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Albuquerque, NM Metro Area


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2022 population: 919,543   ( 32,466 from 2010)
Land area: 9283.4 square miles
Population density: 99.1 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:343,743 37.38% 8.1%
Black:22,8342.48% 15.5%
Indian:51,6055.61% 15.6%
Asian:22,6662.46% 30.2%
2+ races:17,6221.92% 18.0%
Hispanic:461,07350.14% 11.3%
Total non-White:575,80062.62% 12.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:19,088 10.4
Deaths:22,61812.3
Net Migration: 2,3951.3
Net Immigration: 3,8692.1
Change in White population:-30,471 -3.4
Change in Non-White pop.:62,937 7.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
887,077
374,21442.19%
19,7662.23%
44,6555.03%
17,4121.96%
14,9371.68%
414,22246.70%
512,86357.81%

2000
729,649
349,96347.96%
16,0722.20%
35,9914.93%
11,9091.63%
11,8221.62%
302,65641.48%
379,68652.04%

1990
599,416
328,08954.73%
13,3342.22%
27,9504.66%
8,7951.47%
n/a
221,24836.91%
271,32745.27%

1980
523,105
286,73054.81%
9,2531.77%
27,3075.22%
4,4450.85%
n/a
194,14437.11%
236,37545.19%

1970
379,095
201,53953.16%
3,9701.05%
10,7622.84%
5710.15%
n/a
160,39042.31%
177,556 46.84%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
108,220 14.8
54,7377.5
59,7058.2
19,3772.7
24,251 3.3
133,177 18.3
1990's
NumberRate
104,130 17.4
46,6457.8
25,5294.3
15,4662.6
21,874 3.6
108,359 18.1
1980's
NumberRate
96,688 18.5
35,552 6.8
35,240 6.7
n/a
41,359 7.9
34,952 6.7
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
75,807 20.0
n/a
85,191 22.5
58,819 15.5

Age, Family & Household Data for Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.1
196,490 21.4%
723,053 78.6%
161,039 17.5%
367,877
2.46
222,891 60.6%
150,679 67.6%
25,452 11.4%
144,986 39.4%

2010
NumberPercent
36.4
218,422 24.6%
668,655 75.4%
108,962 12.3%
347,366
2.51
222,811 64.1%
153,021 68.7%
26,799 12.0%
124,555 35.9%

2000
NumberPercent
35.1
192,151 26.3%
537,498 73.7%
81,896 11.2%
281,132
2.55
187,508 66.7%
137,723 73.4%
21,385 11.4%
93,624 33.3%

1990
NumberPercent
32.1
163,347 27.3%
436,069 72.7%
62,458 10.4%
225,243
2.62
157,326 69.8%
123,026 78.2%
15,124 9.6%
67,917 30.2%

1980
NumberPercent
28.1
157,947 30.2%
365,158 69.8%
42,597 8.1%
183,672
2.81
135,289 73.7%
111,046 82.1%
12,633 9.3%
48,383 26.3%

2022 Housing Data for Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units395,967 
Median Value$242,027 
Occupied367,87792.9%
Vacant28,0907.1%
Owned249,01667.7%
Rented118,86132.3%
Median Rent$1,040 
Single-Family Units281,36271.1%
    Detached263,82666.6%
    Attached17,5364.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units56,86314.4%
Mobile Homes33,5278.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00023,5746.4%
$10,000 to $14,99917,2434.7%
$15,000 to $19,99916,0644.4%
$20,000 to $24,99914,3333.9%
$25,000 to $29,99915,1724.1%
$30,000 to $34,99915,8454.3%
$35,000 to $39,99914,2093.9%
$40,000 to $44,99914,8204.0%
$45,000 to $49,99914,2493.9%
$50,000 to $59,99929,3728.0%
$60,000 to $74,99935,2119.6%
$75,000 to $99,99947,31212.9%
$100,000 to $124,99934,4129.4%
$125,000 to $149,99924,2996.6%
$150,000 to $199,99926,3517.2%
$200,000 or more25,4116.9%
Median Household Income63,738 
Per Capita Income36,165 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.87 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI19,5975.3%
Public Assistance14,0203.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps63,74717.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed197,15168.7%
Unemployed12,2674.3%
In Armed Forces3,0861.1%
Total Labor Force212,50474.0%
Not in Labor Force74,48826.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 30.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector138,368114,90654.6%
Non-Profit13,14124,54334.9%
Self-Employed22,73815,93558.8%
Local Government15,61819,49744.5%
State Government12,66016,61243.2%
Federal Government17,83810,89962.1%
Total Private + Self161,106130,84155.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.59,25771,55145.3%
Total220,363202,39252.1%
Pct. Govt.22.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts64,81415.3%
Sales and Office Occupations88,61020.9%
Professional, Technical118,48028.0%
Service Occupations76,40218.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,5600.4%
All others75,26217.8%
White Collar 64.2%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance65,974226.5%
Retail trade45,180155.1%
Educational services43,733150.1%
Professional, scientific, technical41,241141.6%
Accommodation and food services31,802109.2%
Public administration30,818105.8%
Construction29,164100.1%
Other services23,08979.3%
Manufacturing19,62467.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.19,19065.9%
Finance and insurance17,06358.6%
Transportation and warehousing14,50049.8%
Arts, entertainment, recreation9,53832.7%
Wholesale trade9,12931.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing7,69626.4%
Information7,08424.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4,08714.0%
Utilities3,31111.4%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1,1023.8%
Management2430.8%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican266,71329.12%
Puerto Rican6,4010.70%
Cuban3,6930.40%
Dominican1,8260.20%
Total Central American3,9150.43%
Costa Rican2580.03%
Guatemalan9710.11%
Honduran3010.03%
Nicaraguan6360.07%
Panamanian2100.02%
Salvadoran1,4080.15%
Other Central American1310.01%
Total South American5,9350.65%
Argentinean3730.04%
Bolivian4480.05%
Chilean6680.07%
Colombian2,0390.22%
Ecuadorian7350.08%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1,1030.12%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan5240.06%
Other South American450.00%
Other Hispanic168,19318.36%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese4,8500.53%
Filipino4,5490.50%
Chinese4,0260.44%
Indian3,0630.33%
Korean1,0500.11%
Japanese8800.10%
Thai3130.03%
Bangladeshi2350.03%
Laotian1420.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English633,95473.0%
Spanish183,13721.1%
Other25,4962.9%
Other Indo-European5,5670.6%
Vietnamese4,1800.5%
German, other Germanic2,9980.3%
Chinese2,7500.3%
Other Asian2,6760.3%
Tagalog2,4790.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German83,4309.1%
English74,7558.2%
Irish66,9347.3%
American35,4133.9%
Italian29,4133.2%
European16,2671.8%
French15,8391.7%
Scottish14,9891.6%
Polish12,6971.4%
Scotch-Irish8,8641.0%
Swedish8,2720.9%
Dutch7,1410.8%
Norwegian7,0400.8%
British6,2040.7%
Welsh4,8940.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen873,43995.4%
Not a citizen42,5294.6%
Native832,32290.9%
Foreign-born83,6469.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
24,078 3.8%40,009 6.3%151,925 23.9%202,581 31.8%120,489 18.9%97,492 15.3%
  Average years of education: 13.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 24,078 3.8%
9-12 Years 40,009 6.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 151,925 23.9%
Some College 202,581 31.8%
Bach. Degree 120,489 18.9%
Grad Degree 97,492 15.3%
Average years of education: 13.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 610,466 576,172 34,294 5.6%
1991 616,840 580,454 36,386 5.9%
1992 629,520 596,004 33,516 5.3%
1993 659,526 616,794 42,732 6.5%
1994 679,152 647,676 31,476 4.6%
1995 700,048 669,532 30,516 4.4%
1996 716,104 680,100 36,004 5.0%
1997 726,372 693,984 32,388 4.5%
1998 738,080 703,956 34,124 4.6%
1999 743,314 714,086 29,228 3.9%
2000 736,314 705,600 30,714 4.2%
2001 744,078 711,946 32,132 4.3%
2002 749,588 711,646 37,942 5.1%
2003 754,562 713,522 41,040 5.4%
2004 764,758 725,350 39,408 5.2%
2005 777,988 739,652 38,336 4.9%
2006 792,762 761,280 31,482 4.0%
2007 796,950 768,588 28,362 3.6%
2008 805,210 769,954 35,256 4.4%
2009 798,014 739,720 58,294 7.3%
2010 842,944 778,114 64,830 7.7%
2011 837,364 776,938 60,426 7.2%
2012 835,824 777,616 58,208 7.0%
2013 836,304 779,754 56,550 6.8%
2014 837,962 784,138 53,824 6.4%
2015 844,582 792,034 52,548 6.2%
2016 859,198 806,428 52,770 6.1%
2017 864,846 816,128 48,718 5.6%
2018 867,374 826,798 40,576 4.7%
2019 879,516 837,762 41,754 4.7%
2020 865,004 793,964 71,040 8.2%
2021 876,694 818,746 57,948 6.6%
2022 882,726 849,926 32,800 3.7%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com