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Albuquerque, NM: What you need to know

Staying sunny for nearly 310 days a year, Albuquerque features several outdoor activities such as golf, hiking along the Sandia Mountains Hawk Watch Trail and biking on the Paseo del Bosque Trail. The city hosts the International Balloon Fiesta, an event that includes more than 600 balloons, and was named one of's Top 10 Beer Cities thanks to its variety of micro-breweries.

Albuquerque, NM City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 556,092
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $47,030
Median Home Price $185,300

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Business in Albuquerque , NM

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    Retail Stores in Albuquerque, NM

    Business in Albuquerque, NM centers on a thriving retail industry that boasts a full spectrum of shopping opportunities, from chic street shops to traditional indoor malls.

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    Albuquerque, NM's Rail Runner

    The city of Albuquerque, NM has public transportation down to a streamlined science with the rail runner.

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    Nob Hill Highland District in Albuquerque, NM

    The historic Route 66 Highway runs through Albuquerque, NM in the Nob Hill Highland District.

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    Albuquerque, NM Jobs and Top Employers

    Albuquerque NM include aerospace and defense, energy technology including solar energy, and semicondcutor and computer chip manufacturing.

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Schools in Albuquerque , NM

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    Colleges in Albuquerque, NM

    College options in Albuquerque, NM range from large universities like the University of New Mexico or community colleges.

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Albuquerque, NM Demographics

Median Population in Albuquerque , NM

Median Age 35.7%
Age 18 Over 76.7%
Age 21 Over 72.7%
Age 62 Over 16.4%
Age 65 Over 13.2%

Race in Albuquerque , NM

  Ethnicity White 71.8%
  Ethnicity Black 3.3%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 47.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 4.3%
  Ethnicity Other 13.5%

Population By Gender in Albuquerque , NM

  Male 48.6%
  Female 51.4%

Language in Albuquerque , NM

  English Only 70.4%
  English Other 29.6%

Economics in Albuquerque , NM

  Median Household Income $47,030
  Median Home Price $185,300
  Homes Owned 40.9%
  Homes Rent 59.1%
  Median Property Rent $799

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Commute Types in Albuquerque , NM

  Walked 2.1%
  Worked at Home 4%
  Public Transportation 2%
  Other Means 2.8%
  Drove Alone 79.9%
  Carpooled 9.2%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 1,127
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