La Luz is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,729 people and just one neighborhood, La Luz is the 66th largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, La Luz is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Luz is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Luz who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (16.34%), office and administrative support (14.94%) and teaching (10.54%).
La Luz is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around La Luz, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, La Luz has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes La Luz a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, La Luz doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.