Albuquerque, New Mexico 

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Population

559,121

45% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Income

$47,413

Avg. Home Price

$190,200

Best Places to Live in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Mid-sized city/College town - Near the center of New Mexico
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive setting
-Year-round climate
Cons
-Crime rate
-Urban sprawl
-Economic cycles

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
County: Bernalillo County
Metro Area: Albuquerque Metro Area
City: Albuquerque
Zip Codes: 87121, 87114, 87120, 87111, 87123, 87112, 87109, 87108, 87110, 87107, 17 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5314 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albuquerque is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albuquerque jobs have increased by 0.26%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albuquerque's cost of living is 2.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Albuquerque's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Albuquerque's population is 559,121 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 45.33%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albuquerque is $190,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.06%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Albuquerque

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Reviews for Albuquerque   227 Reviews
Not so bad - 7/12/2018
I lived in Abq,NM in 1998-2005. Since then I've visited regularly while moving to many parts of the country for work, family relocations, etc. Abq and the surrounding... (Read More)

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Love the View Here. - 6/29/2018
Albuquerque has a lot to offer and a lot that goes unnoticed. It is located in a beautiful part of the country with a mild climate, some of the bluest skies and most... (Read More)

A lawless 3rd world wasteland - 5/18/2018
This has to be one of the worst cities in America, and it's 100% because of the reprehensible people (if you can call them that) that live here. There's not a single day... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
87121, 87114, 87120, 87111, 87123, 87112, 87109, 87108, 87110, 87107, 17 total