Roswell, NM Cost of Living

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Roswell cost of living score
Less expensive
28.8% lower
than the US average
19.5% lower
than the New Mexico average
Roswell, New Mexico gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 71.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 28.8% lower than the U.S. average and 19.5% higher than the average for New Mexico.

Roswell, NM

Housing costs in Roswell?
A typical home costs $152,500, which is 54.9% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 42.9% less expensive than the average New Mexico home, at $267,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Roswell costs $1,020 per month, which is 28.7% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,020.

Can I afford Roswell?
To live comfortably in Roswell, New Mexico, a minimum annual income of $29,160 for a family, and $31,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Roswell?
Roswell, NM has an overall below average cost of living thanks largely in part to its affordable real estate values and taxes when compared other places within New Mexico and the nation as a whole but can vary depending on neighborhood so one must shop around if they want the best deal available during their search for a place to call home here too.
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Over 3 years ago

Fantastic. Love the fearless open minds and hearts. Stayed there 2 years, versatile U.S.  More

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Methamphetamine, poverty/crime and cockroaches/scorpions are rampant in Roswell! The climate is DRY & it’s difficult to grow anything but weeds!  More

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Over 5 years ago

My family & I moved here from Olympia, Washington. It's a really nice town, plenty of sunshine, southern hospitality, biggest city in Chaves County & ?? friendly.  More

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