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Truth or Consequences
  • Town in New Mexico

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Truth or Consequences is a town in New Mexico with a population of 6,030. Truth or Consequences is in Sierra County. Living in Truth or Consequences offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Truth or Consequences there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Truth or Consequences and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Truth or Consequences are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$101,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$686
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    198
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    16.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    495
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,204.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    181.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

Working in Truth or Consequences

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$28,685
National
$75,149

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