Las Vegas, NM Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 14,565. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,020 (-3.7% change)
Males: 6,914 (47.5%), Females: 7,651 (52.5%)

San Miguel County

Zip code: 87701

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $24,214
Median house value: $87,100

Races in Las Vegas:

  • Hispanic (82.9%)
  • Other race (37.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (13.5%)
  • Two or more races (5.0%)
  • American Indian (2.9%)
  • Black (1.0%)

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

Ancestries: United States (3.3%), German (3.1%), Irish (2.5%), English (1.9%), Italian (1.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Elevation: 6430 feet

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Las Vegas

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Las Vegas city

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 36.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+0.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Las Vegas:

  • NORTHEASTERN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (1235 8TH ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Las Vegas:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Las Vegas:

  • ALBUQUERQUE INTL SUNPORT (about 103 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Abbreviation: ABQ)
  • SAN LUIS VALLEY REGIONAL/BERGMAN FIELD (about 134 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; Abbreviation: ALS)
  • SIERRA BLANCA REGIONAL (about 150 miles; RUIDOSO, NM; Abbreviation: SRR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Las Vegas:

Amtrak station:
LAS VEGAS (RAILROAD & LINCOLN STS.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Las Vegas:

  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,278; Location: UNIVERSITY AVE; Public; Website: www.nmhu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • LUNA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 542; Location: Hot Springs Blvd.; Public; Website: www.lvti.cc.nm.us)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Las Vegas:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 98 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,261)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 103 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 9,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 108 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 18,780)
  • ADAMS STATE COLLEGE (about 137 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,147)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 164 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • PUEBLO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 184 miles; PUEBLO, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO (about 190 miles; PUEBLO, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,275)

Schools

Public high schools in Las Vegas:

  • ROBERTSON HIGH (Students: 687; Location: 4TH AND FRIEDMAN AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • W LAS VEGAS HIGH (Students: 531; Location: 157 MORENO; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • THE BRIDGE ACADEMY C (Students: 25; Location: 801 SEVENTH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Las Vegas:

  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 494; Location: OLD NATIONAL ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • W LAS VEGAS MIDDLE (Students: 417; Location: 1024 SOUTH PACIFIC; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LOS NINOS ELEM (Students: 286; Location: 474 LEGION DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ARMIJO ELEM (Students: 264; Location: 600 PORTER STREET; Grades: KG – 01)
  • LEGION PARK ELEM (Students: 209; Location: 730 LEGION DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PAUL D HENRY ELEM (Students: 186; Location: 1104 3RD STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TONY SERNA JR.ELEM (Students: 183; Location: 1725 NEW MEXICO AVE.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DON CECILIO MTZ EL (Students: 156; Location: 412 SANTA FE ST.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SIERRA VISTA ELEM (Students: 148; Location: 475 LEGION DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FAMILY PARTNERSHIP (Students: 119; Location: 157 MORENO; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Las Vegas:

  • CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $222,577; Location: 500 NATIONAL AVENUE; 60,845 books; 290 audio materials; 1,008 video materials; 120 serial subscriptions)

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