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2022 Best Places to Live in New Mexico

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  1. #1 Best Places to Live in New Mexico.

    Los Alamos

    Town in New Mexico,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Los Alamos is a great town for outdoor enthusiasts. Miles and miles of trails, great camping sites all over, rock climbing, skiing, rafting...The longest commute to work is 15 minutes. The town is...The downside of Los Alamos, is that many local residents have a mentality of living here temporary, and do not invest much in local businesses, they shop "off the hill". For the town with a median...The housing also looks a little depressing. The majority of the houses were built in the early era of Los Alamos, and only a few are remodeled. These old houses create a certain look, which may take....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,978,

  2. #11 Best Places to Live in New Mexico.

    Rio Rancho

    Suburb of Albuquerque, NM,

    257 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We've lived in a lot of places and Rio Rancho has been our favorite. We've had great experiences with the school (our kids go to MLK). We've noticed that the police have a presence here in the....

    Read 257 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 97,976,

  3. #15 Best Places to Live in New Mexico.

    Albuquerque

    City in New Mexico,

    924 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Albuquerque is great! I plan to raise my family here, because I love it so much. When we were researching moving out here 3 years ago, everything we read online was that ABQ was just a horrible crime....

    Read 924 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 560,447,

  4. #23 Best Places to Live in New Mexico.

    Santa Fe

    Town in New Mexico,

    199 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says Moved here in the 1980s and never left. Started as a bartender and now am associate broker with Sotheby's International Realty. It is as beautiful, "Europeanish" and full of art and culture, but at....

    Read 199 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 84,418,

  5. #24 Best Places to Live in New Mexico.

    Artesia

    Town in New Mexico,

    27 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Artesia, NM has friendly people, a local arts theater, youth and adult sports and our beloved hometown coffee house that serves coffees, teas, frozen drinks, aqua frescas, soups and sandwiches,...Our school system is all about the students academics and sports. Our local businesses support our students every way possible. Artesia is probably like most places with a population of under 15,000. We work hard and lookout for each other. We pull over on the shoulder when emergency services are coming behind us out of...We respect our elders and love our children. We are a friendly town..

    Read 27 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 12,463,

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