Las Vegas, NM Micropolitan Statistical Area NM Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Las Vegas, NM Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Las Vegas, NM Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,741
Population in Households 28,442
Population in Familes 21,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,299
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 12,128
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 7,233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,198 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,930 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,129 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $152,598
Average Home Value $198,048


Median Household Income $33,138
Average Household Income $45,661
Per Capita Income $19,537
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% -0.08%
Households 0.2% -0.09%
Families -0.09% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.