Cliff cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexCliffNew MexicoNational
Cost of living index9892100
IndexCliffNew MexicoNational
Goods & Services index9194100
Groceries index116105100
Health care index105103100
Housing index10486100
Transportation index98100100
Utilities index7278100
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  • The cost of living in Cliff is 6% higher than the New Mexico average.
  • The cost of living in Cliff is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Cliff is 4% higher than the national average.
  • New Mexico general sales tax is 1% higher than the national average.
  • New Mexico state income tax is 24% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$0$0$0$0
Renters$0$0$0$0

New Mexico Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New Mexico5.125%8.688%

New Mexico Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New Mexico1.7%4.9%

Goods & Services

ItemCliffNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.58$16.093.1%
Beauty Salon $54.29$37.3345.4%
Toothpaste $2.45$2.450.0%
Shampoo $1.07$1.007.2%
Movie $9.39$10.288.7%
Bowling $4.01$4.9318.7%

Groceries

ItemCliffNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.99$3.805.0%
Fried Chicken $2.25$1.4060.9%
Milk $2.31$2.0115.2%
Potatoes $2.57$3.0114.5%
Pizza $9.94$9.890.5%
Beer $7.93$8.9010.9%

Health Care

ItemCliffNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $95.35$102.166.7%
Doctor $124.44$108.3614.8%
Dentist $95.75$92.533.5%
Ibuprofen $9.11$9.281.8%
Lipitor $427.36$425.820.4%

Housing

ItemCliffNational avg.Difference
Home Price $191,800.00$184,700.003.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,028.72$1,202.4414.4%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemCliffNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.14$2.244.7%
Tire Balancing $47.69$46.293.0%

Utilities

ItemCliffNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$109.47$165.9634.0%
Phone $22.69$28.6820.9%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Buckhorn, NM22895-5%
Gila, NM32787-13%
Cliff, NM25398-2%

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Koosharem, UT25383-17%
Langston, AL25394-6%
Water Valley, KY25382-18%
Sumner, NE25381-19%
Pottawattamie Park, IN25393-7%
Cliff, NM25398-2%
Source: The Cliff, NM cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.
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