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Albuquerque GENERAL POPULATION
Total Population in Albuquerque, NM
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Albuquerque, NM was 448,607.
Albuquerque Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Albuquerque was 217,887, which represents 48.6 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).
Male Population, Married in Albuquerque, NM
There are an estimated 86,888 married men in the town. 51 percent of men over 15 years old in Albuquerque are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.
The estimated female population in Albuquerque is 230,720 which is 51.4 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).
Female Population, Married in Albuquerque, New Mexico
There are an estimated 86,936 married women in the community. 46.6 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.
Median Age in Albuquerque, NM
The median age of people living in Albuquerque, NM was 34.9 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)
At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Albuquerque was 30,883. There were 338,515 people above the age of 18, which represents 75.5 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 12 percent of the population (53,670) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.
One Race Percent in Albuquerque, NM
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Albuquerque, NM was 429,289.
White Population in Albuquerque, NM
The estimated White population in the Albuquerque community is 321,179, which is 71.6 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).
Black Population in Albuquerque, New Mexico
The estimated Black/African American population is 13,854, which is 3.1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).
American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Albuquerque, NM
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Albuquerque, NM was 17,444.
Asian Population in Albuquerque, New Mexico
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 10,068.
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Albuquerque, NM
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Albuquerque was an estimated 452.
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 66,292, while those of “two or more races” was 19,318 at the time of the last census.
The Hispanic population in the Albuquerque community was 179,075, or 39.9 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).
Household Population in Albuquerque, NM
The household population number in Albuquerque was 439,263.
Group Quarters Population in Albuquerque, NM
Group Quarters population in the community was 9,344.
Average Household Size in Albuquerque, NM
The average household size in Albuquerque is 2.4 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).
Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.02 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).
Total Housing Units in Albuquerque, NM
At the time of the last census survey, there were 198,465 total housing units in Albuquerque.
The number of occupied housing units was 183,236, or 92.3 of the total units in town. Of these, 110,606 were owner-occupied (60.4), and 72,630 were renter-occupied (39.6, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 15,229 vacant homes in Albuquerque at the time of the last complete survey.
Median Home Values in Albuquerque, New Mexico
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 98,290, with a median value in dollars of 127,600.
Monthly Owner Costs in Albuquerque, NM
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,034 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Albuquerque, average costs per month were $283 (national average was $295).
High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 250,444 people in the community had a high school degree, or 85.9 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Albuquerque, New Mexico
92,635 people in Albuquerque also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 31.8 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).
Civilian Veterans in Albuquerque, NM
The number of Civilian Veterans in Albuquerque was 52,268, or 15.5 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).
Disability Status in Albuquerque, NM
In 2000, there were 80,464 people in Albuquerque, NM listed as disabled.
Foreign Born in Albuquerque, NM
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 116,412 people in Albuquerque who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 27.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.
Percentage In Labor Force in Albuquerque, New Mexico
There were 232,320 in the labor force in Albuquerque at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 66.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Albuquerque was 20.4 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.
Median Household Income in Albuquerque, NM
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $38,272. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.
Median Family Income in Albuquerque, NM
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $46,979. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.
Per Capita Income in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Per capita income in Albuquerque in the last full census was 20,884. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.
Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Albuquerque numbered 11,285, or 10 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.
Individuals below the poverty level in Albuquerque, NM
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 59,641, or 13.5 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.
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