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Albuquerque Population

Albuquerque is the largest city of the U.S state of New Mexico, and abbreviated as ABQ, Albuquerque population in 2021 is estimated to be 583,942, has a total area of 189.5 sq. miles (490.9 sq.km.), The Greater Albuquerque or MSA is the metropolitan area in central New Mexico centered on the city of Albuquerque comprising four counties Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia. Greater Albuquerque population in 2020 is estimated to be 921,527, expanding to area limits to 9,297 sq mi. Located in north-central of New Mexico state of United States, One of the hippest cities in the U.S and Albuquerque was named as one of the top places to build wealth by 2020. According to abq, Albuquerque was ranked the number one most creative mid-sized city in the U.S, Median Household Income in 2021 is $54,072. Despite the growth of the Albuquerque area, The cost of living in Albuquerque is less compared to many of the top US cities. Housing will cost 51% less with the best range of $150,000 to 250,000, Rental Housing is easily available in the ranges of $500 to $1,499 as per the space. Transportation is 22% less with other top expensive US cites, thus enhancing the work and life balance valued by many. Albuquerque was ranked the 13th best commute city in the nation.

Albuquerque City(2021)Greater Albuquerque UA(2020)
Population560,849921,527
Area189.5 sq. mi (490.9 sq km)9,297 sq mi (24,080 sq km)
Rank37 (United States)641 (World)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA

Below is the Albuquerque, New Mexico population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010546,806
2011552,0950.97
2012555,1060.55
2013557,6190.45
2014557,7020.01
2015558,3250.11
2016559,6260.23
2017560,1110.09
2018560,2180.02
2019560,5130.05
2020577,2222.98
2021 *583,9421.20
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Albuquerque city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearAlbuquerque Population
1950196,620
1955213,816
1960237,440
1965263,682
1970292,807
1975343,781
1980407,618
1985450,082
1990490,710
1995537,786
2000589,917
2005655,285
2010729,473
2011745,294
2015812,085
2020*900,036
2025*966,935
2035*1,063,777
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Albuquerque city Population(UA)


Albuquerque Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Albuquerque by age is 560,504, out of these 270,229 are male, 290,275 are female, The sex ratio of Albuquerque is 93. The median age of the Albuquerque population is 37.3, ABQ population by age are, under 18 years is 121,856, 16 years and over is 452,509, 18 years and over is 438,648, 21 years and over is 417,144, 65 years and over is 114,759. 48.2% are male, 51.8% are female, 21.7% are under 18 years old, 80.7% are 16 years and over, 78.3% are 18 years and over, 74.4% are 21 years and over, 16.4% are 65 years and over. Albuquerque's 15 to 34 year of 28.6% old demographic are projected to show the stable age group. There are total 247,716 housing units, The voting population of Albuquerque are 409,852, out of these 194,645 are male voters, 215,207 are female voters, 47.5% are male, 52.5% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -531,2945.6%
5 - 930,4625.4%
10 - 1438,1346.8%
15 - 1936,4796.5%
20 - 2436,1536.5%
25 - 3487,51015.6%
35 - 4476,39213.6%
45 - 5465,12911.6%
55 - 5932,2155.7%
60 - 6434,8586.2%
65 - 7454,2079.7%
75 - 8425,1364.5%
85 and over12,5352.2%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Albuquerque Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Albuquerque by race are:

White Population

White population in Albuquerque, New Mexico are 416,351, percentage wise 74.3 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Albuquerque, New Mexico are 17,712, percentage wise 3.2 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Albuquerque, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican. ABQ is one of the cultural centers of the Southwest.

Asian Population

Asian population in Albuquerque are 17,428, percentage wise 3.1 percent are asians, out of these 2,110 are Asian Indians, 3,370 are Chinese, 3,083 are Filipinos, 1,258 are Japanese, 701 are Korean, 5,201 are Vietnamese and 1,705 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Albuquerque, New Mexico are 276,358. Percentage wise 49.3 percent are hispanics, out of these 155,514 are Mexican people, 3,354 are Puerto Ricans, 4,200 are Cubans, and 113,290 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race560,504Percent
White416,35174.3%
Black or African American17,7123.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native27,3934.9%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population17,4283.1%
Asian Indian2,1100.4%
Chinese3,3700.6%
Filipino3,0830.6%
Japanese1,2580.2%
Korean7010.1%
Vietnamese5,2010.9%
Other Asian Population1,705
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4990.1%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino276,35849.3%
Mexican155,51427.7%
Puerto Rican3,3540.6%
Cuban4,2000.7%
Other Hispanic or Latino113,290
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

Total Albuquerque native population is 499,767, out of these 299,031 born in the New Mexico state and 193,966 born in other state in the United States. A permanent resident generally eligible for naturalization after five years. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 60,737, out of these 30,258 are Naturalised US citizen, 2,745 are in Europe, 9,830 in Asia, 863 in Africa, 16,382 in Latin America and 265 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in ABQ are 30,479, out of these 2,285 are from Europe, 5,834 are from Asia, 633 from Africa, 21,727 are from Latin America and 0 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native499,767
Born in state of residence299,031
Born in other state in the United States193,966
Northeast26,846
Midwest0
South52,407
West70,786
Born outside the United States6,770
Puerto Rico433
U.S. Island Areas637
Born abroad of American parent(s)5,700
Foreign born
Born outside of United States60,737
Naturalized U.S. citizen30,258
Europe2,745
Asia9,830
Africa863
Oceania173
Latin America16,382
Northern America265
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen30,479
Europe2,285
Asia5,834
Africa633
Oceania0
Latin America21,727
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Albuquerque Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Albuquerque, New Mexico are 247,716, Occupied housing units are 227,179, Rental vacancy rate is 8. Percentage of occupancy is 92, 55.13% of houses are owner occupied and 36.58% of houses are renter occupied in Albuquerque. There are 61.73 percent of one-unit detached, 5.35 percent of one-units attached, 2.63 percent of two-unit houses, 5.97 percent of three or four unit homes. 4.16 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 34.31 percent are available with one vehicle, 33.10 percent are available with two vehicles, 17.38 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.92 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units247,716
Occupied housing units227,179
Occupied housing units percent92
Rental vacancy rate8
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached152,917
1-unit attached13,265
2 units6,514
3 or 4 units14,800
Mobile home10,293
Boat, RV, van, etc.145
Owner-occupied136,568
Renter-occupied90,611
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Albuquerque Housing Market

The median value of housing in Albuquerque, New Mexico is $211,800, According to the Greater Albuquerque Association the average sale price of single family home has seen a increase of 5% to 10% in 2020. According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.79 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.31 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 7.10 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 13.94 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 17.30 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 10.36 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1.93 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.39 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0006,910
$50,000 to $99,9993,253
$100,000 to $149,99917,586
$150,000 to $199,99934,525
$200,000 to $299,99942,866
$300,000 to $499,99925,669
$500,000 to $999,9994,785
$1,000,000 or more974
Median (dollars)211,800
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Albuquerque Housing Mortgage

The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,346, 0.22 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 6.29 percent pay between $500 to $999, 15.79 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 8.26 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 2.99 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.09 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.89 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $457, 2.71 percent of homes pay less than $250, 4.63 percent pays between $250 to $399, 7.42 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.01 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.87 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.56 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500551
$500 to $99915,572
$1,000 to $1,49939,104
$1,500 to $1,99920,471
$2,000 to $2,4997,395
$2,500 to $2,9992,700
$3,000 or more2,208
Median (dollars)1,346
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2506,715
$250 to $39911,459
$400 to $59918,385
$600 to $7997,454
$800 to $9992,150
$1,000 or more1,380
Median (dollars)457
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Albuquerque Rental

Total number of Albuquerque rental homes or apartments are 90,611, occupied by Renter, The median value of Albuquerque average rental rate is $905. The housing market in ABQ has been nothing short, 8.04 percent of homes are under $500, 50.41 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 36.35 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 1.67 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.11 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5007,284
$500 to $99945,673
$1,000 to $1,49925,829
$1,500 to $1,9997,112
$2,000 to $2,499990
$2,500 to $2,999521
$3,000 or more101
Median (dollars)905
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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