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Sunland Park is a city in Dona Ana County, in the Las Cruces metro area.
The community was named for a local racetrack
The latitude of Sunland Park is 31.796N. The longitude is -106.579W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,789 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,815.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sunland Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dona Ana County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Las Cruces area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79922 ZIP code.
0% of Sunland Park residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sunland Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sunland Park was $6,576, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Sunland Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sunland Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $573.
Libraries in Sunland Park include Sunland Park Community Library ... View libraries
Dona Ana County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sunland Park political report.
The average commute time for Sunland Park workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sunland Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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