Nogales 66 Below average
Nogales Livability #212 ranked city in Arizona#18,323 ranked city in the USARanks better than 37% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Nogales Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Nogales Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% lower than Arizona
9010% less expensive than the US average
1011% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Nogales cost of living
C Nogales Crime Total crime is 11% higher than Arizona
Total crime
3,01128% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3428% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Nogales crime
F Nogales Employment Household income is 46% lower than Arizona
Median household income
$27,92950% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$14,89650% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%45% higher than the US average
Nogales employment
C- Nogales Housing Home value is 35% lower than Arizona
Median home value
$114,60038% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$53244% lower than the US average
Home ownership
51%20% lower than the US average
Nogales real estate or Nogales rentals
F Nogales Schools HS graduation rate is 28% lower than Arizona
High school grad. rates
59%29% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:110% higher than the US average
Nogales K-12 schools
C- Nogales User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Nogales
Overall user rating
60% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
60% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Nogales, AZ

      Located in the state of Arizona, Nogales is a medium-sized city with a population of 20,355 residents. At 84%, the majority of the Nogales population is White; this is followed by 1% Black and 1% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Nogales are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 88% of the population also speak Spanish. The median age of all Nogales residents is 33, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for young singles.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Nogales, Arizona could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Finding the best places to live in Nogales and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes crime, weather, education, employment and other important metrics.

      With a livability score of 70 out of 100, Nogales is ranked #10,205 in the United States and #107 in Arizona. If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Nogales has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+), cost of living (B+) and weather (B). Nogales does not fare well for the following: education (F) and employment (F). It might be a smart idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Nogales has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Arizona Vineyards, Morley Avenue Border Shops, and Nogales-SCC Chamber of Commerce Visitor & Tourism Center.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Nogales is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Nogales come in at $114,600, which is 35.2% lower than the Arizona average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Nogales, the home price to income ratio is 4.1, which is 17.1% higher than the Arizona average. Real estate appreciation rates in Nogales are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Nogales homes comes in at 6.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 5.8%.

      Nogales transportation information

      Average one way commute18min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.2%76.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.3%10.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.7%2.0%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.3%2.0%2.8%
      Working from home3.3%5.7%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Nogales, AZ data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).