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Assisted Living in New Mexico

New Mexico has 292 total senior care providers. This includes 133 assisted living communities. According to data collected by Medicare, the average cost of assisted living communities in New Mexico is $42,000 yearly, with costs ranging between $1,900 and $6,150 monthly. The nationwide median cost for all states is around $3,500 per month.

The metropolitan area of Santa Fe has the highest assisted living expenses in the state of New Mexico, with prices ranging from $3,600 per month up to $5,825 per month and an average annual cost of about $52,200. The lowest assisted living costs in the state are in the Albuquerque area, where they range from $2,000 to $4,800 per month. Here, the average yearly expense runs around $37,500.

The SeniorScore™ for New Mexico is 69. With a total population of around 2,056,349, the state ranks as the 36th biggest state in the nation. Among this populace, around 32% are seniors. Residents have an average life expectancy of approximately 78.4.

Families in New Mexico earn an average of around $59,647 of household income annually. The median household earnings are $45,952. On a per capita basis, residents earn about $23,463. The state has currently has an unemployment rate of around 8.26% and an average general cost of living.

New Mexico typically has a mild climate, with average annual temperatures of around 54.2 degrees. The low temperature is around 38.5 and the high temperature averages 69.1 degrees.

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