Best Places To Live In New Mexico 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Los Alamos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,843
82
  • Clayton, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,387
82
  • White Rock, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,977
79
  • Corrales, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,426
77
  • Rio Rancho, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 90,627
76
  • Hurley, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,232
76
  • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,074
76
  • Lovington, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,364
75
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,224
75
  • San Antonito, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 888
75
  • Raton, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,627
75
  • Springer, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,188
75
  • Sandia Heights, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,239
74
  • Texico, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,230
74
  • Capitan, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,261
74
  • North Hobbs, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,869
74
  • Ranchos de Taos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,285
74
  • Ruidoso, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,954
73
  • Portales, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,481
73
  • Silver City, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,245
73
  • Jaconita, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 503
73
  • Cloudcroft, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 577
73
  • Logan, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,089
73
  • Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,364
73
  • Fort Sumner, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,099
72
  • Agua Fria, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,255
72
  • La Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,039
72
  • Tijeras, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 418
72
  • Elephant Butte, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,562
72
  • Dexter, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,510
71
  • Radium Springs, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,292
71
  • Hachita, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 50
71
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 100,360
71
  • University Park, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,179
71
  • Magdalena, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 657
71
  • Eunice, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,006
71
  • La Luz, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,611
71
  • Carlsbad, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,996
71
  • San Antonio, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 24
71
  • San Jose, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 695
71
  • Valencia, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,258
70
  • Dora, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 41
70
  • Questa, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,779
70
  • Paradise Hills, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,593
70
  • Las Maravillas, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,925
70
  • El Rancho, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,180
70
  • San Lorenzo, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 38
70
  • Flora Vista, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,115
70
  • Edgewood, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,763
69
  • San Pedro, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 157
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in New Mexico for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in New Mexico is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. New Mexico has a population of 2,080,085 and a population density of 17.1 people per square mile. The capital city is Santa Fe and the largest city in New Mexico is Albuquerque. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.