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Best Places To Live In Santa Cruz, NM

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  • Santa Cruz, NM
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 345
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Los Alamos, NM
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,843
79
  • White Rock, NM
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,977
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  • Jaconita, NM
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 503
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  • Abiquiu, NM
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 57
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  • La Mesilla, NM
  • 3.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,039
69
  • El Rancho, NM
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,180
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  • Canova, NM
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 0
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  • San Pedro, NM
  • 1.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 157
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  • Truchas, NM
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 915
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  • Nambe, NM
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,150
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  • Sombrillo, NM
  • 1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 561
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  • Jacona, NM
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 437
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  • Chupadero, NM
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 221
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  • Cuyamungue Grant, NM
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 203
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  • Velarde, NM
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 251
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  • El Valle de Arroyo Seco, NM
  • 2.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,414
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  • Pojoaque, NM
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,257
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  • Cuyamungue, NM
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 568
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  • Los Luceros, NM
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 573
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  • El Duende, NM
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,010
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  • Ohkay Owingeh, NM
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,549
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  • Tesuque Pueblo, NM
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 176
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  • Santa Clara Pueblo, NM
  • 4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 989
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  • Chimayo, NM
  • 5.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,572
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  • Tesuque, NM
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 867
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  • Cundiyo, NM
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8
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  • Cuartelez, NM
  • 0.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 433
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  • Chamita, NM
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,037
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  • Rio en Medio, NM
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 239
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  • Lyden, NM
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 400
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  • Dixon, NM
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 870
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  • Chamisal, NM
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 322
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  • Hernandez, NM
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,156
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  • La Villita, NM
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 980
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  • La Puebla, NM
  • 2.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 996
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  • Pueblito, NM
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 77
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  • Rio Lucio, NM
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 385
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  • San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 677
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  • Chili, NM
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 953
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  • Alcalde, NM
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 300
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  • Cordova, NM
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 304
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  • Peak Place, NM
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 340
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  • Española, NM
  • 1.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,216
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  • Picuris Pueblo, NM
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40

Listed above are the best places to live in Santa Cruz, NM for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Santa Cruz, NM, followed by the best places to live near Santa Cruz, NM, sorted by Livability Score.

To customize the list of best places to live in and around Santa Cruz, NM, you are able to first select the search radius, which is the maximum distance you'd like to search for nearby cities or neighborhoods. If your maximum commute to work is 20 miles, then you might want to set the search radius so that you are only viewing nearby areas within that distance. Next, you can choose to display cities only, neighborhoods only or both cities and neighborhoods. Choose "cities only" if you want to try to find a location outside of the city that you searched. Select "neighborhoods only" if you want to search within a city. The population dropdown will allow you to customize the size of the cities that you would like to appear in the list. This will allow you to search areas with a population size of your choosing; from small cities to mega cities. You can then set the importance of each category based on what's most important to you. This allows you to specify what metrics are most important to you. If crime is a priority, then we suggest setting the crime slider to "very important" which will ensure that only the safest areas are displayed. Finally, you can set your home/rent budget based on what you're comfortable spending on housing or rent. By doing so, the search results will inform you if the prices in that area fall within your budget. Once your search preference have seen set, you will have your personalized list of best places to live in Santa Cruz, NM.