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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 5.90%, with job growth of 0.26%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.63%.

Albuquerque, New Mexico Taxes
Albuquerque, New Mexico,sales tax rate is 7.19%. Income tax is 4.90%.

Albuquerque, New Mexico Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $26,876, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $47,413.

  ECONOMYAlbuquerque, New MexicoUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.90%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  0.26%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  34.63%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.19%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.90%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $26,876$28,555
  Household Income  $47,413$53,482
  Family Median Income  $60,276$65,443
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  14.71%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  6.19%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  11.44%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.50%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.19%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.61%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  9.80%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.66%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  11.67%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  3.99%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  3.24%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  16.67%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  0.98%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.00%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  4.90%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.00%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  1.96%5.67%
  Healthcare support  0.00%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.00%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  3.92%5.76%
  Building maintenance  3.92%4.01%
  Personal care  3.92%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  23.53%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  1.96%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  15.69%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  22.55%12.09%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
So much wasted beauty
My wife and I came to Albuquerque to retire 3 years ago. We explored the city first to see if it seemed like a good fit. It is a very deceptive city because it's... (read more)
3 years later
I have lived in the East Mountains of Albuquerque for 3 years now. Pros: climate is good, plenty of sunshine, little snow (high desert type of climate), beautiful... (read more)
re: Where to look for Jobs - 11/4/2007
Carrie, you would be better off finding a job here before you move. This is a college town with beautiful weather and a lower cost of living. Population growth is huge... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Safe-ish
Albuquerque voted for Hilary in the presidential 2016 election so it's not all bad. The majority of people are either Hispanic or non-white so we're pretty safe. The... (read more)
Crap Hole
This place has bad violent crime and gangs. I can hardly wait to leave this crap hole. The US should give this state back to... (read more)
Cool and beautiful little city except for.........
Ahh...........quirky, cute, landscape glorious and just downright abstract little ABQ. I lived there for a month shy of 4 years and wouldn't take back that time for... (read more)
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