Las Cruces Relocation Information
Located at the intersection of Interstates 10 and 25 in southern New Mexico, about 45 miles northwest of El Paso, TX, 230 miles south of Albuquerque, NM and about 173 miles east of Tucson, AZ.
95,000 permanent residents and about 15,000 students at New Mexico State University during the school year. Total Dona Ana county population, 200,000.
Average relative humidity: 27%
Rain: 8 inches
Snow: 2 inches
Cost of Living
ACCRA National Average 100
Las Cruces: 93
Housing options in Las Cruces range from older or restored homes to large custom built homes with acreage. Contact a real estate professional for more information: www.lascruceshometeam.com
Existing 3 bedroom home: $161,250
New 3 bedroom home: $197,950
Monthly rent for 3 bedroom unfurnished apartment approximately: $635
Las Cruces Sales Tax: Gross receipts tax is 7.5625%.
Exemptions: Prescription drugs and non-prepared food.
State Income Tax: The tax table below will show in detail the New Mexico state income tax rates by income tax bracket(s). There are 4 income tax brackets for New Mexico.
If your income range is between:
$0 and $5,500, your tax rate is 1.7%.
$5,501 and $11,000, your tax rate is 3.2%.
$11,001 and $16,000, your tax rate is 4.7%.
$16,001 and over, your tax rate is 4.9%.
Continuing education is offered at both New Mexico State University (575) 646-0111 and the Dona Ana Community College (575) 527-7500.
The city’s Road Runner Transit offers a citywide public bus system. Fares range from $.50 - $1.00. Door-to-door services are also available through Dial-A-Ride, the Las Cruces Airport, and Las Cruces Shuttle.
The El Paso International Airport is located approximately 45 miles southeast of Las Cruces via Interstate 10. Direct shuttle service from Las Cruces Shuttle (575) 525-1784 is available from various locations around Las Cruces.
Las Cruces offers several medical centers. Mountain View Regional Medical Center
provides a full-service emergency room, specialized woman’s center, comprehensive intensive-care services, surgical care and specialized cardiology center. Memorial Medical Center
is a full-service hospital and serves as the acute care facility for the county. PromptCare, First Step Woman’s Health and Pediatrics, the Family Practice Center and Ikard-Memorial Cancer Treatment Center also offer quality services.