Albuquerque, NM Population

By | June 21, 2019

Population: 448,607. Estimated population in July 2020: 494,236 (+10.2% change)
Males: 217,887 (48.6%), Females: 230,720 (51.4%)

The city of Albuquerque is located in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in New Mexico, including top 10 cities by population and area of New Mexico.

Zip codes: 87102, 87104, 87105, 87106, 87107, 87108, 87109, 87110, 87111, 87112, 87113, 87114, 87116, 87118, 87120, 87121, 87122, 87123.

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $38,272
Median house value: $127,600

Races in Albuquerque:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.9%)
  • Hispanic (39.9%)
  • Other race (14.8%)
  • American Indian (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (12.6%), Irish (9.2%), English (9.0%), United States (4.1%), Italian (3.7%), French (2.6%).

Elevation: 4955 feet

Land area: 180.6 square miles

Map of Albuquerque, NM

Population

For population 25 years and over in Albuquerque

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albuquerque city

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

8.9% Foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +61,121 (+15.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Albuquerque:

  • CARRIE TINGLEY HOSPITAL (1127 UNIVERSITY BLVD NE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (7000 JEFFERSON NE)
  • HEART HOSPITAL OF NEW MEXICO (504 ELM STREET)
  • INTEGRATED SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF ALBUQ (235 ELM ST NE)
  • KASEMAN PRESBY HOSP (8300 CONSTITUTION NE)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL ALBUQUERQUE (700 HIGH ST NE)
  • LOVELACE HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (5400 GIBSON BLVD SE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (806 CENTRAL AVE SE)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (801 VASSAR DR NE)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (1100 CENTRAL AVE SE)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (601 DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE NE)
  • ST JOSEPH NORTHEAST HEIGHTS HOSPITAL (4701 MONTGOMERY BLVD NE)
  • ST JOSEPH REHAB HOSP AND OUTPATIENT CT (505 ELM STREET NE)
  • ST JOSEPH WEST MESA HOSPITAL (10501 GOLF COURSE RD NW)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO HOSPITAL (2211 LOMAS BLVD N E)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Albuquerque:

  • ALBUQUERQUE INTL SUNPORT (about 6 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Abbreviation: ABQ)
  • SIERRA BLANCA REGIONAL (about 137 miles; RUIDOSO, NM; Abbreviation: SRR)
  • FOUR CORNERS REGIONAL (about 158 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; Abbreviation: FMN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Albuquerque:

  • DOUBLE EAGLE II (about 13 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Abbreviation: AEG)
  • MID VALLEY AIRPARK (about 27 miles; LOS LUNAS, NM; Abbreviation: E98)
  • SANDIA AIRPARK ESTATES EAST (about 31 miles; EDGEWOOD, NM; Abbreviation: 1N1)
Amtrak station:
ALBUQUERQUE (214 FIRST ST. SW). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Albuquerque:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 18,780; Public; Website: www.unm.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 9,188; Location: 525 BUENA VISTA SE; Public; Website: www.tvi.cc.nm.us)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 3,261; Location: 7471 PAN AMERICAN FWY NE; Private, for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • PIMA MEDICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 385; Location: 2201 SAN PEDRO NE BLDG 3 STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pimamedical.com)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 379; Location: 5100 MASTHEAD STREET NE; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.ITT-TECH.EDU)
  • NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY-ALBUQUERQUE (Full-time enrollment: 370; Location: 4775 INDIAN SCHOOL ROAD NE, SUITE 200; Private, for-profit)
  • CENTURY UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 356; Location: 6400 UPTOWN BLVD NE STE 398W; Private, for-profit; Website: centuryuniversity.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • THE ART CENTER DESIGN COLLEGE-ALBUQUERQUE (Full-time enrollment: 297; Location: 5041 INDIAN SCHOOL NE STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.theartcenter.com)
  • SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 294; Location: 9169 COORS RD NW; Public; Website: www.sipi.bia.edu)
  • METROPOLITAN COLLEGE OF COURT REPORTING (Full-time enrollment: 265; Location: 1717 LOUISIANA BLVD NE STE 207; Private, not-for-profit)
  • INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHINESE MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 115; Location: 4600 Montgomery Blvd NE 1-1; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • DE WOLFF COLLEGE HAIR STYLING AND COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 111; Location: 1500 EUBANK N E; Private, for-profit)
  • SOUTHWEST HEALTH CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 78; Location: 5981 JEFFERSON NE SUITE A & B; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.SWHCI.COM)
  • INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHINESE MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 54; Location: 4600 MONTGOMERY STE 1-1; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.thuntek.net/iccm; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SOUTHWEST ACUPUNCTURE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 43; Location: 4308 Carlisle NE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.acupuncturecollege.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • NAZARENE BIBLE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 35; Location: 2315 MARKHAM RD SW; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ALBUQUERQUE BARBER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 27; Location: 525 SAN PEDRO NE STE 104; Private, for-profit)
  • TOTAL TRAVEL ACADEMY DBA BOLACK TOTAL TRAVEL ACAD (Location: 6916 MONTGOMERY NE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.Bolack.com)
  • NEW MEXICO REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE (Location: 8205 SPAIN NE STE 109; Private, for-profit)
  • WESTERN TRUCK SCHOOL (Location: 5048 EDITH BLVD NE UNIT D; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Albuquerque:

  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 111 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,278)
  • SAN JUAN COLLEGE (about 157 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • ADAMS STATE COLLEGE (about 171 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,147)
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE (about 173 miles; DURANGO, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 195 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 195 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 230 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,071)

Biggest public high schools in Albuquerque:

  • CIBOLA HIGH (Students: 2,788; Location: 1510 ELLISON DRIVE NW; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST MESA HIGH (Students: 2,586; Location: 6701 FORTUNA RD. NW; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ELDORADO HIGH (Students: 2,222; Location: 11300 MONTGOMERY NE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LA CUEVA HIGH (Students: 2,151; Location: 7801 WILSHIRE NE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SANDIA HIGH (Students: 2,144; Location: 7801 CANDELARIA NE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • VALLEY HIGH (Students: 1,992; Location: 1505 CANDELARIA RD. NW; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MANZANO HIGH (Students: 1,975; Location: 12200 LOMAS BLVD. NE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HIGHLAND HIGH (Students: 1,967; Location: 4700 COAL AVENUE SE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIO GRANDE HIGH (Students: 1,899; Location: 2300 ARENAL ROAD SW; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ALBUQUERQUE HIGH (Students: 1,755; Location: 800 ODELIA RD. NE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Albuquerque:

  • HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS INC (Students: 1,164; Location: 6800 PALOMAS AVENUE NE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ALBUQUERQUE ACADEMY (Students: 1,033; Location: 6400 WYOMING BLVD NE; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • ST. PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,018; Location: 5301 ST. JOSEPH DRIVE NW; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • SANDIA PREPARATORY (Students: 566; Location: 532 OSUNA RD NE; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • MENAUL SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 301 MENAUL NE; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • EVANGEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 252; Location: 4501 MONTGOMERY ST N E; Grades: KG – 12)
  • TEMPLE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 235; Location: 1620 SAN PEDRO NE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 220 EL PUEBLO ROAD NW; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ALB. COUNTRY DAY (Students: 101; Location: 5801 CARMEL NE; Grades: 1 – 12)
  • HOPE CONNECTION (Students: 80; Location: 4700 EUBANK NE; Grades: 8 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Albuquerque:

  • PAINTED SKY ELEM (Students: 1,250; Location: 8101 GAVIN ST. NW; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JAMES MONROE MIDDLE (Students: 1,112; Location: 6100 PARADISE BLVD. NW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • L.B. JOHNSON MIDDLE (Students: 1,077; Location: 6811 TAYLOR RANCH DR. NW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EISENHOWER MIDDLE (Students: 1,027; Location: 11001 CAMERO RD. NE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SEVEN-BAR ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,022; Location: 4501 SEVEN BAR LOOP NW; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DESERT RIDGE MIDDLE (Students: 981; Location: 8400 BARSTOW NE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JIMMY CARTER MIDDLE (Students: 972; Location: 8901 BLUEWATER NE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MARY ANN BINFORD ELE (Students: 966; Location: 1400 CORRIZ SW; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SIERRA VISTA ELEM (Students: 909; Location: 10220 PASEO DEL NORTE NW; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TRUMAN MIDDLE (Students: 884; Location: 9400 BENAVIDES ROAD SW; Grades: PK – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Albuquerque:

  • ST MARY ELEM & MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 612; Location: 224 SEVENTH STREET NW; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ANNUNCIATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 498; Location: 2610 UTAH NORTHEAST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • BRIGHT BEGINNINGS CHILD (Students: 429; Location: 4910 KACHINA NW; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MANZANO DAY SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: 1801 CENTRAL AVE NW; Grades: PK – 5)
  • QUEEN OF HEAVEN (Students: 388; Location: 5303 PHOENIX N E; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO ELEM SCH (Students: 380; Location: 1801 HAZELDINE SE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ALBUQUERQUE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 7201 MONTGOMERY BLVD NE #B; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA ELEM SCH (Students: 278; Location: 4020 LOMAS BLVD NE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • EASTERN HILLS BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 3100 MORRIS NE; Grades: PK – 3)
  • BOSQUE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: 8300 PHOENIX NE; Grades: 6 – 11)

Libraries

Library in Albuquerque:

  • ALBUQUERQUE/BERNALILLO COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $8,071,526; Location: 501 COPPER AVE. NW; 1,340,000 books; 8,200 audio materials; 1,400 video materials; 500 serial subscriptions)