Los Lunas, New Mexico Population 2024

19,756

Los Lunas is a city located in Valencia County New Mexico. Los Lunas has a 2024 population of 19,756. Los Lunas is currently growing at a rate of 3.2% annually and its population has increased by 14.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,310 in 2020.

The average household income in Los Lunas is $76,077 with a poverty rate of 15.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Los Lunas is 38.3 years, 35.3 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Los Lunas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Los Lunas was:

  • White: 67.04%
  • Two or more races: 18.02%
  • Other race: 7.71%
  • Native American: 4.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.77%
  • Asian: 1.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
20.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
970.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.13% (2,446)
The current population of Los Lunas, New Mexico is 19,756 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,310.

Los Lunas, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,69967.04%
Two or more races3,14418.02%
Other race1,3467.71%
Native American7784.46%
Black or African American3091.77%
Asian1761.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Los Lunas Population by Race

Los Lunas Population Pyramid 2024

Los Lunas Median Age

38.3

Total

35.3

Male

39.9

Female

Los Lunas Adults

There are 12,875 adults, (3,447 of whom are seniors) in Los Lunas.

Los Lunas Age Dependency

85.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Lunas Sex Ratio

Female8,58949.21%
Male8,86350.79%

Los Lunas Population by Age

Los Lunas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,3162.7378.421.6
Married2,6173.3987.212.8
Non Family2,4451.1672.427.6
Female8554.8575.824.2
Male3993.4962.237.8

3.55

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Los Lunas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4103.59%
9th to 12th Grade7226.32%
High School Graduate3,02226.44%
Some College2,94325.75%
Associates Degree1,22510.72%
Bachelors Degree1,46212.79%
Graduate Degree1,64414.39%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Los Lunas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Los Lunas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic6,4635,6351,489
White4,0133,7641,339
2+ Races2,0361,910688
Other Race1,074953273
Native American451412134
Asian14413243
Black13710415

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.79%.

Los Lunas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,079$51,205$38,930
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,150$37,350$29,709
Some College$32,279$41,341$30,567
Bachelors Degree$82,806$87,500$55,278
Graduate Degree$74,907$77,018$72,778

$45,079

Average Earnings

$51,205

Average Male

$38,930

Average Female

Los Lunas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Los Lunas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Los Lunas Language

77.39% of Los Lunas residents speak only English, while 22.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.2% of the population.

Los Lunas Language

Los Lunas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,3901,53614.78%
White5,27090517.17%
Multiple3,10647615.33%
Other1,33241431.08%
Black20714871.5%
Asian1763218.18%
Native771232.98%

15.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.99%

Male Poverty Rate

18.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Los Lunas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Los Lunas is Black, with 71.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Lunas is Native, with 2.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.3%.

Los Lunas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College19.09%
High School19.06%
Less Than 9th Grade14.44%
Bachelors or Greater6.87%

Los Lunas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed39.84%
Male Unemployed12.5%
Female Employed8.42%
Male Employed5.63%

Los Lunas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Los Lunas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$68,934$76,077
Families$79,857$87,175
Married Families$89,410$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,946$54,748

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Los Lunas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Lunas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Los Lunas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Los Lunas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Los Lunas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,458

Number of Veterans

1,249

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam662
First Gulf War280
Second Gulf War240
Korea198
World War II45

Los Lunas Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+530
65 to 74412
35 to 54244
55 to 64139
18 to 34133

Los Lunas Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,02911.9%
Hispanic5867.84%
2+ Races25011.29%
Other Race13111.41%
Black4432.12%
Native American40.74%

Los Lunas Veterans by Race

Los Lunas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Lunas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Los Lunas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Los Lunas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Los Lunas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.87%

Born in Los Lunas

95.38%

Native Born

4.62%

Foreign Born

3.55%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.38% of Los Lunas residents were born in the United States, with 66.87% having been born in New Mexico. 3.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Los Lunas Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,8136112.75%
202822,2026122.83%
202721,5906112.91%
202620,9796123%
202520,3676113.09%
202419,7566123.2%
202319,1446113.3%
202218,5337334.12%
202117,8004902.83%
202017,3101,1987.44%
201916,1122891.83%
201815,8232631.69%
201715,5602171.41%
201615,3431230.81%
201515,220650.43%
201415,155-119-0.78%
201315,274-39-0.25%
201215,313280.18%
201115,2851771.17%
201015,1085,07450.57%
200010,0344,02166.87%
19906,0132,48870.58%
19803,5252,525252.5%
19701,000-200-16.67%
19601,20030033.33%
195090020028.57%
194070000%
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Los Lunas Population by Year