Best Places To Live In New Mexico 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Los Alamos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,843
81
  • White Rock, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,977
80
  • Sandia Heights, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,239
80
  • Clayton, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,387
80
  • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,074
78
  • Texico, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,230
78
  • Corrales, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,426
78
  • University Park, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,179
78
  • Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,364
77
  • Jaconita, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 503
77
  • Hurley, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,232
76
  • Rio Rancho, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 90,627
76
  • Caballo, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 25
76
  • Lake Roberts, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 14
76
  • La Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,039
76
  • San Antonito, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 888
76
  • Glenwood, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 16
76
  • Whites City, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 118
75
  • Pinos Altos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 22
75
  • Orogrande, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 65
75
  • North Hobbs, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,869
75
  • Mountain View, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 37
75
  • Escondida, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 18
75
  • Logan, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,089
75
  • Placitas CDP (Sandoval County), NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,145
75
  • Cloudcroft, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 577
74
  • White Sands, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,670
74
  • Duran, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2
74
  • Young Place, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 65
74
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,224
74
  • City of the Sun, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 37
74
  • Edgewood, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,763
74
  • Paradise Hills, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,593
74
  • Las Maravillas, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,925
74
  • Cobre, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 21
74
  • El Rancho, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,180
74
  • Hachita, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 50
74
  • Agua Fria, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,255
74
  • Elephant Butte, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,562
73
  • Sandia Knolls, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,526
73
  • Cannon AFB, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,591
73
  • Raton, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,627
73
  • Aragon, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 13
73
  • Capitan, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,261
73
  • Canova, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 0
73
  • San Pedro, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 157
73
  • Holloman AFB, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,813
73
  • Watrous, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 0
73
  • Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,990
73
  • Ranchos de Taos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,285
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.