Albuquerque Metro Area, New Mexico 

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Population

905,049

+5.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$48,875

Median Home Price

$170,169

United States / New Mexico / Albuquerque Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Albuquerque Metro Area, New Mexico

Mid-sized city/College town - Near the center of New Mexico. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Albuquerque metro area, 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
 $250,000 
11412 Golden Gate Ave NE
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1933 SqFt
 $305,000 
14201 Vista Ct NE
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2847 SqFt
 $164,900 
305 General Hodges St NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1500 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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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: New Mexico
County:
Metro Area: Albuquerque Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, 76 total
Zip Codes: 87121, 87114, 87120, 87105, 87111, 87124, 87031, 87123, 87112, 87144, 54 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5314 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albuquerque Metro Area is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albuquerque Metro Area jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albuquerque Metro Area's cost of living is 12.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Albuquerque Metro Area's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
The Albuquerque metro area voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Albuquerque Metro Area's population is 905,049 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albuquerque Metro Area is $170,169. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Albuquerque

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Reviews for Albuquerque   2 Reviews
I've lived in both cities, Albuquerque Wins!! - 4/5/2019
I was born in Santa Fe NM in 1969. My father is a retired Army officer, so at 12 years old we moved to El Paso. Then California, then Huntsville Alabama. I moved to... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA, NEW MEXICO
87121, 87114, 87120, 87105, 87111, 87124, 87031, 87123, 87112, 87144, 54 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ALBUQUERQUE
$250,000
11412 Golden Gate Ave NE
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$305,000
14201 Vista Ct NE
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$164,900
305 General Hodges St NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$409,962
1804 Sunset St SE
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$219,000
10504 Santa Susana Rd NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$238,500
3105 Lykes Dr NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$249,900
7620 Buckboard Ave NE
Bed 7 | Bath 2

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