Albuquerque

Nestled in the high desert, the city boasts a sunny climate and picturesque views of the Sandia Mountains.

Welcome to Albuquerque

Albuquerque, often referred to as ABQ is the largest city in New Mexico and is known for its diverse culture, art scene, and outdoor recreational opportunities. Nestled in the high desert, the city boasts a sunny climate and picturesque views of the Sandia Mountains. Residents enjoy a blend of Southwestern and Native American influences, making it a unique and culturally rich place to live. Though fairly kicked back throughout the week, during weekends and holidays, you can see a lot more activity and excitement.
 
In the friendly area of Albuquerque, you’ll be in good company with around 565,705 residents with around 61% of those homeowners. With an average age of 37, the residents of Albuquerque are well established, made up of families of all age groups.
 
Buying a home in Albuquerque offers a combination of affordability, cultural richness, outdoor beauty, and a strong sense of community, making it an appealing choice for individuals and families seeking a high quality of life in a welcoming and diverse city.

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Overview for Albuquerque, NM

562,336 people live in Albuquerque, where the median age is 37.5 and the average individual income is $33,494. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

562,336

Total Population

37.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$33,494

Average individual Income

Around Albuquerque, NM

There's plenty to do around Albuquerque, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
78
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
32
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Monte Carlo Liquors, The Witching Flour, and Albuquerque Slow Smoked BBQ.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.43 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.31 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.11 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.45 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.4 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque has 236,191 households, with an average household size of 2.36. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Albuquerque do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 562,336 people call Albuquerque home. The population density is 3,002.81 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

562,336

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.5

Median Age

49.02 / 50.98%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
236,191

Total Households

2.36

Average Household Size

$33,494

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Albuquerque, NM

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The following schools are within or nearby Albuquerque. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
First Fruits Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Tower Road Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Edward Gonzales Elementary
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Helen Cordero Primary
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Maryann Binford Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Tony Hillerman Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Tierra Antigua Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Painted Sky Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Tres Volcanes Community Collaborative School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Albuquerque Bilingual Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
SW Aeronautics Mathematics And Science Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
Montessori One Preschool Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Edmund G Ross Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Dennis Chavez Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Marie M Hughes Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
1st - 12th
4/5
Academy Montessori Preschool
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Sandia Montessori School Of Albuquerque
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
3/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Design For Learning Differences School
PRIVATE
2nd - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
4/5
Eastern Hills Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Janet Kahn Fine Arts Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Sombra Del Monte Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Georgia O'Keeffe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Southwest Preparatory Learning Center
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Public Academy For Performing Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
Gilbert L Sena Charter High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Southwest Secondary Learning Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Technology Leadership High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Collet Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Hubert H Humphrey Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Manzano Mesa Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
S. Y. Jackson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Crestview Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Cross Of Hope Lutheran Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Montessori Of The Rio Grande
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Albuquerque Collegiate Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Reginald Chavez Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Valle Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Susie Rayos Marmon Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Christine Duncan Heritage Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Albuquerque Talent Development Charter
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Vision Quest Alternative Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Native American Community Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Abq Sign Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Charles Borromeo Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Acton Academy Albuquerque
PRIVATE
1st - 6th
No rating available
Immanuel Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Immanuel Lutheran School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 11th
No rating available
Highland Autism Center