Los Lunas, NM

Los Lunas profile

Living in Los Lunas

Los Lunas is a somewhat small village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 16,061 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Los Lunas is the 13th largest community in New Mexico.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Los Lunas is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Los Lunas is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Los Lunas who work in office and administrative support (13.10%), management occupations (11.47%), and teaching (7.30%).

The citizens of Los Lunas are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.88% of adults in Los Lunas having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Los Lunas in 2018 was $25,538, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,152 for a family of four. However, Los Lunas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Los Lunas is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Los Lunas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Los Lunas, accounting for 58.37% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Los Lunas residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Los Lunas include English, German, Irish, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Los Lunas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.