The La Luz Census Designated Place had a population of 1,789 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for La Luz is located at latitude 32.9716 and longitude -105.9397 in Otero County. The formal boundaries for the La Luz Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,751 feet.
The La Luz Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408506) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Luz population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for La Luz: Nuestra Senora de la Luz *.
|Population in Households||1,789|
|Population in Familes||1,470|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||882 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||592 (67.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||169 (19.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||120 (13.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$110,326|
|Average Home Value||$119,585|
|Median Household Income||$39,059|
|Average Household Income||$48,458|
|Per Capita Income||$20,430|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.48%|
|Per Capita Income||2.27%|
The table below compares La Luz to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 93||79th|
|Population Density1||# 239||46th|
|Diversity Index2||# 298||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 192||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 204||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.