Albuquerque, NM: What you need to know

Staying sunny for nearly 310 days a year, Albuquerque features several outdoor activities such as golfhiking 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

Albuquerque, NM Rankings

Albuquerque , NM Real Estate

Albuquerque, NM's Real Estate Market Trends via Trulia.

Great school systems, abundance of outdoor activity and picturesque scenery draw residents

Old Town is the heart of Albuquerque, NM and features many businesses and history.

Albuquerque , NM Business and Economy

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.

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

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

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

Albuquerque , NM Schools

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

Albuquerque, NM Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.6%
  Female 51.4%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 1,127
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Median Population

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


  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%


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


  English Only 70.4%
  English Other 29.6%

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Commute Types

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