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Overall 50%
Goods & Services 7%
Housing 181%
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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.
IndexTesuqueNew MexicoNational
Cost of living15092100
Goods & Services9393100
Groceries9996100
Health care10198100
Housing28186100
Transportation9398100
Utilities9390100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Tesuque is 64% higher than the New Mexico average
  • The cost of living in Tesuque is 50% higher than the national average
  • Tesuque housing 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 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$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 $16.00$20.2721.1%
      Beauty Salon $41.13$40.391.8%
      Toothpaste $3.08$2.3630.4%
      Shampoo $1.01$1.086.5%
      Movie $11.65$10.996.0%
      Bowling $14.40$15.497.0%

      Groceries

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $5.41$4.3025.9%
      Fried Chicken $1.14$1.4018.8%
      Milk $3.18$2.2044.4%
      Potatoes $3.39$3.225.2%
      Pizza $10.62$10.741.1%
      Beer $8.97$9.606.5%

      Health Care

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $127.42$109.7316.1%
      Doctor $127.00$118.347.3%
      Dentist $94.17$100.946.7%
      Ibuprofen $9.54$9.933.9%
      Lipitor $471.78$469.530.5%

      Housing

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $640,900.00$184,700.00247.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,112.33$1,229.629.5%
      Apartment Rent $1,201.00$949.0026.6%

      Transportation

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.72$2.710.4%
      Tire Balancing $42.00$51.8619.0%

      Utilities

      ItemTesuqueNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$150.73$170.8411.8%
      Phone $187.42$187.180.1%
      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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      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Rio en Medio, NM208955.5%
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      Pojoaque, NM2,1498812.1%
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      Tesuque, NM89415050.4%

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      Source: This data reflects 2021 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.