La Union is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the La Union Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Doña Ana County at latitude 31.9507 and longitude -106.6617. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,799 feet.
The formal boundaries for the La Union Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for La Union: La Union Nueva, La Union Vieja.Photos of the local La Union, NM area
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|Population in Households||1,061|
|Population in Familes||938|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.85|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||409 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||278 (68.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||94 (23.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||37 ( 9.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$159,756|
|Average Home Value||$205,486|
|Median Household Income||$34,548|
|Average Household Income||$47,827|
|Per Capita Income||$16,087|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.23%|
|Per Capita Income||2.32%|
The table below compares La Union to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 140||69th|
|Population Density1||# 190||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 350||21st|
|Median Household Income||# 285||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 323||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.