Mesilla is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,880 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
In addition, Mesilla is a college town. There are a lot of students in Mesilla attending college, and as a result Mesilla provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Being a small town, Mesilla does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.