Las Cruces NM earns another top 20 nod from Forbes Magazine

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Forbes Magazine has once again ranked Las Cruces, NM as on of the top 20 small cities to live. Las Cruces ranks 14 on the Forbes 2011 “Best Small Places for Business and Careers” list.

This is the forth time that Las Cruces has made the top twenty on this list.

Forbes looked at small cities from across the U.S. and based their ranking on 12 areas relating to past and future projected job growth, business and living costs, income growth, education, projected economic growth, and quality of life areas such as crime rate, cultural and recreational opportunities and net migration patterns.

Forbes logoForbes reports that, “In most of these hot hubs you’ll find a strong university or two, providing rich cultural life and the kind of technology transfer that sparks entrepreneurial activity – giving that educated population lots of reasons to stick around.”

That is exactly what you’ll find in Las Cruces and at New Mexico State University.

NMSU features one of the country’s best science and agricultural programs and is home to the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra. Plus, NMSU and Dona Ana Branch Community College offer endless opportunities for continued education and community classes.

Click here to see more of the honors Las Cruces has received.

To find out more about what makes Las Cruces, NM the best place to live, come by our Las Cruces, New Mexico Model Home at 7038 Calle Estancias today and enjoy some free Starbucks Coffee. Call 575-523-2500 for directions or to schedule your tour.