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Here Are The 9 Best Places To Live In New Mexico… And Why

Often the decision about where to live is determined by a job or the desire to be near family members. But sometimes the choice is all yours to make. While that’s freeing, it’s also a little overwhelming because there are so many factors to consider and a lengthy list of possible places to call home in New Mexico.

We’ve used a variety of sources, but especially Area Vibes, to assess the pros and cons of different locations. This list is not in order; it’s mostly broken down by your top priority, instead. Obviously, livability is highly subjective, but we hope these towns and cities will help you on your hunt. Whether you’re intending to move to New Mexico or relocate within the state, here are some great options.

Have you called any of these places home? What other towns and cities are strong contenders in these categories?

Juliet White
New Mexico staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. A committed travel junkie, Juliet has lived on two continents, but believes that the sunsets in New Mexico are the best. She can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.