Albuquerque Metro Area, New Mexico 

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Population

905,049

+5.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

Median Income

$48,875

Median Home Price

$170,169

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

Albuquerque, NM Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: New Mexico
County:
Metro Area: Albuquerque Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately 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 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Albuquerque metro area remained very strongly Democratic, 57.8% to 39.8%. 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 Real Estate: $170,169. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%.

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

It's a good time to buy in Albuquerque. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Albuquerque is $170,169.

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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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Green Chile - 12/14/2018
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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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