New Mexico City Ranked Among Wellthiest in US

Last Updated : September 20 2017

New Mexico City Ranked Among Wellthiest in US

by Shara Aniston 2017 September 19


New Mexico is one of the southwestern states in the United States of America. It is a state created in 1912 as the 47th state in the U.S. It is a state made up of 36 cities among which we have important cities such as Santà Fe, Albuquerque, Clovis, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Roswell, Farmington, Los Alamos, etc. It is a mountainous state with highlands and has a large land area the fifth in the US. The state capital is santà Fe situated on a plateau. The population of New Mexico is about two million one hundred thousand. It has a mixed population of whites, blacks, Native Americans, Hispanics, Asians, and others. The whites are in the majority making up about 65 percent of the population among them the native whites. The economy based on the following: government spending, oil, and gas, good tax credit system, tourism, agriculture, etc. It boasts of about three major military infrastructures generating jobs and employment in the state. The languages spoken by the inhabitants are English, Spanish, and Nejavo a native tongue. Christain happens to be the majority religion in the state. We have the Jews practicing Judaism, Buddhist from the Asian minority, and even non-conformists. It is also known as the land of enchantment. It has a rich cultural history. It is a welcoming state which likes to welcome visitors, tourists, people in business, etc. to the state. The state promotes business growth and development.


We are looking at why a New Mexico city ranked among the Wellthiest town in the US. We are not talking about the wealthiest. When we say wellthiest, it means wellness, healthiest, and soundness of body and soul. In the US one of the topmost of the wellthiest cities is from New Mexico. It is among the list of the top fifteen wellthiest cities in the US according to the women magazine Women's Health magazine. The city of Albuquerque, one of the largest cities in New Mexico, is on that list. It made a list for so many reasons one of which is the chiefest. The main reason among others is its hosting of the annual international balloon event known as Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. This event attracts balloonists from across the US and the world, features world-class hot air balloon displays, musical events, balloon rides, among other sponsored events. The event hosts in the city on a yearly basis. The game is also known as the festival of hot air balloons and holds during the first week of October every year. This event made the city attractive and very accessible.

According to the Women's Health magazine the ranking based on the following fitness, outdoor green, pampering, food and nutrition, health-care venues, and also per-capita of the cities involved. Among all these, the city of Albuquerque possess the following characteristics- enough open space, good sunshine all around the year, ease of access all the year round, excellent and beautiful looking surrounding, enough natural resources, and quality activities such as International balloon fiesta holding every October.

It may come as a surprise to some, but there is no denying that it meets all the necessary criteria for the ranking. The city was thoroughly vetted for the important indicators by the magazine before their listing came out. The people living in the city were also surveyed to determine the important places that make the city qualify for the ranking. The city attracts tourists all the year round because of its excellent wellness ratings. You can visit the state any time of the year for a firsthand knowledge of what we are talking about in this write-up.

Shara Aniston
#1 Shara AnistonAuthor 18 March, 2014, 12:37 Shara came from Canada but now living in Southern California. She is an avid blogger and enjoys doing yoga.