La Luz, NM Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 1,615
Males: 782 (48.4%), Females: 833 (51.6%)

Otero County

Zip code: 88337

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $28,625
Median house value: $92,000

Races in La Luz:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.8%)
  • Hispanic (31.7%)
  • Other race (10.4%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.5%), United States (11.2%), Irish (7.4%), French (4.2%), English (3.4%), Welsh (2.3%).

Elevation: 4744 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in La Luz

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Luz CDP

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1.7% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near La Luz:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Luz:

  • HOLLOMAN AFB (about 14 miles; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Abbreviation: HMN)
  • SIERRA BLANCA REGIONAL (about 44 miles; RUIDOSO, NM; Abbreviation: SRR)
  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 83 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Abbreviation: LRU)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Luz:

  • ALAMOGORDO-WHITE SANDS REGIONAL (about 11 miles; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Abbreviation: ALM)
  • CARRIZOZO MUNI (about 46 miles; CARRIZOZO, NM; Abbreviation: Q37)
  • EL PASO INTL (about 86 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: ELP)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Luz:

  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 74 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 74 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 90 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 92 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,071)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 151 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 18,780)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 152 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 9,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 156 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,261)
Public primary/middle school in La Luz:

  • LA LUZ ELEM (Students: 305; Location: 99 ALAMO; Grades: KG – 05)

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