New Mexico is bordered by on the north by Colorado, by Oklahoma on the east, by Texas and Mexico on the south, and by Arizona on the east. Utah touches the far northwest corner of the state. New Mexico is the 5th largest state by area, and with a population of approx. 1.8 million is the 36th most populous state. The major industries in New Mexico include mining (potash, copper, silver, uranium), oil, natural gas, and tourism. New Mexico was admitted to the Union as the 47th state on January 6, 1912. New Mexico was named Named by the Spanish, in reference to Mexico. The nickname of New Mexico is Land of Enchantment.
New Mexico has several state taxes, including a personal income tax, gross receipts tax on businesses, which is generally passed on to the consumer, and therefore resembles a sales tax, and property taxes.
State Capital: Santa Fe
State Motto: "Crescit eundo" - It grows as it goes
State Bird: Roadrunner
State Flower: Yucca
State Song: O, Fair New Mexico
State Tree: Pinon
State Gem: Turquoise
State Fish: New Mexico cutthroat trout
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Most Liveable State: 41
Lowest Overall Taxes: 22
Best Environment for Education: 48
Lowest Crime: 42
In 2008, Coldwell Banker looked at the cost of a typical 2,200-square-foot house with 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, a family room and a two-car garage. The neighborhood - a more subjective measure - is one "typical for corporate middle-management transferees." The following is a sample of cities in the state:
Cities in the state that ranked in the top 100 "Best Places to Live" by CNNMoney.com include:
Major cities in New Mexico include Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, and Roswell.
If you would like me to help you find a realtor in a specifc area of the state, just contact me and I would be happy to help you.
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