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Bernalillo, NM
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Bernalillo profile

Living in Bernalillo

Bernalillo is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 9,898 people and two associated neighborhoods, Bernalillo is the 24th largest community in New Mexico.

Bernalillo real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Bernalillo house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.93% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bernalillo has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bernalillo has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bernalillo than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bernalillo may be for you.

The percentage of adults in Bernalillo who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.11% of the adults in Bernalillo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bernalillo in 2018 was $30,589, 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 $122,356 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 67.38% 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.

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

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