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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Alamogordo, New Mexico is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Alamogordo, New Mexico is more expensive.

Overall, Alamogordo, New Mexico cost of living is 95.80.

  COST OF LIVINGAlamogordo, New MexicoUnited States
  Overall  96100
  Grocery  96.4100
  Health  98100
  Housing  91100
  Utilities  96100
  Transportation  99100
  Miscellaneous  99100


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