Living in Roswell, New Mexico

Endless Opportunities for All

About Roswell

Roswell is in the southeastern quarter of New Mexico, about three hours away from Albuquerque. It is the fifth largest city in New Mexico, with a population of about 50,000. Besides being surrounded by incredible natural sites and New Mexican beauty, Roswell has a lot to offer to its residents. We welcome you to learn more about the area and see if relocation is right for you.

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What do you love to do?

Are you a good fit for the area? If any of the following describes you, we know you will love this city.

I love the outdoors

Outdoors enthusiasts never get bored here. With beautiful natural sites nearby like the Bottomless Lakes, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, and more, there is so much to do and see. Go hiking, biking, jogging, boating, golfing, and anything else that gets your blood pumping and your body moving.

Having 4 distinct seasons is important to me

Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring–we have it all here! These four distinct seasons allow you to truly experience all of New Mexico’s beauty. It’s one of our favorite things about this area.

The arts is good for my soul

If you enjoy the arts, you will be happy to discover a thriving arts community here. From the Roswell Museum of Arts to the Robert O. Anderson Museum of Contemporary Arts to the Roswell Symphony Orchestra, you have several options to explore.

Family time is valuable

Roswell, NM is great for families. You and your family can check out our awesome planetarium and other attractions, shop and eat at our farmer’s market, and participate in our local youth sports teams. Between our local activities and attractions as well as our awesome education options, you will find that everyone from your little ones to your significant other will be very happy.

Affordable living is priority

Why empty out your wallet just for basic living expenses? Living here, you won’t need to do that. Roswell’s housing is very affordable. Plus, the state of New Mexico does not tax food. Your earnings can go a long way here.

I love having lots of options for entertainment

You’ll never have to worry about never having enough options here. Between our fantastic festivals (like our Chile Cheese Festival and UFO Festival) and other entertainment like the Eastern New Mexico State Fair and Parade, you will definitely keep yourself busy during your leisure time.