Bernalillo, NM


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Bernalillo is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 8,843 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bernalillo is the 27th largest community in New Mexico.

Unlike some towns, Bernalillo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bernalillo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bernalillo is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bernalillo who work in office and administrative support (16.52%), sales jobs (10.45%), and food service (7.56%).

The percentage of adults in Bernalillo who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.66% of the adults in Bernalillo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bernalillo in 2010 was $23,470, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,880 for a family of four. However, Bernalillo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bernalillo is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bernalillo 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 Bernalillo, accounting for 66.05% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Bernalillo residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bernalillo include Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Bernalillo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.

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