Albuquerque is a very large city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 561,008 people and 167 constituent neighborhoods, Albuquerque is the largest community in New Mexico.
Albuquerque real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Albuquerque house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Albuquerque has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.35% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
One thing noticeable about Albuquerque, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Albuquerque is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Albuquerque a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Albuquerque is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
The citizens of Albuquerque are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.40% of adults in Albuquerque have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Albuquerque in 2018 was $33,494, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,976 for a family of four. However, Albuquerque contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Albuquerque is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque, accounting for 49.80% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Albuquerque residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Albuquerque include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Albuquerque is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.