Los Lunas : New mexico

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What it's Like to Retire in Los Lunas

Los Lunas is a small town and suburb about 20 miles south of Albuquerque, NM.  Photo of Public Library courtesy of Wikipedia and AllenS.
 

Where to Retire in Los Lunas and Home Prices

You can retire and live in town, or in one of the many active adult communities in the are (see Active Communities link at right, also look under Albuquerque)The median home value was $125,000 in late 2017, according to Zillow.

 

What is special about Los Lunas

Low cost of living, and Albuquerque is nearby with easy access via train.
 

What is not special about Los Lunas

Town may be too small for some, not a whole lot to do here, and crime rate is higher than average.
 

Who will like retirement in Los Lunas

Retirees who want to live near Albuquerque but in a quieter setting may enjoy living here. There is a library and a Heritage and Arts museum, a winery, gallery, and public transportation.
 

Local economy is driven by

Public Administration and retail drive the economy. Facebook is building a large data center due to open in 2018, which will be a boost the economy here.
 

Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is 36 degrees and July's average is 75 degrees.
 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Los Lunas has parks and green spaces, restaurants, a museum, and hosts many community events. For all type of cultural venues Albuquerque is only 20 miles away.
 

Crime

Los Lulnas crime rate is above the national average.

 

Medical facilities

There are medical facilities in Los Lunas and the nearest hospital is about 12 miles away.
 

Transportation

Los Lunas offers public bus transportation, train service is available on the New Mexico Rail Runner, and the Albuquerque airport is approximately 20 miles away.
 

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Village of Los Lunas
 

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Facts about LOS LUNAS
  • State: NM
  • Environment: Mountain,Small Town,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 45-64
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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