Tesuque 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.
IndexTesuqueNew MexicoNational
Cost of living index14992100
IndexTesuqueNew MexicoNational
Goods & Services index9092100
Groceries index9699100
Health care index10099100
Housing index28186100
Transportation index8997100
Utilities index9587100
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  • The cost of living in Tesuque is 62% higher than the New Mexico average.
  • The cost of living in Tesuque is 49% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Tesuque is 181% 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$68,000$5,667$1,587$2,040
      Renters$68,583$5,715$1,600$2,058

      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

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $15.75$17.499.9%
      Beauty Salon $34.70$38.179.1%
      Toothpaste $2.14$2.327.8%
      Shampoo $0.88$1.0113.0%
      Movie $9.50$10.7211.4%
      Bowling $11.20$13.8619.2%

      Groceries

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.93$3.900.8%
      Fried Chicken $1.00$1.4028.4%
      Milk $1.57$1.9620.0%
      Potatoes $2.03$3.1836.2%
      Pizza $9.59$10.397.7%
      Beer $8.27$9.2310.4%

      Health Care

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $131.73$106.3423.9%
      Doctor $138.75$115.2520.4%
      Dentist $79.72$98.3819.0%
      Ibuprofen $8.32$9.2610.2%
      Lipitor $487.19$466.474.4%

      Housing

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $640,900.00$184,700.00247.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,081.42$1,273.3215.1%
      Apartment Rent $1,201.00$949.0026.6%

      Transportation

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.32$2.5910.6%
      Tire Balancing $45.20$48.907.6%

      Utilities

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$151.80$167.609.4%
      Phone $183.06$163.4212.0%
      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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      Tesuque, NM89414949%

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      Tesuque, NM89414949%
      Source: The Tesuque, NM cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.