New Mexico's Land for Sale
New Mexico's southwest landscape paints a diverse portrait. Often referred to as the "Land of Enchantment," New Mexico is well known for its colorful deserts and its snow-capped mountains. This state's nearly 122,000 square miles makes it the fifth largest in the country.
If you have always dreamed of owning a property, land for sale in New Mexico has a lot to offer from farmland to grazing land, mountainous fishing retreats to desert wildlife lands. Farms USA shares available properties available for sale, one of which may just be the property of your dreams.
New Mexico's largest city is Albuquerque with a population of more than one-half million people. It sits at 5,300-feet above sea level, just lower than the state average of 5,700-feet. The second largest city is Las Cruces with just more than 100,000 people, which is located on the edge of the Chihuahuan Desert. The rest of New Mexico's cities have smaller populations of less than 100,000 people including the state capital of Santa Fe, which is located at a higher elevation than the mile-high city of Denver.
Natural resources, including oil and gas, are the largest contributor to the state's economy. Solar energy and wind farms are included in the makeup of the energy sources that makes New Mexico the fifth largest energy resource state in the country. Aerospace and the U.S. Department of Defense are additional industries that significantly contribute to the economy, as does tourism.
Livestock is another integral part of New Mexico's make up, primarily cattle, but also sheep. Dairies, too, are very important. There are pecan orchards, hay fields, onions, chilies, and potatoes are all grown here. Keeping with New Mexico’s rich history of wineries, grape vineyards can also be found here.
When visiting the Capulin Volcano National Monument, you will have a view of not only much of the state but four other states as well. NM is a part of the famed "Four Corners," where the edges of four states meet including New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Utah.
If you like rural and rustic, you'll love New Mexico. Approximately 75 percent of the roads are not paved! With land for sale in New Mexico available from one or two acres, to more than 500-acre parcels, there is property available to fit most any lifestyle and budget. New Mexico land for sale starts at less than $20,000 up to over $1,000,000. Take some time to view the thousands of listings on Farms USA, and let yourself dream.