Albuquerque (zip 87121), New Mexico 

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Population

78,122

+1.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$41,856

Median Home Price

$156,500

Best Places to Live in Albuquerque (zip 87121), New Mexico

Mid-sized city/College town - Near the center of New Mexico. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 87121 zip code, 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
 $190,000 
1216 Scotty Ct SW
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1193 SqFt
 $150,000 
504 Dolores Dr SW
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1420 SqFt
 $140,000 
7319 Embarcadera Dr SW
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1031 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: Albuquerque (zip 87121)
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5314 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albuquerque (zip 87121) is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albuquerque (zip 87121) jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albuquerque (zip 87121)'s cost of living is 13.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Albuquerque (zip 87121)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 87121 zip code, 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 (zip 87121)'s population is 78,122 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albuquerque (zip 87121) is $156,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Albuquerque (zip 87121) 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 (zip 87121). More Education



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