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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Lyons, Colorado
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Albuquerque is 71% more densely populated than Lyons.
People are 11% less likely to be married in Lyons.
The Median Age is 2.8 years younger in Albuquerque.

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PEOPLE
 Albuquerque, NMLyons, COUnited States
 Population559,1212,147321,418,820
 Population - 2010531,4031,565308,745,538
 Population - 2000448,6071,585285,036,114
 Population - 1990384,7361,227251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now45.33%74.98%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now24.64%35.46%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,9721,73391
 Land Area18813,531,905
 Water Area20264,837
 Median Age35.638.437.4
 Female Population51.45%48.14%50.81%
 Male Population48.55%51.87%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Albuquerque, NMLyons, COUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.77%8.23%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.56%8.40%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.58%1.26%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.68%4.18%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.04%3.24%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.04%3.37%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.64%14.97%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.80%17.39%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.26%12.00%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.15%10.56%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.65%6.43%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.06%7.19%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.04%2.11%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.73%0.67%1.85%
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 RACE
 Albuquerque, NMLyons, COUnited States
 White41.35%88.32%62.77%
 Black2.88%1.39%12.24%
 Asian2.49%0.36%4.95%
 Native American3.75%1.03%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.07%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.29%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.84%3.10%2.13%
 Hispanic47.34%5.80%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic52.66%94.20%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Albuquerque, NMLyons, COUnited States
 Households222,868870116,211,000
 Family Households133,47861276,958,100
 Non Family Households89,39025839,253,000
 Household Size2.462.562.63
 Married Population44.68%55.34%50.58%
 Single Population55.32%44.66%49.42%
 Now Married42.91%55.12%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.77%0.22%2.17%
 Never Married35.77%30.87%32.55%
 Widowed5.43%2.57%5.95%
 Divorced14.12%11.22%10.92%
 Married, w/children28.47%30.07%31.68%
 Married, no children37.57%45.10%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.78%16.67%16.94%
 Single, no children11.18%8.17%9.95%
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