Las Cruces, NM (Spaceport City)




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About Las Cruces, NM (Spaceport City)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Spaceport City median real estate price is $126,578, which is less expensive than 62.7% of New Mexico neighborhoods and 62.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Spaceport City is currently $912, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 42.4% of New Mexico neighborhoods.

Spaceport City is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Spaceport City real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Spaceport City neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Spaceport City are 5.5%, which is lower than one will find in 72.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Spaceport City is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Las Cruces, the Spaceport City neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Spaceport City neighborhood has more Native American and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 62.7% have Mexican ancestry.

Spaceport City is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Spaceport City neighborhood. A whopping 55.2% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 34.4% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Spaceport City neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 13.3% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Spaceport City neighborhood in Las Cruces are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Spaceport City neighborhood, 35.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.6%), and 16.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Spaceport City neighborhood in Las Cruces, NM, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (62.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.0%), and residents who report Native American roots (5.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (2.3%), among others. In addition, 14.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Spaceport City neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 48.0% of households. Some people also speak English (47.5%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Spaceport City neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Spaceport City 0.101011101001110
Las Cruces 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 6.56
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Spaceport City 0.101011101001110
Las Cruces 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 36.97
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Spaceport City 0.101011101001110
Las Cruces 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 26

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of NM school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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