La Luz, New Mexico Population 2022

1,222
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La Luz is a city located in Otero County New Mexico. La Luz has a 2020 population of 1,222. La Luz is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -27.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,697 in 2010.

The average household income in La Luz is $46,119 with a poverty rate of 14.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $562 per month, and the median house value is $74,700. The median age in La Luz is 55.2 years, 54.4 years for males, and 57.4 years for females.

La Luz Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Luzwas:

  • Two or more races: 46.69%
  • White: 45.80%
  • Other race: 6.17%
  • Native American: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of La Luz, New Mexico is 1,222 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,222.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,697.

La Luz, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82445.80%
Black or African American10.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native231.28%
Some Other Race1116.17%
Two or More Races84046.69%
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La Luz Population by Race

La Luz Population Pyramid 2022

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La Luz Median Age

41.4


Total

22


Male

48.6


Female

La Luz Adults

There are 1,537 adults, (371 of whom are seniors) in La Luz.

La Luz Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Child Dependency Ratio

La Luz Sex Ratio

Female

707

39.30%

Male

1,092

60.70%

La Luz Population by Age

La Luz Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Luz Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married93.7%6.3%
All81.8%18.2%
Male76.7%23.3%
Non Family70.8%29.2%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Luz Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5773.1281.8
Married1905.1493.7
Male433.4976.7
Female605.27100
Non Family2841.2670.8

4.82

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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La Luz Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade666.18%
High School Graduate39336.80%
Some College32730.62%
Associates Degree14313.39%
Bachelors Degree878.15%
Graduate Degree524.87%
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La Luz Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Luz Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American232323
Hispanic26823246
White72069086
2+ Races18318318
Black11
Other Race8670

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

La Luz Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,195$25,000$20,903
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$22,244$22,045$22,500
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$56,875$$

$22,195

Average Earnings

$25,000

Average Male

$20,903

Average Female

La Luz Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Luz Language by Age

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La Luz Language

90.67% of La Luz residents speak only English, while 9.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.33% of the population.

La Luz Language

La Luz Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White75710714.13%
Other41NaN%
Hispanic93514915.94%
Multiple840829.76%

14.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.27%

Male Poverty Rate

18.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Luz

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Luz is White, with 14.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Luz is Multiple, with 9.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.92%.

La Luz Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.55%
High School20.87%
Some College4.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%

La Luz Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.17%
Male Unemployed4.08%
Female Employed2.76%
Female Unemployed15.09%

La Luz Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Luz Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,169$50,899
Families$66,094$71,493
Married Families$96,056-
Non Families$25,609$29,653
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Income by Household Type

La Luz Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

La Luz Married by Age and Sex

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La Luz Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

La Luz Marital Status by Race

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La Luz Marital Status

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248

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War46
Vietnam76
Korea32
World War II

La Luz Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 548
55 to 64111
65 to 7475
75+54

La Luz Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18422.94%
Black1100.00%
2+ Races6310.08%
Hispanic7610.80%

La Luz Veterans by Race

La Luz Veterans by Education

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14.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Luz Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

30.7%

Employment Rate

52.7%

Unemployment Rate

La Luz Employment by Age

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La Luz Employment by Race

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La Luz Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.54%

Born in La Luz

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of La Luz residents were born in the United States, with 63.54% having been born in New Mexico. 2.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

La Luz Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,6970.00%
20111,564-133-7.84%
20121,7051419.02%
20131,606-99-5.81%
20141,61150.31%
20151,83722614.03%
20161,727-110-5.99%
20171,455-272-15.75%
20181,472171.17%
20191,222-250-16.98%
20201,2220.00%
20211,2220.00%
20221,2220.00%

La Luz Population by Year