Mesilla, NM

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Mesilla Profile


Overview

Mesilla is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,828 people and just one neighborhood, Mesilla is the 60th largest community in New Mexico.

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 89.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mesilla is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mesilla who work in office and administrative support (17.14%), teaching (16.37%), and management occupations (9.80%).

Of important note, Mesilla is also a town of artists. Mesilla has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mesilla’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Mesilla is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Mesilla spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.39 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Mesilla Demographics

Mesilla is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.70% of adults in Mesilla have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Mesilla in 2018 was $29,844, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,376 for a family of four. However, Mesilla contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mesilla is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mesilla 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 Mesilla, accounting for 64.74% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Mesilla residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mesilla include German, Scottish, English, Irish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Mesilla is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Mesilla, NM HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Mesilla VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 21
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Mesilla Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NM* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Las Cruces High School
1750 El Paseo Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
09-12
Mac Arthur Elementary School
655 N 4 Th St
Las Cruces, NM 88005
PK-05
Mesilla Elementary School
2363 Calle Del Sur
Las Cruces, NM 88005
PK-05
Mesilla Park Elementary School
955 West Union Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88005
PK-05
Valley View Elementary School
915 E California Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
PK-05
Zia Middle School
1300 West University Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88005
06-08
Picacho Middle School
1040 North Motel Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
06-09
Rio Grande Preparatory Institute School
2355 Avenida De Mesilla
Mesilla, NM 88046
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New Mexico

(10 is best)

Better than of NM school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 75.4% 72.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 73.0% 69.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.4% 3.0%

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