Las Cruces has a strong standing nationally as a place to retire and conduct business, which will no doubt contribute to the attraction of green industry and to the community’s economic growth. The Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance is your best source of information for economic facts and indicators, labor and employment statistics, and census information.
Las Cruces Economic Indicators
The Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance provides information on a number of important economic indicators including labor and employment, wage and salary information, construction, and gross receipts.
The largest employers in the area are Las Cruces Public Schools, New Mexico State University and White Sands Missile Range. Other large employers include the City of Las Cruces and the medical centers. Read More….
The local economy remains stronger than in many areas of the U.S., although there have been definite downturns. Housing construction appears stable and manufacturing and trades show signs of improvement. Read More…
Las Cruces Census Information
The total population of Las Cruces as of the 2010 census is 97,618. Dona Ana County’s population is 209,233. Other census information available includes social, economic and housing characteristics.
MVEDA is a public/private sector economic development partnership for Dona Ana County. MVEDA is the central point of contact for industries considering relocating and expanding into the area, providing the facts and assistance needed for evaluation. Read More…