What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

Morale could be better. Breaking into the local community can be tough. And those who can’t drive to the border find it restrictive. It’s one of the wealthiest cities in Latin America so lots of people find it costly. - Sep 2018


Small the U.S. Contingent is by far the largest. - Aug 2015


Huge expat community. Don't know about morale, to be honest. - Mar 2014


Fairly sizeable, although not as large as one might expect for a city of this size with such proximity to the US. Many expats left due to the drug violence, which continues to be an issue. - Oct 2012


Large. - Oct 2010


Fairly large. You have to really put yourself out there to meet them, though. People seem to stick with what they know or just keep to themselves. - Jul 2010


Hard to tell - we are kind of on the fray. There are two big expat groups - ASOMO is an American society and Mexpats is more international and young. Mexpats events can get up to 100 or more at a happy hour. I recently heard that there are 28,000 Americans living in Monterrey. - Jan 2008


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