The La Luz Census Designated Place had a population of 1,803 as of July 1, 2016.
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.
New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The La Luz Census Designated Place is located within Alamogordo Division of Otero County.
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, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for La Luz: Nuestra Senora de la Luz *.
|Population in Households||1,803|
|Population in Familes||1,482|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||880 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||576 (65.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||183 (20.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||121 (13.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$90,526|
|Average Home Value||$114,149|
|Median Household Income||$47,106|
|Average Household Income||$56,398|
|Per Capita Income||$23,490|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.72%|
|Per Capita Income||1.6%|
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, 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||# 93||79th|
|Population Density1||# 239||46th|
|Diversity Index2||# 296||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 116||74th|
|Per Capita Income||# 153||66th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.