The neighborhood of La Mesa is situated in the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The character of La Mesa is exemplified by its calm environment. Public green spaces are easy to get to since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit. This area is also reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing around 45% of buildings in La Mesa, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. The median year of construction for properties in this neighborhood is 1967. This neighborhood has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder.
It is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in this neighborhood. Property owners are served by public and private elementary schools. With respect to food, house buyers in La Mesa will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Furthermore, a restaurant is often just around the corner. House buyers benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores.
This part of the city is suitable for traveling on foot; running common errands is easy by walking. This area is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. On the other hand, getting around by car is easy in La Mesa. Many homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, and it is easy to park.