San Juan County residents enjoy favorable cost of living advantages compared with other Four Corners’ regional communities and especially Durango, CO whose median housing prices are more than twice that of San Juan County. These cost of living advantages exist in comparison with most of the rest of the Southwestern U.S. as well!
The cost of living is the amount of money needed to afford general living expenses such as housing, groceries, transportation, healthcare and taxes. According to BestPlaces, San Juan County’s Cost of Living is 86.1, compared to 88.4 for New Mexico and 100 for the United States on average. A lower rating indicates a greater purchasing power per dollar of income. Simply put, your dollar buys more in San Juan County. In comparison to other Four Corners Region cities, San Juan County has a much more favorable Cost of Living than other regional cities like Durango, Colorado (128.9), Santa Fe, NM (115.4) and Flagstaff, Arizona (117).
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Cost of Living Comparison
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Common San Juan County Expenses
Bottom Line: Your finances really do go farther in San Juan County!