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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With a population of 559,121, 222,098 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $207,920, Albuquerque real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Albuquerque, accounting for 61.81% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Albuquerque include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 20.62%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.76%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 5.88%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Albuquerque are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 58.47% owning and 41.53% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Albuquerque built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Albuquerque built between 1940-1969 ( 27.74%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 18.63%). There's also some housing in Albuquerque built before 1939 ( 2.97%).
Albuquerque's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Albuquerque during the period has been just -0.64%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Albuquerque's appreciation rate, at 5.13%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Albuquerque's appreciation rate has been 3.14%, which annualizes to a rate of 13.14%.
Importantly, NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive research found that Albuquerque's housing market shows one of the <a href="/blog/highest-appreciating-cities">top real estate appreciation rates in the U.S.A.</a> in the latest quarter, which may signal the city’s near-future real estate investment strength.
Relative to New Mexico, our data show that Albuquerque's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in New Mexico.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Albuquerque differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Albuquerque - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Albuquerque real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$843,001 - $1,124,000||0.6|
|$562,001 - $843,000||1.8|
|$449,001 - $562,000||3.0|
|$337,001 - $449,000||8.6|
|$225,001 - $337,000||25.4|
|$112,001 - $225,000||45.8|
|$56,001 - $112,000||7.6|
|$0 - $56,000||6.7|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2017 Q2 - 2017 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q3 - 2017 Q3
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q3
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Albuquerque HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||18.6|
|1970 - 1999||50.7|
|1940 - 1969||27.7|
|1939 or Older||3.0|
|TYPE OF Albuquerque HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||7.8|
|SIZE OF Albuquerque HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||2.27|