Best Places To Live In New Mexico 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Mayhill, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 89
83
  • Los Alamos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,014
83
  • Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,141
81
  • White Rock, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,690
80
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 97,393
80
  • Corrales, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,340
80
  • Ruidoso, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,055
80
  • Sandia Heights, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,444
80
  • Rio Rancho, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 87,068
80
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,544
79
  • Cedar Crest, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,346
79
  • San Antonito, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,013
79
  • Sausal, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,042
79
  • La Huerta, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,230
78
  • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,021
78
  • Cloudcroft, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 669
78
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 545,083
78
  • University Park, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,453
78
  • Pojoaque, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,075
78
  • Magdalena, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 741
78
  • Silver City, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,331
78
  • Valencia, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,344
78
  • Tularosa, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,865
78
  • Los Cerrillos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 81
78
  • Portales, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,327
77
  • La Cueva, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 90
77
  • Radium Springs, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,451
77
  • Clayton, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,619
77
  • Capitan, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,574
77
  • Santa Fe, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 68,298
77
  • Cuyamungue Grant, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 121
77
  • Conchas Dam, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 199
77
  • Sandia Knolls, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,079
77
  • Carlsbad, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,158
77
  • North Hobbs, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,293
77
  • La Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,836
77
  • Jaconita, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 290
76
  • Artesia, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,268
76
  • West Hammond, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,802
76
  • Los Lunas, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,731
76
  • Placitas, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,491
76
  • Ponderosa Pine, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,046
76
  • Bosque Farms, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,904
76
  • Eunice, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,916
76
  • Clovis, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,538
76
  • Tijeras, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 397
76
  • Paradise Hills, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,628
76
  • El Rancho, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,055
76
  • La Villita, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,550
76
  • Nambe, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,062
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 2,055,287 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.