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Albuquerque (zip 87112), New Mexico 0 Reviews | Leave a Comment


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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.


  • Profile: Mid-sized city/College town
  • Time zone: Mountain Standard Time
  • Elevation: 5314
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Albuquerque
  • Zip Codes: Albuquerque (zip 87112)

Quick Facts About Albuquerque

    The unemployment rate in Albuquerque (zip 87112) is 5.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Albuquerque (zip 87112) jobs have Decreased by 0.51 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Albuquerque (zip 87112)'s cost of living is 1.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Albuquerque (zip 87112)'s population is 43,719 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -1.23 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Albuquerque (zip 87112) is $163,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.70 percent.
    Albuquerque (zip 87112) public schools spend $10,841 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Albuquerque (zip 87112).

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