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People

Total Population 2,403
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,223
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 43.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,886
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $753
Median House Value $255,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.9%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 5.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mesilla Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SW of Las Cruces, New Mexico (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles NW of El Paso, Texas
County Dona Ana
Metro Area Las Cruces
P.O. Box Zip Codes 88046
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.24
Longitude -106.76

Mesilla Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LA TUNA 1 S
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 60 F
Apr Temp 45 to 81 F
Jul Temp 68 to 97 F
Oct Temp 49 to 81 F
Annual Precip 8.9 inches
Station JORNADA EXP RANGE
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 57 F
Apr Temp 37 to 77 F
Jul Temp 63 to 95 F
Oct Temp 40 to 78 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
Station YSLETA
Distance 45.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 61 F
Apr Temp 47 to 81 F
Jul Temp 69 to 99 F
Oct Temp 48 to 81 F
Annual Precip 9.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Las Cruces 101,164 $51,583

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Mesilla High Schools

SAN ANDRES HIGH
US HWY 28
505-526-2125
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 202 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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