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Albuquerque: Population Profile


Metropolitan Area Residents

1980: 485,430

1990: 589,131

2000: 712,738

Percent change, 1990–2000: 21.0%

U.S. rank in 1980: 80th

U.S. rank in 1990: 77th

U.S. rank in 2000: 62nd

City Residents

1980: 332,920

1990: 384,915

2000: 448,607

2003 estimate: 471,856

Percent change, 1990–2000: 15.9%

U.S. rank in 1980: 44th

U.S. rank in 1990: 38th (State rank: 1st)

U.S. rank in 2000: 42nd (State rank: 1st)

Density: 2,483.4 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 321,179

Black or African American: 13,854

American Indian and Alaska Native: 17,444

Asian: 10,068

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 452

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 179,075

Other: 85,610

Percent of residents born in state: 46.7% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 30,883

Population 5 to 9 years old: 30,577

Population 10 to 14 years old: 30,248

Population 15 to 19 years old: 31,988

Population 20 to 24 years old: 34,115

Population 25 to 34 years old: 67,150

Population 35 to 44 years old: 71,632

Population 45 to 54 years old: 61,732

Population 55 to 59 years old: 20,694

Population 60 to 64 years old: 15,918

Population 65 to 74 years old: 27,512

Population 75 to 84 years old: 19,542

Population 85 years and older: 6,616

Median age: 34.9 years

Births (2002)

Total number: 8,741

Deaths (2002)

Total number: 4,405

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $20,884

Median household income: $38,272

Total households: 183,625

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 18,109

$10,000 to $14,999: 12,706

$15,000 to $24,999: 26,597

$25,000 to $34,999: 26,293

$35,000 to $49,999: 31,682

$50,000 to $74,999: 33,373

$75,000 to $99,999: 17,097

$100,000 to $149,999: 12,205

$150,000 to $199,999: 2,947

$200,000 or more: 2,616

Percent of families below poverty level: 10.0% (53.1% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 35,762


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