Business View Civil & Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 8

61 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 8 DEMING, NEW MEXICO S et amongst miles of flat desert grassland at the basin of the Mimbres River and surrounded by mountains, desert rocks, and cacti lies Deming, New Mexico – a naturally beautiful community of 14,000 just 30 miles north of the Mexican border. “Deming is a rural community that is very strategically located, paralleling Interstate-10 as a midpoint between Los Angeles and Houston,” says Deming Economic and Tourism Development Coordinator Cassie Arias-Ward. “We are primarily an agricultural and manufacturing community, and we have some rich history here with three state parks within our county. But what sets us apart from most rural cities in the country is accessibility. Pair that with our affordable cost of living and a dedicated workforce that understands the value of hard work and we have a desirable advantage for doing business.” The city’s cost of living is almost 30 percent less expensive than the U.S. A city set apart