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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Attractive setting
-Year-round climate

Cons

-Crime rate
-Urban sprawl
-Economic cycles


What Bert Has To Say About Albuquerque Metro Area


Albuquerque, located at the crossroads of the state’s travel routes, is the largest city in New Mexico. Clear, sunny, dry days; an attractive mountain landscape; and a mostly healthy economy attract new residents from around the country. Not only is the physical climate excellent, but the area also has a favorable tax climate, and the state’s fiscal health is among the best in the country. The area is a center for the high-tech industry and especially research-oriented activities, centered on the giant Sandia Laboratories nuclear research facility south of town. There are over 100 mostly small- and medium-size tech related companies, and the area has experienced some vulnerability to tech industry economic cycles.

Highlights


Mid-sized city/College town - Near the center of New Mexico See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
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Metro Area: Albuquerque Metro Area
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City: Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, ... 76 total
Zip Codes: 87121, 87114, ... 54 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5314 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Albuquerque


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Albuquerque Metro Area is 6.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albuquerque Metro Area jobs have Increased by 0.25 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Albuquerque Metro Area's cost of living is 3.40% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Albuquerque Metro Area's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Albuquerque Metro Area's population is 907,301 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 51.36 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Albuquerque Metro Area is $164,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.08%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Albuquerque Metro Area public schools spend $10,194 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Albuquerque Metro Area. Learn more...

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