La Mesa, New Mexico Population 2022

638
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La Mesa is a city located in Doña Ana County New Mexico. La Mesa has a 2020 population of 638. La Mesa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -12.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 728 in 2010.

The average household income in La Mesa is $26,668 with a poverty rate of 18.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $81,000. The median age in La Mesa is 63.6 years, 55.6 years for males, and 68.1 years for females.

La Mesa Demographics

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

  • White: 69.47%
  • Other race: 24.14%
  • Two or more races: 6.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of La Mesa, New Mexico is 638 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 638.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 728.

La Mesa, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44669.47%
Some Other Race15524.14%
Two or More Races416.39%
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La Mesa Population by Race

La Mesa Population Pyramid 2022

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La Mesa Median Age

64.5


Total

55.7


Male

69


Female

La Mesa Adults

There are 503 adults, (306 of whom are seniors) in La Mesa.

La Mesa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

155.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

70.6

Child Dependency Ratio

La Mesa Sex Ratio

Female

290

45.17%

Male

352

54.83%

La Mesa Population by Age

La Mesa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Mesa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
All100%0%
Married100%0%
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Non Family100%0%

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Mesa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2872.24100
Married1261.98100
Male633.35100
Female472.77100
Non Family510100

2.5

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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La Mesa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12725.25%
9th to 12th Grade418.15%
High School Graduate15731.21%
Some College13927.63%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree30.60%
Graduate Degree367.16%
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La Mesa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races212121
White785816
Hispanic41226410
Other Race155112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

La Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$12,647$13,100$11,389
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$11,550$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$23,077$$23,077

$12,647

Average Earnings

$13,100

Average Male

$11,389

Average Female

La Mesa Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Mesa Language by Age

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La Mesa Language

32.61% of La Mesa residents speak only English, while 67.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 67.39% of the population.

La Mesa Language

La Mesa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White782025.64%
Other43NaN%
Hispanic53110018.83%

18.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.32%

Male Poverty Rate

17.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Mesa

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Mesa is White, with 25.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Mesa is Hispanic, with 18.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 27.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.34%.

La Mesa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.45%
High School0.00%
Some College33.81%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

La Mesa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed23.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

La Mesa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Mesa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,466$28,217
Families$31,731$29,647
Married Families$23,077-
Non Families$16,719$21,598
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Income by Household Type

La Mesa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

La Mesa Married by Age and Sex

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La Mesa Marriage

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

La Mesa Marital Status by Race

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La Mesa Marital Status

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74

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War13
Vietnam26
Korea
World War II

La Mesa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5413
55 to 6435
65 to 7426
75+

La Mesa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White278.26%
Other Race2616.77%
2+ Races21100.00%
Hispanic6114.81%

La Mesa Veterans by Race

La Mesa Veterans by Education

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36.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Mesa Veterans by Education

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37.7%

Labor Force Participation

37.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

La Mesa Employment by Age

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La Mesa Employment by Race

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La Mesa 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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42.83%

Born in La Mesa

77.41%

Native Born

22.59%

Foreign Born

10.44%

Non Citizen

12.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.41% of La Mesa residents were born in the United States, with 42.83% having been born in New Mexico. 10.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

La Mesa Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107280.00%
2011676-52-7.14%
201281013419.82%
201392411414.07%
2014973495.30%
2015887-86-8.84%
201689691.01%
2017566-330-36.83%
201857150.88%
20196386711.73%
20206380.00%
20216380.00%
20226380.00%

La Mesa Population by Year