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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Glendale, Arizona
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Albuquerque is 38% less densely populated than Glendale.
People are 2% less likely to be married in Glendale.
The Median Age is 2.7 years older in Albuquerque.

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PEOPLE
 Albuquerque, NMGlendale, AZUnited States
 Population559,121240,126321,418,820
 Population - 2010531,403229,687308,745,538
 Population - 2000448,607218,812285,036,114
 Population - 1990384,736148,134251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now45.33%62.10%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now24.64%9.74%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,9724,10591
 Land Area188583,531,905
 Water Area21264,837
 Median Age35.632.937.4
 Female Population51.45%50.69%50.81%
 Male Population48.55%49.31%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Albuquerque, NMGlendale, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.77%7.40%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.56%7.56%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.58%7.42%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.68%4.92%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.04%4.92%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.04%6.29%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.64%14.09%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.80%13.17%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.26%13.40%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.15%6.04%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.65%5.13%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.06%5.76%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.04%2.72%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.73%1.19%1.85%
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 RACE
 Albuquerque, NMGlendale, AZUnited States
 White41.35%50.14%62.77%
 Black2.88%5.67%12.24%
 Asian2.49%3.63%4.95%
 Native American3.75%1.37%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.07%0.13%0.16%
 Other0.29%0.12%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.84%2.01%2.13%
 Hispanic47.34%36.93%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic52.66%63.07%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Albuquerque, NMGlendale, AZUnited States
 Households222,86878,496116,211,000
 Family Households133,47853,47876,958,100
 Non Family Households89,39025,01839,253,000
 Household Size2.462.912.63
 Married Population44.68%46.19%50.58%
 Single Population55.32%53.81%49.42%
 Now Married42.91%44.00%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.77%2.19%2.17%
 Never Married35.77%36.41%32.55%
 Widowed5.43%4.74%5.95%
 Divorced14.12%12.67%10.92%
 Married, w/children28.47%31.28%31.68%
 Married, no children37.57%34.94%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.78%23.17%16.94%
 Single, no children11.18%10.61%9.95%
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