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Cloudcroft is a village in Otero County, New Mexico, and is within the Lincoln National Forest. The population was 674 at the 2010 census. Despite being located in an otherwise arid region, its extremely high elevation (8,600 feet (2,600 m); one of the highest in the U.S.) allows for a relatively mild summer that makes it a popular tourist attraction in West Texas and New Mexico. It was named by Fodors in 2002 as the Number 3 "Most Overlooked and Underrated Destination Spot." Tourism remains the primary economic driver of the village. Several small communities near Cloudcroft: Weed, Lost Lodge, Sunspot, Mayhill, Piñon, and Timberon.

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Facts and Stats for Cloudcroft*

  • Cloudcroft: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cloudcroft for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cloudcroft.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 87.5 (Very High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 87.5 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Cloudcroft - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 33.82 (Low)
    • Climate Index 69.11 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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