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Albuquerque, NM (New Mexico) Houses and Residents

Albuquerque,NM index of house prices

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

Houses: 198,714 (183,406 occupied: 130,145 owner occupied, 91,710 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,100 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $239,470.

Median contract rent in 2015: $501 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $645)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $798


Median gross rent in Albuquerque, NM in 2015: $560

Housing units in Albuquerque with a mortgage: 73,836 (8,465 second mortgage, 6,603 home equity loan, 282 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 24,454

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,093

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,405

Median monthly housing costs: $923


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Albuquerque, New Mexico Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $189,200 (it was $123,700 in 2000)
Albuquerque:

$189,200
New Mexico:

$164,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,600 - $265,600

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $226,145
Here:

$226,145
State:

$240,941

Townhouses or other attached units: $241,018
Here:

$241,018
State:

$264,336

In 2-unit structures: $236,243
Here:

$236,243
State:

$243,469

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,357
Here:

$141,357
State:

$133,760

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,927
Here:

$144,927
State:

$264,326

Mobile homes: $43,966
Here:

$43,966
State:

$92,248

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $41,313
Here:

$41,313
State:

$37,039
Median year house/condo built: 1981

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 439,297
  • In family households: 351,735 (81,664 male householders, 31,637 female householders)
    81,806 spouses, 124,227 children (113,842 natural, 3,363 adopted, 7,022 stepchildren), 8,185 grandchildren, 4,739 brothers or sisters, 3,167 parents, 6,270 other relatives, 10,040 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 87,562 (33,417 male householders (25,232 living alone)), 36,907 female householders (30,775 living alone)), 17,238 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9,330 (4,214 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 47,995 2-persons, 27,368 3-persons, 22,594 4-persons, 9,987 5-persons, 3,588 6-persons, 1,769 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 56,007 1-person, 12,193 2-persons, 1,655 3-persons, 328 4-persons, 105 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

65,813 married couples with children.
32,240 single-parent households (8,059 men, 24,181 women).

72.1% of residents of Albuquerque speak English at home.
23.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 39,762 (8.9%)
(36.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 682no bedroom
  • 3,5141 bedroom
  • 20,9982 bedrooms
  • 59,3973 bedrooms
  • 23,4904 bedrooms
  • 2,7015+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population

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

  • 7,040no bedroom
  • 25,3161 bedroom
  • 26,9842 bedrooms
  • 11,0133 bedrooms
  • 2,0474 bedrooms
  • 2245+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 3,212no vehicle
  • 32,8191 vehicle
  • 50,9692 vehicles
  • 18,0813 vehicles
  • 4,5024 vehicles
  • 1,1995+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population

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

  • 10,079no vehicle
  • 39,3131 vehicle
  • 18,8362 vehicles
  • 3,4293 vehicles
  • 6614 vehicles
  • 3065+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 1661 room
  • 1,3332 rooms
  • 5,1273 rooms
  • 9,7434 rooms
  • 24,8855 rooms
  • 28,5026 rooms
  • 20,5627 rooms
  • 12,3548 rooms
  • 8,1109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population

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

  • 5,8441 room
  • 9,7542 rooms
  • 18,1093 rooms
  • 19,3944 rooms
  • 10,5525 rooms
  • 5,2776 rooms
  • 2,3957 rooms
  • 8968 rooms
  • 4039+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 18,109Less than $10,000
  • 12,706$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13,076$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13,521$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13,131$25,000 to $29,999
  • 13,162$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11,604$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10,786$40,000 to $44,999
  • 9,292$45,000 to $49,999
  • 15,887$50,000 to $59,999
  • 17,486$60,000 to $74,999
  • 17,097$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8,271$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,934$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,947$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,616$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Albuquerque, NM

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Albuquerque, NM
  • 2,706Less than $10,000
  • 944$10,000 to $14,999
  • 363$15,000 to $19,999
  • 999$20,000 to $24,999
  • 432$25,000 to $29,999
  • 770$30,000 to $34,999
  • 74$35,000 to $39,999
  • 385$40,000 to $49,999
  • 664$50,000 to $59,999
  • 996$60,000 to $69,999
  • 756$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,117$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,472$90,000 to $99,999
  • 9,951$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14,235$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17,616$150,000 to $174,999
  • 16,856$175,000 to $199,999
  • 21,162$200,000 to $249,999
  • 13,184$250,000 to $299,999
  • 14,978$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,861$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,443$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,296$750,000 to $999,999
  • 467$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 321$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 97$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Albuquerque, NM

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Albuquerque, NM
  • 664Less than $100
  • 680$100 to $149
  • 459$150 to $199
  • 719$200 to $249
  • 905$250 to $299
  • 859$300 to $349
  • 1,691$350 to $399
  • 3,193$400 to $449
  • 7,244$450 to $499
  • 7,198$500 to $549
  • 6,968$550 to $599
  • 7,174$600 to $649
  • 6,808$650 to $699
  • 5,327$700 to $749
  • 5,407$750 to $799
  • 8,621$800 to $899
  • 8,073$900 to $999
  • 10,679$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,785$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,138$1,500 to $1,999
  • 335$2,000 to $2,499
  • 172$2,500 to $2,999
  • 435$3,000 to $3,499
  • 3,176No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 10,2631995 to March 2000
  • 7,3791990 to 1994
  • 5,3071985 to 1989
  • 4,7741980 to 1984
  • 4,0741975 to 1979
  • 2,2711970 to 1974
  • 1,3611965 to 1969
  • 4,333Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Albuquerque population
Albuquerque commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 5,166
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 20,870
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 34,980
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 45,857
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 45,308
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 13,508
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 24,483
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,334
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,925
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 5,151
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,164
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,678
Albuquerque, NM Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.4%
Number of people working at home: 7,798 (3.6% of all workers)

Albuquerque mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 167,203 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 26,927 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,437 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 23 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 97 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 59 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 485 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2,408 (1%)
  • Walked: 5,785 (3%)
  • Other means: 994 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 7,798 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 197,399
 German: 37,567
 English: 26,405
 Irish: 24,679
 United States or American: 18,480
 Italian: 12,860
 Scottish: 6,010
 French (except Basque): 5,924
 Scotch-Irish: 5,849
 Polish: 4,879
 Norwegian: 4,567
 Swedish: 3,762
 Dutch: 3,416
 European: 3,320
 Russian: 2,093
 Welsh: 2,034
 British: 1,850
 French Canadian: 1,815
 Arab:: 1,359
 Danish: 1,356
 Greek: 1,294
 Hungarian: 1,175
 Subsaharan African:: 1,045
 Czech: 986
 African: 869
 Canadian: 864
 Swiss: 771
 Lebanese: 629
 Scandinavian: 628
 Iranian: 551
 Ukrainian: 528
 Finnish: 498
 Lithuanian: 479
 Austrian: 470
 Eastern European: 460
 Czechoslovakian: 456
 Portuguese: 408
 Northern European: 364
 Arab/Arabic: 359
 Slovak: 318
 Celtic: 309
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 302
 Croatian: 293
 Yugoslavian: 291
 Belgian: 228
 Romanian: 200
 Basque: 180
 Jamaican: 165
 Israeli: 145
 Slavic: 138
 Australian: 134
 Serbian: 106
 Egyptian: 103
 Armenian: 99
 Slovene: 98
 Brazilian: 78
 Icelander: 78
 Afghan: 75
 Palestinian: 68
 Other Subsaharan African: 68
 Pennsylvania German: 65
 Turkish: 64
 Jordanian: 63
 Other Arab: 62
 Luxemburger: 55
 West Indian: 55
 Latvian: 51
 Estonian: 49
 Guyanese: 47
 Bulgarian: 44
 Syrian: 37
 Nigerian: 31
 Alsatian: 30
 Acadian/Cajun: 29
 Haitian: 29
 South African: 27
 Iraqi: 26
 Maltese: 21
 Carpatho Rusyn: 21
 Barbadian: 18
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 13
 Ethiopian: 12
 Moroccan: 12
 Cape Verdean: 11
 German Russian: 11
 Zimbabwean: 10
 Belizean: 9
 New Zealander: 8
 Dutch West Indian: 7
 Albanian: 6
 Bermudan: 6
 Kenyan: 6
 Ghanian: 6
 Sudanese: 5
 Macedonian: 4

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

  • 55%Mexico
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 3%Canada
  • 3%Cuba
  • 3%Germany
  • 3%United Kingdom
  • 2%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

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

  • This state: 209,361
  • Northeast: 29,206
  • Midwest: 53,727
  • South: 55,300
  • West: 55,683

48% of Albuquerque residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in New Mexico.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,476
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 811
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,794
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,721
  • 9th grade: 1,961
  • 10th grade: 2,512
  • 11th grade: 2,981
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,300
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 30,880
  • Less than 1 year of college: 8,856
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 23,210
  • Associate degree: 7,802
  • Bachelor's degree: 26,431
  • Master's degree: 13,299
  • Professional school degree: 4,095
  • Doctorate degree: 3,955

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,507
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 854
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,347
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,185
  • 9th grade: 2,618
  • 10th grade: 3,046
  • 11th grade: 3,403
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,525
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 39,341
  • Less than 1 year of college: 12,357
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 26,095
  • Associate degree: 9,268
  • Bachelor's degree: 27,131
  • Master's degree: 13,312
  • Professional school degree: 2,786
  • Doctorate degree: 1,626

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.4%Males
  • 10.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.3%Males
  • 11.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • 7.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 6.3%Females
Albuquerque marital status for males
Albuquerque marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 114,632
  • One, attached: 12,011
  • Two: 3,880
  • 3 or 4: 12,945
  • 5 to 9: 9,662
  • 10 to 19: 10,515
  • 20 to 49: 8,267
  • 50 or more: 18,016
  • Mobile homes: 8,653
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 133

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Albuquerque:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 93.3%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 73.2%Utility gas
  • 25.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,921
Here:

12.1%
New Mexico:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,624
Here:

10.6%
New Mexico:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,431
Here:

11.2%
New Mexico:

11.9%

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)