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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

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

Albuquerque, New Mexico cost of living is 97.30.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGAlbuquerque, New MexicoUnited States
  Overall  97100
  Grocery  97.2100
  Health  96100
  Housing  90100
  Utilities  100100
  Transportation  94100
  Miscellaneous  109100

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  12/31/2016
Happy in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho after three ye

Technically I live in Rio Rancho -- across the river from Albuquerque but this is essentially one place. I've been here three years and I'm retired and happy. People...

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  11/12/2016
Safe-ish

Albuquerque voted for Hilary in the presidential 2016 election so it's not all bad. The majority of people are either Hispanic or non-white so we're pretty safe. The...

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  9/2/2016
So much wasted beauty

My wife and I came to Albuquerque to retire 3 years ago. We explored the city first to see if it seemed like a good fit. It is a very deceptive city because it's...

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