Las Cruces employment information

IndexLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$21,782$23,948$28,555
Median household income$40,658$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$57,786$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,619$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$23,570$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$18,874$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level23.9%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Las Cruces is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Las Cruces is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Las Cruces is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Las Cruces is 53% higher than the national average.

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Las Cruces median earnings by income bracket

Las Cruces employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.0%0.9%
Manufacturing sector4.2%0.6%
Financial & insurance services1.4%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%9.7%
Public administration11.6%10.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%0.7%
Education, health & social services18.7%48.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Radium Springs, NM1,292$57,5008%
Mesilla, NM2,364$55,5774%
Fairacres, NM892$49,6257%
Organ, NM116$46,48813%
San Pablo, NM1,007$46,04614%
Las Cruces, NM100,360$40,65824%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
South Bend, IN100,422$34,65635%
Spring Hill, FL100,270$40,96923%
Flint, MI100,569$24,67954%
San Mateo, CA100,114$90,08768%
Lakeland, FL99,942$39,23827%
Las Cruces, NM100,360$40,65824%
Source: The Las Cruces, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.