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

Taos, New Mexico cost of living is 104.20.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGTaos, New MexicoUnited States
  Overall  104100
  Grocery  91.3100
  Health  95100
  Housing  125100
  Utilities  92100
  Transportation  97100
  Miscellaneous  95100


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Nice place to visit but I wouldn't want to live there. The welfare mentality is prevalent among many of the locals. The hospital and urgent care are sub-par in... (Read More)



Living here full time

Taos is beautiful with much to offer. However, housing is very expensive. Because much of the town's economy focuses on tourism, there are few jobs available in other... (Read More)




Taos has a diverse culture which has helped create a diverse art market with over 100 galleries and studios. From traditional native arts to contemporary, Taos has it... (Read More)


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