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Albuquerque,NM index of house prices

Total population: 557,169 (Urban population: 447,695, Rural population: 932 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 244,038 (220,918 occupied: 133,470 owner occupied, 87,448 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

40%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,351 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $216,157.

Median contract rent in 2016: $501 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $645)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $635


Median gross rent in Albuquerque, NM in 2016: $560

Housing units in Albuquerque with a mortgage: 89,404 (3,108 second mortgage, 5,912 home equity loan, 225 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 44,066

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $74,933

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,730

Median monthly housing costs: $895


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Albuquerque, New Mexico Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $191,600 (it was $123,700 in 2000)
Albuquerque:

$191,600
New Mexico:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,100 - $273,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $230,240
Here:

$230,240
State:

$255,246

Townhouses or other attached units: $166,928
Here:

$166,928
State:

$195,655

In 2-unit structures: $213,720
Here:

$213,720
State:

$197,944

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,342
Here:

$88,342
State:

$130,419

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,638
Here:

$104,638
State:

$155,567

Mobile homes: $52,048
Here:

$52,048
State:

$96,062

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,635
Here:

$19,635
State:

$21,202
Median year house/condo built: 1982

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 559,270
  • In family households: 437,893 (63,468 male householders, 67,035 female householders)
    87,057 spouses, 164,165 children (152,072 natural, 4,715 adopted, 7,378 stepchildren), 13,268 grandchildren, 9,615 brothers or sisters, 10,397 parents, 8,475 other relatives, 14,413 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 115,557 (44,328 male householders (33,920 living alone)), 46,087 female householders (39,309 living alone)), 25,142 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,820

Size of family households: 58,516 2-persons, 30,133 3-persons, 24,449 4-persons, 10,953 5-persons, 3,908 6-persons, 2,544 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 73,229 1-person, 14,961 2-persons, 1,483 3-persons, 707 4-persons, 35 5-persons.

66,946 married couples with children.
47,990 single-parent households (8,690 men, 39,300 women).

70.7% of residents of Albuquerque speak English at home.
21.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.6% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 53,118 (9.5%)
(46.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Albuquerque, New Mexico:

  • 685no bedroom
  • 2,1511 bedroom
  • 20,1342 bedrooms
  • 71,3893 bedrooms
  • 34,4004 bedrooms
  • 4,7115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albuquerque, New Mexico:

  • 6,904no bedroom
  • 23,3821 bedroom
  • 30,6502 bedrooms
  • 22,3153 bedrooms
  • 3,6334 bedrooms
  • 5645+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Albuquerque in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 2,798no vehicle
  • 38,9181 vehicle
  • 56,5412 vehicles
  • 26,0593 vehicles
  • 7,1104 vehicles
  • 2,0445+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population

Cars and other vehicles available in Albuquerque in renter-occupied apartments

  • 12,356no vehicle
  • 41,5321 vehicle
  • 27,2882 vehicles
  • 5,0413 vehicles
  • 1,0794 vehicles
  • 1525+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Albuquerque, New Mexico:

  • 6011 room
  • 6442 rooms
  • 3,4393 rooms
  • 10,6904 rooms
  • 30,6265 rooms
  • 33,7486 rooms
  • 22,3167 rooms
  • 15,4118 rooms
  • 15,9959+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albuquerque, New Mexico:

  • 6,5291 room
  • 6,1512 rooms
  • 19,8223 rooms
  • 22,1284 rooms
  • 16,8595 rooms
  • 8,9736 rooms
  • 3,9477 rooms
  • 1,7188 rooms
  • 1,3219+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Albuquerque, NM household income distribution

  • Albuquerque, NM household income distribution
  • 16,823Less than $10,000
  • 12,985$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13,717$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13,057$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12,209$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11,828$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8,802$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10,332$40,000 to $44,999
  • 9,660$45,000 to $49,999
  • 17,750$50,000 to $59,999
  • 22,194$60,000 to $74,999
  • 26,711$75,000 to $99,999
  • 17,535$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8,601$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9,056$150,000 to $199,999
  • 9,658$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Albuquerque, NM

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Albuquerque, NM
  • 2,338Less than $10,000
  • 1,399$10,000 to $14,999
  • 486$15,000 to $19,999
  • 698$20,000 to $24,999
  • 271$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 75$35,000 to $39,999
  • 432$40,000 to $49,999
  • 644$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,401$60,000 to $69,999
  • 483$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,856$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3,112$90,000 to $99,999
  • 11,757$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13,900$125,000 to $149,999
  • 20,028$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11,810$175,000 to $199,999
  • 22,110$200,000 to $249,999
  • 15,479$250,000 to $299,999
  • 16,599$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4,721$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,679$500,000 to $749,999
  • 845$750,000 to $999,999
  • 164$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 160$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Albuquerque, NM

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Albuquerque, NM
  • 529Less than $100
  • 403$100 to $149
  • 935$150 to $199
  • 587$200 to $249
  • 1,190$250 to $299
  • 1,064$300 to $349
  • 1,446$350 to $399
  • 3,010$400 to $449
  • 3,178$450 to $499
  • 5,041$500 to $549
  • 8,617$550 to $599
  • 7,432$600 to $649
  • 6,741$650 to $699
  • 5,533$700 to $749
  • 5,104$750 to $799
  • 8,921$800 to $899
  • 6,375$900 to $999
  • 11,709$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,882$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,693$1,500 to $1,999
  • 378$2,000 to $2,499
  • 179$2,500 to $2,999
  • 292$3,000 to $3,499
  • 2,209No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 7,6482010 or later
  • 13,4822000 to 2009
  • 13,3171990 to 1999
  • 10,0811980 to 1989
  • 6,3451970 to 1979
  • 5,694Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population
Albuquerque commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 5,212
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 23,533
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 35,958
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 54,741
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 54,914
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 17,645
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 32,413
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 4,522
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 6,483
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 9,870
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 6,981
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,523
Albuquerque, NM Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.4%
Number of people working at home: 11,821 (4.4% of all workers)

Albuquerque mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 243,290 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 28,216 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5,762 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 60 (0%)
  • Railroad: 372 (0%)
  • Taxi: 3,089 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 3,839 (1%)
  • Walked: 4,203 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 11,821 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 16,016
 German: 13,983
 Irish: 9,135
 European: 8,691
 English: 8,542
 Italian: 5,703
 Scottish: 2,840
 Polish: 2,231
 Scotch-Irish: 2,185
 Norwegian: 1,658
 French (except Basque): 1,594
 Iraqi: 1,546
 British: 1,381
 African: 1,295
 Dutch: 1,183
 Russian: 1,094
 Swedish: 1,045
 Greek: 966
 Northern European: 961
 Iranian: 921
 French Canadian: 746
 Hungarian: 743
 Eastern European: 663
 Welsh: 643
 Palestinian: 606
 Danish: 520
 Lebanese: 435
 Scandinavian: 388
 Ethiopian: 368
 Arab: 358
 Canadian: 341
 Romanian: 300
 Brazilian: 282
 Afghan: 278
 Czech: 272
 Nigerian: 241
 Austrian: 237
 Ukrainian: 237
 Portuguese: 235
 Lithuanian: 222
 Finnish: 216
 Swiss: 205
 Croatian: 178
 Slovak: 157
 Belgian: 153
 Ghanaian: 151
 Armenian: 146
 Jamaican: 143
 Egyptian: 137
 Czechoslovakian: 127
 Slavic: 105
 Yugoslavian: 82
 Jordanian: 74
 Icelander: 72
 Celtic: 71
 Basque: 68
 Turkish: 63
 Haitian: 61
 Pennsylvania German: 60
 West Indian: 56
 Serbian: 55
 Moroccan: 55
 Cajun: 54
 Ugandan: 53
 German Russian: 45
 Latvian: 43
 Australian: 39
 Slovene: 36
 South African: 34
 Luxemburger: 28
 Bulgarian: 26
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 24
 Macedonian: 22
 Israeli: 22
 Syrian: 19
 Estonian: 16
 Dutch West Indian: 14
 Kenyan: 11
 Alsatian: 8
 Cypriot: 8
 Guyanese: 8

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 55%Mexico
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 2%India
  • 2%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 2%Iraq
  • 2%Philippines
  • 2%Germany

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 297,642
  • Other state: 200,021
  • Northeast: 28,193
  • Midwest: 49,139
  • South: 55,183
  • West: 67,506

82% of Albuquerque residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in New Mexico.

Albuquerque:

82.4%
State average:

85.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,654
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,249
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,050
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,333
  • 9th grade: 1,765
  • 10th grade: 2,003
  • 11th grade: 3,214
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,993
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 44,830
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10,363
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 29,834
  • Associate degree: 15,193
  • Bachelor's degree: 35,922
  • Master's degree: 17,281
  • Professional school degree: 6,308
  • Doctorate degree: 5,756

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,621
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 679
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,193
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,373
  • 9th grade: 2,384
  • 10th grade: 2,211
  • 11th grade: 4,560
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,776
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 42,681
  • Less than 1 year of college: 12,731
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 36,613
  • Associate degree: 17,455
  • Bachelor's degree: 38,750
  • Master's degree: 22,329
  • Professional school degree: 3,467
  • Doctorate degree: 3,248

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 16.3%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 1.8%Males
  • 8.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 4.5%Females
Albuquerque marital status for males
Albuquerque marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 152,705
  • One, attached: 13,679
  • Two: 4,487
  • 3 or 4: 14,630
  • 5 to 9: 9,953
  • 10 to 19: 15,138
  • 20 to 49: 8,425
  • 50 or more: 15,200
  • Mobile homes: 9,659
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 162

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,808

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Albuquerque:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Albuquerque
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.2%)
  • Electricity (9.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (71.6%)
  • Electricity (26.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,748
Here:

6.5%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,947
Here:

7.4%
New Mexico:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,850
Here:

10.8%
New Mexico:

11.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)