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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.

Overall, Albuquerque, New Mexico cost of living is 101.10.

  COST OF LIVINGAlbuquerque, New MexicoUnited States
  Overall  101100
  Grocery  97100
  Health  101100
  Housing  106100
  Utilities  99100
  Transportation  96100
  Miscellaneous  102100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
3 years later
I have lived in the East Mountains of Albuquerque for 3 years now. Pros: climate is good, plenty of sunshine, little snow (high desert type of climate), beautiful... (read more)
re: Where to look for Jobs - 11/4/2007
Carrie, you would be better off finding a job here before you move. This is a college town with beautiful weather and a lower cost of living. Population growth is huge... (read more)
re: Where to look for Jobs - 11/4/2007
Eastside is correct (NE). And frankly, having lived here for 7 months (it took me 5 months to find work here when I relocated from another state)and now helping others... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
What it's really like to live in Albuquerque
As a life-long (50 something) resident (left a few of times for college and adventure), an educated, law-abiding, non-drug using female, (oh and being caucasian), this... (read more)
re: An honest review - 6/18/2014
I have to say, Bryan, that possibly coming from St. Louis, you might have the view you have of Albuquerque. As a life-long (50 something) resident (left a few of times... (read more)
Albuquerque not what it used to be
I have lived in Albuquerque for the past 16 years plus a few years back in the early 90's. It has changed a lot - for the worse. It's a shame because you don't get any... (read more)
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