Corrales

A highly desirable area to live in due to its unique blend of rural charm, artistic spirit, and community warmth.

Welcome to Corrales

A Rustic Haven of Southwestern Charm
 
Nestled in the heart of New Mexico, Corrales is a captivating area that combines the tranquility of rural life with the cultural richness of a tight-knit community. This town is celebrated for its vast farmlands, adobe architecture, and an abundance of open spaces that provide residents with privacy and a deep connection to the natural world. Corrales' charm lies in its ability to maintain a slow-paced, bucolic lifestyle while fostering a vibrant local scene characterized by markets, local artisans, and quaint shops.
 
Corrales stands out for its dedication to preserving a way of life that respects the environment and values the local economy. The village’s streets are lined with horse properties, farms, and homes that feature traditional Southwestern architectural styles, making it a picturesque place to live. The community in Corrales is welcoming and engaging, and it is widely known for its support of local businesses and commitment to sustainable living. Residents enjoy the luxury of seclusion with the convenience of proximity to larger urban centers, offering the best of both worlds.
 

What to Love

  • Enjoy the peace and quiet of spacious properties far from the hustle of the city
  • Strong local markets, festivals, and a close-knit community vibe
  • A wealth of local artisans and traditional Southwestern architecture
  • Stunning landscapes that include the Rio Grande, Bosque Trails, and lush farmlands
  • Exceptional local cuisine that emphasizes fresh, locally sourced ingredients

Local Lifestyle

Life in Corrales is defined by a leisurely pace and an appreciation for the finer, simpler things in life. Residents take pride in their community-oriented lifestyle, where everyone knows each other by name and supports local enterprises. Weekends in Corrales might involve a stroll through the farmer’s market picking up fresh produce, a leisurely breakfast at a local café like Hannah & Nate's, or a scenic horseback ride along the trails that crisscross the village. The embrace of outdoor activities is integral to daily life here, with opportunities for kayaking, hiking, and mountain biking readily available for the adventurous spirit.
 

Dining and Shopping

Dining in Corrales offers a delightful array of options showcasing the best New Mexican cuisine alongside innovative dishes. Indigo Crow Restaurant provides a sophisticated yet rustic dining experience, perfect for those special occasions or a casual night out. Corrales Bistro serves as a local gathering spot where residents can enjoy a variety of dishes in a friendly atmosphere. Perea’s, with its old saloon vibe, transports diners back in time, offering traditional dishes in a historic setting.
 
Shopping in Corrales is an experience in itself, with numerous local shops and artisans displaying their crafts. The village’s commitment to supporting local businesses is evident in its unique boutiques and specialty stores that offer everything from handmade jewelry to custom furniture, ensuring that shopping trips are both personal and fulfilling.
 

Things to Do and Entertainment

Corrales is a hub for community events and outdoor activities. The annual Corrales Harvest Festival and the Farmer's Market highlight the year, bringing together residents and visitors to celebrate local culture and produce. The Studio Tour provides a behind-the-scenes look at local artists’ workspaces, offering insights into the creative process and an opportunity to purchase original artwork.
 
For those who prefer the great outdoors, the proximity to the Rio Grande and its associated trails offers endless kayaking, hiking, and bird-watching opportunities. The village’s agricultural roots are also celebrated through various activities that allow residents to connect with the land, whether it's through community gardening projects or educational farm visits.
 
 
 

Overview for Corrales, NM

8,488 people live in Corrales, where the median age is 56.3 and the average individual income is $56,511. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,488

Total Population

56.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$56,511

Average individual Income

Around Corrales, NM

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

25
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
40
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Baked. By Christiana, Rio Tacos, and Westside Fit Body Boot Camp.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.4 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.83 miles 38 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 3.33 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.03 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.29 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.65 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Corrales, NM

Corrales has 3,553 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Corrales do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,488 people call Corrales home. The population density is 786.71 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,488

Total Population

High

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

56.3

Median Age

49.67 / 50.33%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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3,553

Total Households

2.38

Average Household Size

$56,511

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Corrales, NM

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The following schools are within or nearby Corrales. 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
Sandia View Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Cottonwood Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Corrales Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

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