Bernalillo, NM Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Bernalillo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
21 out of 46
In New Mexico
1,324 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bernalillo is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bernalillo, NM?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bernalillo has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Mexico, Bernalillo has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than New Mexico's index of 92.

The standard of living in Bernalillo ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New Mexico. By definition, that implies Bernalillo ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Land of Enchantment.

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Bernalillo Cost Of Living Vs. New Mexico

Living Expense Bernalillo New Mexico National Average
Overall 88 92 100
Services 90 92 100
Groceries 96 99 100
Health 100 99 100
Housing 79 86 100
Transportation 89 97 100
Utilities 95 87 100
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Bernalillo Cost of Living Vs. NM

Bernalillo, 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.

$161,300
Median Home Value
$800
Median Rent
$44,978
Median Income
Statistic Bernalillo New Mexico United States
Median Home Value $161,300 $171,400 $217,500
Median Rent $800 $844 $1,062
Median Income $44,978 $49,754 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.6x 3.4x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Bernalillo Services Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Bernalillo New Mexico
Shampoo $0.88 $1.01
Movie $9.5 $10.72
Bowling $11.2 $13.86

Detailed Bernalillo Groceries Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Bernalillo New Mexico
Ground Beef $3.93 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.0 $1.4
Milk $1.57 $1.96

Detailed Bernalillo Health Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Bernalillo New Mexico
Haircut $15.75 $17.49
Beauty Salon $34.7 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.14 $2.32

Detailed Bernalillo Transportation Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Bernalillo New Mexico
Potatoes $2.03 $3.18
Pizza $9.59 $10.39
Beer $8.27 $9.23
Optometrist $131.73 $106.34
Doctor $138.75 $115.25
Dentist $79.72 $98.38

Detailed Bernalillo Utilities Costs Vs. New Mexico

Item Bernalillo New Mexico
Gasoline $2.32 $2.59
Tire Balancing $45.2 $48.9
All Electricity $151.8 $167.6
Phone $183.06 $163.42

Bernalillo SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bernalillo

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bernalillo
Albuquerque, NM 559,374 95 1.1x
Rio Rancho, NM 96,210 95 1.1x
North Valley, NM 13,449 96 1.1x
Corrales, NM 8,588 122 1.4x
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 6,114 111 1.3x

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