Mesilla is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,874 people and just one neighborhood, Mesilla is the 60th largest community in New Mexico.
Real Estate Prices
Mesilla real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Mesilla house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Mesilla is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mesilla is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mesilla who work in teaching (14.12%), management occupations (9.58%) and office and administrative support (8.51%).
Also of interest is that Mesilla has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Mesilla, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Mesilla provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Mesilla doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.