Albuquerque, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Albuquerque, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
560,447
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
16.0%
Median Home
$204,100
Median Income
$53,936
Median Rent
$889

Albuquerque SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
2
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8

Albuquerque, NM Crime Report

35,723
Total Crimes
6,355.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
170.91%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Albuquerque
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 35,723 6,355.7 3,620.2 2,346.0
Violent Crime 7,552 1,343.6 778.3 387.8
Murder 80 14.2 7.8 6.5
Robbery 1,439 256.0 99.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 5,592 994.9 615.9 279.7
Property Crime 28,171 5,012.1 2,841.9 1,958.2
Burglary 5,075 902.9 648.8 314.2
Larceny 18,131 3,225.8 1,765.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 4,965 883.3 427.6 246.0

Albuquerque, NM Cost Of Living

98
Albuquerque's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Albuquerque New Mexico National Average
Overall 98 92 100
Services 95 92 100
Groceries 98 94 100
Health 95 98 100
Housing 98 87 100
Transportation 87 88 100
Utilities 98 91 100

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Population over time in Albuquerque

Year Population % Change
2020 560,447 0.2%
2019 559,202 0.4%
2018 556,718 -0.0%
2017 556,859 0.1%
2016 556,092 0.5%
2015 553,576 0.7%
2014 549,812 0.9%
2013 545,083 1.1%
2012 539,000 1.4%
2011 531,403 -

Race / Ethnicity in Albuquerque

White
38.3% (214,378)
African American
2.7% (14,888)
American Indian
3.9% (21,651)
Asian
2.9% (16,132)
Hawaiian
0.1% (292)
Other
0.5% (2,569)
Two Or More
2.6% (14,637)
Hispanic
49.2% (275,900)
Race Albuquerque NM USA
White 38.3% 36.7% 60.1%
African American 2.7% 1.8% 12.2%
American Indian 3.9% 8.6% 0.6%
Asian 2.9% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.6% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 49.2% 49.2% 18.2%

Gender in Albuquerque

Female
51.3% (287,391)
Male
48.7% (273,056)
Gender Albuquerque NM USA
Female 51.3% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Albuquerque for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (22,417)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (33,626)
High School / GED
22.0% (123,298)
Some College
23.0% (128,902)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (50,440)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (112,089)
Master's Degree
11.0% (61,649)
Professional Degree
3.0% (16,813)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (11,208)
Education Albuquerque NM USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Albuquerque, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
8.2% (4,619,458)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (2,848,336)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.9% (5,526,368)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (5,608,105)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.4% (7,523,669)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (10,127,528)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (6,867,336)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.6% (7,618,093)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (2,709,994)
$200,000 or more
4.6% (2,595,807)
Income Albuquerque NM USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 8.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 5.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.9% 11.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 10.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.4% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 17.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 11.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.6% 12.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 4.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.6% 4.1% 8.3%

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