Albuquerque Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Albuquerque Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
560,513

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.1%
5 - 17:
16.7%
18 - 24:
9.4%
25 - 34:
15.9%
35 - 54:
25.1%
55 - 64:
12.2%
Over 65 Years:
14.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
6.6%
6.6%
High School Graduates
89.7%
89.7%
College Graduated
34.7%
34.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Albuquerque
$29,210
$29,210
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Albuquerque
$51,128
$51,128
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.6%

Employment Industries in Albuquerque

 
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Healthcare
16.3%
16.3%
Retail
11.5%
11.5%
Education
10.4%
10.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
9.9%
9.9%
Accommodation
9.3%
9.3%
Public Service
6.2%
6.2%
Construction
5.6%
5.6%
Other
5.3%
5.3%
Administration
5.2%
5.2%
Manufacturing
4.1%
4.1%
Finance
3.7%
3.7%
Transportation
2.6%
2.6%
Arts
2.4%
2.4%
Information Technology
2.1%
2.1%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
39.4%
39.4%
Black Or African American
2.8%
2.8%
American Indian And Alaska Native
4.0%
4.0%
Asian
2.7%
2.7%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.2%
2.2%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
49.0%
49.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
9.1%
9.1%
Irish
6.9%
6.9%
English
6.2%
6.2%
Italian
2.8%
2.8%
European
2.2%
2.2%
French
1.7%
1.7%
Scottish
1.7%
1.7%
Polish
1.3%
1.3%
Swedish
1.0%
1.0%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
Danish
0.3%
0.3%
Czech
0.3%
0.3%
Eastern European
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
71.3%
71.3%
Spanish
22.7%
22.7%
Native American languages
1.7%
1.7%
Navajo
0.9%
0.9%
Vietnamese
0.6%
0.6%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Albuquerque Residents:
10.0%