Capitan 60 Below average
Capitan Livability #110 ranked city in New Mexico#18,587 ranked city in the USARanks better than 36% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Capitan

  • Cost Of Living

    The overall cost of living in this area is much lower than average. This includes everyday goods and services, as well as housing, utilities and health care.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Ratings

    AreaVibes conducted surveys and polls with locals who live in the area. The results were not favorable for walkability of amenities, parks, public transit and the overall sense of community in the area.

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      Capitan transportation information

      Statistic Capitan New Mexico National
      Average one way commute28min22min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.4%79.8%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.9%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.3%2.2%2.8%
      Working from home3.4%4.7%4.6%
      Source: The Capitan, NM data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).