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Retire To Las Cruces, NM
City Report

Las Cruces, New Mexico is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.


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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Las Cruces, New Mexico


Las Cruces Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Las Cruces Metro Area blank blank blank 214,207
Las Cruces 62,126 74,267 97,618 101,759



Las Cruces
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2017 .$200,6531.6%
Dec $163,629 . .
Nov $163,071 . .
Oct $192,240 . .
Sep $161,281 . .
Aug $177,628 . .
Jul $187,717 . .
Jun $221,649 . .
May $193,121 . .
Apr $188,304 . .
Mar $212,692 . .
Feb $183,744 . .
Jan $199,428 . .
2016 .$197,44610.3%
2015 .$179,086-14.6%
2014 .$209,7281.8%
2013 . $206,040 5.3%
2012 . $195,753 -3.3%
2011 . $202,469 -1.5%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2017)
. Las Cruces GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $200,653 $398,000
Nearest Big City El Paso na
Home Sales Price in El Paso $156,000 $343,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 104% of El Paso home prices 94%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2017)
. Las Cruces GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $200,653 $398,000
Monthly Rent $1,095 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 12.3 times the annual rent 17.9



Las Cruces
Cost of Living (2017)
74% GPTR 99 City Average
107%



Las Cruces Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.6% -- 15* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 100 days 45* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Las Cruces Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 418
2015 372
2014 287
2013 397
2012 445
2011 439
2010 576



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