Alamogordo, NM Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
Alamogordo's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
14 out of 44
In New Mexico
777 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Alamogordo is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Alamogordo, NM?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Alamogordo has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Mexico, Alamogordo has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than New Mexico's index of 92.

The standard of living in Alamogordo ranks as #777 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Mexico. By definition, that implies Alamogordo ranks as the #5,642 most expensive place in the Land of Enchantment.

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Alamogordo Cost Of Living Vs. New Mexico

Living Expense Alamogordo New Mexico National Average
Overall 85 92 100
Services 92 92 100
Groceries 95 94 100
Health 98 98 100
Housing 69 87 100
Transportation 95 88 100
Utilities 85 91 100
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Alamogordo, NM Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in New Mexico, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Alamogordo New Mexico United States
Median Home Value $125,400 $175,700 $229,800
Median Rent $787 $857 $1,096
Median Income $45,786 $51,243 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.7x 3.4x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Alamogordo Services Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Alamogordo New Mexico
Shampoo $0.96 $1.06
Movie $10.74 $10.68
Bowling $12.38 $14.67

Detailed Alamogordo Groceries Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Alamogordo New Mexico
Ground Beef $4.98 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.17 $1.39
Milk $2.16 $2.05

Detailed Alamogordo Health Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Alamogordo New Mexico
Haircut $19.3 $18.62
Beauty Salon $34.66 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.33 $2.34

Detailed Alamogordo Transportation Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Alamogordo New Mexico
Potatoes $3.46 $3.29
Pizza $10.01 $10.62
Beer $8.13 $9.38
Optometrist $107.2 $108.57
Doctor $106.77 $116.17
Dentist $99.67 $99.13

Detailed Alamogordo Utilities Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Alamogordo New Mexico
Gasoline $2.11 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.87 $50.07
All Electricity $116.23 $167.67
Phone $184.9 $175.64

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