Moving to New Mexico

Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com

New Mexico has a unique culture with strong Hispanic and Native American influences. The state also has a large number of national parks and many picturesque national monuments to explore as well as beautiful scenic deserts, forested mountain wilderness, vast mesas and snow-capped mountains.

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New Mexico Compared to USA Averages
USA New Mexico
Population: 311,591,917 1,928,384
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 69.6%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 82.7%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 25.5%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.61
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 17.0
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 21.7
Average Home Price: $188,400 $158,400
Median Household Income: $51,914 $43,820
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 18.4%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 25/50/10

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.


Source: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

Key Facts About New Mexico
State Capital: Santa Fe
Top 5 Cities: Albuquerque
Las Cruces
Santa Fe
Rio Rancho
Roswell
Major Newspapers: Albuquerque Journal
Daily Times
Las Cruces Sun-News
Los Alamos Monitor
Roswell Daily Record
Major Sports Teams: None

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