Mesilla, NM Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,031 housing units in Mesilla. This represents a 31% growth from 787 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 896 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 135 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Mesilla is about 69.1%. Mesilla's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.5%. Average household size is 2.43 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Mesilla were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.80%
One Bedroom11.40%
Two Bedrooms24.90%
Three Bedrooms37.90%
Four Bedrooms18%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.65
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$132,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$143,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.94
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$325

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.60%
Home Equity Loan3.10%
Simple Mortgage43.50%
Debt Free50.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs12.1%