Best Places to Live in Salem, New Mexico

Small city/College town - South-central New Mexico along Rio Grande Valley, 45 miles north of El Paso, Texas
Pros
-Pleasant winters
-Future job growth
-Historic interest
Cons
-Isolation
-Air quality
-Entertainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Las Cruces Metro Area

Las Cruces is a small agricultural and transportation center and home to 17,000 New Mexico State University students. It is also the gateway to historic, geologic, and recreational sites, including White Sands National Monument to the northeast. The downtown is small, clean, and quiet, with an old-west style historic district converted to a pedestrian mall. The campus lies south of downtown with commercial/retail areas just east.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
County: Doña Ana County
Metro Area: Las Cruces Metro Area
City: Salem
Zip Codes: 87941
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 3881 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Salem is 7.70% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Salem jobs have decreased by 0.35%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 28.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Salem's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Salem's population is 957 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 49.53%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Salem is $32,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.72%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Salem public schools spend $11,540 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Salem. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Salem

It's a good time to buy in Salem. Home Appreciation is up 0.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Salem Real Estate.

The median home price in Salem is $32,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN SALEM, NEW MEXICO
87941