations18.8%14.6%4.9%14.6%5.6%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.7%0.6%4.1%
Congregations2.8%7.6%2.1%1.4%27.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Dona Ana County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dona Ana County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Here:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dona Ana County:

5.7%
State:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dona Ana County:

22.7%
State:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
New Mexico:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 83$271,162$39,2042$1,158
Other Government Administration 42$156,288$44,6547$19,116
Judicial and Legal 35$97,896$33,5640$0
Police Protection - Officers 185$677,457$43,94311$8,163
Police - Other 61$185,423$36,4772$2,130
Firefighters 109$409,415$45,0730$0
Fire - Other 12$64,246$64,2460$0
Streets and Highways 93$311,871$40,2415$3,773
Airports 4$13,959$41,8770$0
Welfare 27$72,380$32,16925$32,535
Health 8$16,966$25,4491$901
Solid Waste Management 61$170,582$33,5570$0
Sewerage 52$164,945$38,0644$2,524
Parks and Recreation 98$243,507$29,81752$48,199
Housing and Community Development(Local) 28$98,629$42,2702$1,594
Water Supply 50$156,948$37,6682$1,114
Gas Supply 65$196,364$36,2520$0
Transit 49$123,594$30,2683$7,056
Local Libraries 34$87,610$30,9216$2,982
Other and Unallocable 84$256,242$36,6061$664
Totals for Government 1,180$3,775,484$38,395123$131,909

Las Cruces government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $8,870,000 ($87.78)
    Regular Highways: $3,734,000 ($36.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,358,000 ($23.34)
    Air Transportation: $408,000 ($4.04)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $28,689,000 ($283.92)
    Police Protection: $14,635,000 ($144.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,692,000 ($115.71)
    Water Utilities: $9,098,000 ($90.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,887,000 ($87.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,651,000 ($85.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,870,000 ($77.88)
    Regular Highways: $7,433,000 ($73.56)
    Sewerage: $6,746,000 ($66.76)
    General - Other: $5,373,000 ($53.17)
    Central Staff Services: $4,697,000 ($46.48)
    Hospitals: $3,308,000 ($32.74)
    Financial Administration: $3,009,000 ($29.78)
    Transit Utilities: $2,869,000 ($28.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,523,000 ($24.97)
    Libraries: $2,253,000 ($22.30)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,064,000 ($20.43)
    General Public Buildings: $1,855,000 ($18.36)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,777,000 ($17.59)
    Health - Other: $104,000 ($1.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,328,000 ($42.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,771,000 ($57.11)
    Water Utilities: $5,242,000 ($51.88)
    Gas Utilities: $1,536,000 ($15.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $524,000 ($5.19)
    Transit Utilities: $447,000 ($4.42)
    General - Other: $415,000 ($4.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $204,000 ($2.02)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($0.62)
    Libraries: $33,000 ($0.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,047,000 ($475.49)

Las Cruces government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,829,000 ($117.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,854,000 ($97.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,801,000 ($27.72)
    All Other: $1,222,000 ($12.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,592,000 ($75.13)
    All Other: $4,674,000 ($46.26)
    Air Transportation: $622,000 ($6.16)
    Transit Utilities: $601,000 ($5.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,012,000 ($69.39)
    Interest Earnings: $6,573,000 ($65.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,498,000 ($24.72)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $30,498,000 ($301.82)
    Water Utilities: $16,235,000 ($160.67)
    Transit Utilities: $233,000 ($2.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,372,000 ($211.51)
    General Local Government Support: $1,273,000 ($12.60)
    Highways: $695,000 ($6.88)
    Transit Utilities: $688,000 ($6.81)
    Public Welfare: $122,000 ($1.21)
    Health and Hospitals: $30,000 ($0.30)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $58,975,000 ($583.64)
    Property: $8,483,000 ($83.95)
    Other License: $4,308,000 ($42.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,573,000 ($35.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,426,000 ($14.11)

Las Cruces government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $101,095,000 ($1000.48)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,829,000 ($641.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,050,000 ($435.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $43,381,000 ($429.32)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $42,244,000 ($418.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,784,000 ($77.03)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,137,000 ($11.25)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,809,000 ($17.90)
    Beginning: $1,378,000 ($13.64)

Las Cruces government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,633,000 ($65.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $109,705,000 ($1085.68)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,984,000 ($474.87)

7.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($569 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.26%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from El Paso County, TX  1.46% ($26,477 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.33% ($32,663)
from Otero County, NM  0.28% ($25,955)


6.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.10%
New Mexico average:

0.14%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to El Paso County, TX  1.22% ($27,333 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.60% ($28,260)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.33% ($29,044)

Strongest AM radio stations in Las Cruces:

  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KOBE (1450 AM; 1 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: EDWARDS MEDIA LTD. CO.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Las Cruces:

  • KHQT (103.1 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)
  • K211EN (90.1 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220GF (91.9 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KGRT-FM (103.9 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • KOFX (92.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K216CK (91.1 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KTSM-FM (99.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKVS (98.7 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)
  • K219BX (91.7 FM; EL PASO, ETC., TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVLC (101.1 FM; HATCH, NM; Owner: RADIO PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • KRWG (90.7 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRUC (88.9 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSII (93.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KINT-FM (93.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY-FM (96.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAQ (95.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • K201CC (88.1 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KMVR (104.9 FM; MESILLA PARK, NM; Owner: EDWARDS MEDIA LTD. CO.)
  • KMBN (89.7 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Las Cruces:

  • K46DH (Channel 46; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)
  • KRWG-TV (Channel 22; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K42DJ (Channel 42; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K54GR (Channel 54; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)
  • KTYO (Channel 48; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)
  • KLCP-LP (Channel 30; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Las Cruces fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Las Cruces)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 265 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Las Cruces, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 807 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Las Cruces)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 196 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Las Cruces)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED280$133,340164$122,265648$135,16533$63,6805$2,920,614119$118,73645$51,257
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$144,69520$93,84666$135,0378$38,6780$018$104,3487$53,444
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$143,26140$75,643294$124,82763$37,9762$300,00040$87,29733$48,545
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$160,52919$139,769224$143,2549$57,3720$017$132,9645$84,880
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$143,2703$113,86347$141,8155$89,8200$03$95,1275$102,064

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Las Cruces, NM

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$176,17427$182,2634$149,115
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$139,23814$179,2994$123,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$196,0307$195,4160$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$151,3332$113,1750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$230,1600$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Las Cruces, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John34474.6 years
Mary29378.5 years
William28375.3 years
Robert26871.4 years
James24271.2 years
Maria16877.1 years
Jose15873.2 years
Charles14675.0 years
George14375.4 years
Helen12280.0 years
Most common last names in Las Cruces, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15576.0 years
Garcia13374.5 years
Martinez9174.8 years
Hernandez8874.4 years
Lopez8175.4 years
Sanchez8070.9 years
Chavez7872.6 years
Gonzales7672.9 years
Johnson7478.2 years
Miller6876.8 years
Businesses in Las Cruces, NM
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
Albertsons3Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott3
Applebee's2Marshalls1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets8
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's8
AutoZone6Men's Wearhouse1
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike6
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Big O Tires1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King4Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chick-Fil-A2Payless3
Chico's1Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos2
Cricket Wireless6RadioShack3
Curves3Ramada1
Dairy Queen2Red Lobster1
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday1
Discount Tire1Rue211
Express1SONIC Drive-In5
Famous Footwear1Sam's Club1
FedEx13Sears2
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel1
Foot Locker1Staples1
GNC1Starbucks4
GameStop3Subway13
Goodwill2Super 82
H&R Block5T-Mobile7
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell3
Holiday Inn2Target1
Hollister Co.1The Room Place1
Home Depot1True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul2
IHOP1UPS17
JCPenney1Vans3
Jones New York3Verizon Wireless4
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
KFC3Village Inn2
Kmart2Walgreens5
Kohl's1Walmart2
La Quinta2Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture3World Gym1
Browse common businesses in Las Cruces, NM


Las Cruces on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David P. Rounbehler (7)
  • Andrew Ondo (7)
  • David R. Rounbehler (5)
  • Peter Leonard Krebs (5)
  • W. Gene Ramsey (4)
  • Gary A. Eiceman (3)
  • David Levi Gwaltney (3)
  • Neil Edwin Moe (3)
  • Davin E. Lopez (3)
  • Nagamany Nirmalakhandan (3)

Total of 109 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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