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Patzcuaro, Mexico

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Apr 22, 2023

Summary: People often describe Patzcuaro, Mexico as a charming colonial town with a rich cultural heritage. Expats love the friendly locals, the beautiful scenery, and the relaxed atmosphere. The weather in Patzcuaro is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is around $1,000 to $1,500 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is typically around $400 to $600 per month, while a two bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $500 to $800 per month. The approximate population of Patzcuaro is around 60,000 people.

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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Patzcuaro, they said:

"Retiring in Patzcuaro can be a great way to enjoy an enriching and relaxed lifestyle. Before moving to the area, it is important to research the local culture, climate, and health care options to ensure a successful transition. Patzcuaro is an eclectic and culturally diverse city, with residents that are welcoming and friendly. The local culture is heavily influenced by Mexico's rich history and traditions. Additionally, the city enjoys a mild climate year-round, with temperatures remaining comfortable throughout the year. Lastly, it is important to research medical facilities in the area, as they will be important for retirees to access if they have any health concerns. By having an understanding of the city's unique features, retirees can confidently start their new life in Patzcuaro," explained one expat living in Patzcuaro, Mexico.

"Learn basic phrases in Spanish, be patient and kind. Remember Mexico is a foreign country and nothing like the United States. If you are an arts and crafts person and are retired or have your own income, I think you would like it here," said one expat in Patzcuaro.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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