Albuquerque is a very large city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 562,599 people and 167 constituent neighborhoods, Albuquerque is the largest community in New Mexico.
Albuquerque real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Albuquerque house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Albuquerque has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Albuquerque telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.35% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Albuquerque is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Albuquerque is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
The education level of Albuquerque citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.40% of adults in Albuquerque have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Albuquerque in 2018 was $33,494, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,976 for a family of four. However, Albuquerque contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Albuquerque is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Albuquerque home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Albuquerque, accounting for 49.80% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Albuquerque residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Albuquerque include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Albuquerque is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.