The Town of Mesilla had a population of 1,908 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Mesilla is located at latitude 32.2693 and longitude -106.8065 in Doña Ana County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mesilla (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,881 feet.
The Town of Mesilla (GNIS ID: 2412988) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Mesilla is located within Las Cruces Division of Doña Ana County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mesilla population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mesilla: La Mesilla, Old Mesilla.
|Population in Households||1,882|
|Population in Familes||1,413|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||26|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||971 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||497 (51.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||351 (36.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||123 (12.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$247,756|
|Average Home Value||$303,068|
|Median Household Income||$44,465|
|Average Household Income||$70,028|
|Per Capita Income||$30,057|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.75%|
|Per Capita Income||1.69%|
The table below compares Mesilla to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 85||81st|
|Population Density1||# 160||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 273||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 145||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 60||87th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.