Albuquerque, NM has a population of 556,859 and is the 32nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,975 per sq mi which is 17256% higher than the New Mexico average and 3183% higher than the national average. The median age in Albuquerque is 36 which is approximately 3% lower than the New Mexico average of 37. In Albuquerque, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 71% speak English and 24% speak Spanish. 52% of Albuquerque residents were born in New Mexico, 36% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.