What you need to know about Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque is located in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. The population is 49% White, 2% Black, 2% Asian and 3% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 12% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 32% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $47,413 and the median home value is $185,100. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Albuquerque, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Albuquerque has a Walk Score ® of 40.
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Best Places for Nightlife in Albuquerque, NM
‘Energetic’ can describe Albuquerque, NM’s best places for nightlife with many restaurants, casinos, and bars.
Albuquerque, NM Jobs and Top Employers
Top industries in Albuquerque NM include aerospace and defense, energy technology including solar energy, and semicondcutor and computer chip manufacturing.

Housing

Homes Owned 59.29%
59.29% Complete
Homes Rented 40.71%
40.71% Complete

Real Estate

In Albuquerque, New Mexico


Ready to move to Albuquerque? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Albuquerque.
Desert Ridge Place Housing Development in Albuquerque, NM
Best Neighborhoods in Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque, NM's mix of cosmopolitan shopping, great school systems, abundance of outdoor activity and picturesque scenery have made it a desirable place to call home.

Median Home Price

$185,100
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Albuquerque, New Mexico


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Albuquerque rates.

Median Household Income

$47,413
Lower than the national average

Business

In Albuquerque, New Mexico


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Albuquerque.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old
O'Niell's Pub in Albuquerque, NM
Best Places for Nightlife in Albuquerque, NM
‘Energetic’ can describe Albuquerque, NM’s best places for nightlife with many restaurants, casinos, and bars.

Health

In Albuquerque, New Mexico


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Albuquerque.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 33%
33% Complete
Graduated High School 89%
89% Complete

Albuquerque, NM's Rankings

Top 10 Best Beer Cities 2014
Top 10 Best Cities for Pets 2010
Top 10 Beer Cities 2012
Top 10 Foodie Cities 2012