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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Housing
    D+
  3. Nightlife
    C+
  4. Good for Families
    C-
  5. Diversity
    B
  6. Jobs
    B-
  7. Weather
    B
  8. Cost of Living
    C
  9. Health & Fitness
    B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  11. Commute
    A-
San Miguel County is located in New Mexico with a population of 28,034. In San Miguel County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in San Miguel County and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$127,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$657
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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San Miguel County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    592.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    68.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    91.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    455.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,907.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    174.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in San Miguel County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,660
National
$55,322

Places to Work in San Miguel County

San Miguel County Reviews

1 review
Las Vegas,NM is a small community friendly little town. It is a college town that has one community college, and one university. The whole town is a ten minute drive from one side to the other.
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