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Overall 9%
Goods & Services 10%
Housing 0%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from C2ER in January, 2021; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexLake Roberts HeightsNew MexicoNational
Cost of living9191100
Goods & Services9091100
Groceries9596100
Health care9998100
Housingn/a86100
Transportation9690100
Utilities8391100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Lake Roberts Heights is 1% higher than the New Mexico average
  • The cost of living in Lake Roberts Heights is 9% lower than the national average
  • Lake Roberts Heights housing is 25% lower than the national average
  • New Mexico general sales tax is 1% higher than the national average
  • New Mexico state income tax is 31% 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

      ItemLake Roberts HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $19.30$18.623.6%
      Beauty Salon $34.66$39.0511.2%
      Toothpaste $2.33$2.340.5%
      Shampoo $0.96$1.068.8%
      Movie $10.74$10.680.5%
      Bowling $12.38$14.6715.6%

      Groceries

      ItemLake Roberts HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.98$4.2217.9%
      Fried Chicken $1.17$1.3915.6%
      Milk $2.16$2.055.2%
      Potatoes $3.46$3.295.3%
      Pizza $10.01$10.625.7%
      Beer $8.13$9.3813.3%

      Health Care

      ItemLake Roberts HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $107.20$108.571.3%
      Doctor $106.77$116.178.1%
      Dentist $99.67$99.130.5%
      Ibuprofen $9.55$9.681.3%
      Lipitor $499.00$466.926.9%

      Housing

      ItemLake Roberts HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $982.94$1,197.4217.9%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemLake Roberts HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.11$2.225.2%
      Tire Balancing $47.87$50.074.4%

      Utilities

      ItemLake Roberts HeightsNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$116.23$167.6730.7%
      Phone $184.90$175.645.3%
      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.

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Lake Roberts, NM091-9%
      Hanover, NM17491-9%
      Trout Valley, NM091-9%
      Mimbres, NM51182-18%
      Pinos Altos, NM19283-17%
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      Source: The Lake Roberts Heights, NM cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2020.