Albuquerque, New Mexico 

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Population

556,718

+4.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$47,413

Median Home Price

$203,500

Best Places to Live in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Mid-sized city/College town - Near the center of New Mexico. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Albuquerque, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive setting
-Year-round climate
Cons
-Crime rate
-Urban sprawl
-Economic cycles

Local Listings in Albuquerque
 $175,000 
1014 Tomasita St NE
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1088 SqFt
 $219,900 
8005 Smokerise Ave NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1560 SqFt
 $295,000 
9900 Golf Course Rd NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2154 SqFt

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.


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City: Albuquerque
Zip Codes: 87121, 87114, 87120, 87111, 87123, 87112, 87109, 87110, 87108, 87107, 17 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5314 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albuquerque is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albuquerque jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albuquerque's cost of living is 8.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Albuquerque's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Albuquerque, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Bernalillo county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Albuquerque's population is 556,718 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albuquerque is $203,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Albuquerque public schools spend $10,228 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Albuquerque. More Education


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Reviews for Albuquerque   243 Reviews
Albuquerque, NM is a great city - 12/2/2019
Albuquerque, NM is a great city filled with innovative technology, such as a bus with its own dedicated lane on the street. The crime here is low, and if you’re used... Read More
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I can see why people live here, but man, the crime - 12/1/2019
You can look up the statistics for yourself. The really amazing weather. The low cost of living. The high crime rates. The high rate of babies being born on Medicaid.... Read More

Albuquerque's Crime Problem is REAL - 11/24/2019
I lived in Albuquerque for over 20 years and finally had to move away because of the crime and economic problems. After my car was stolen (from inside my garage, my bike... Read More


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87121, 87114, 87120, 87111, 87123, 87112, 87109, 87110, 87108, 87107, 17 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ALBUQUERQUE
$175,000
1014 Tomasita St NE
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$219,900
8005 Smokerise Ave NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$295,000
9900 Golf Course Rd NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$169,900
620 Maxine St NE
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$249,900
10809 Antler Tool Rd SW
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$689,900
4501 Atherton Way NW
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$299,850
5821 Cubero Dr NE
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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