Albuquerque employment information

IndexAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$26,876$23,948$28,555
Median household income$47,413$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,385$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,062$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$33,574$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$25,659$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate5.5%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level18.5%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Albuquerque is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Albuquerque is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Albuquerque is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Albuquerque is 18% higher than the national average.

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Albuquerque median earnings by income bracket

Albuquerque employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%1.1%
Manufacturing sector7.8%0.8%
Financial & insurance services2.4%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%11.5%
Public administration7.3%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%1.7%
Education, health & social services15.3%38.3%
Other34.3%32.0%

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Sandia Heights, NM3,239$105,06896%
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Corrales, NM8,426$69,56330%
Tijeras, NM418$65,41722%
Albuquerque, NM553,576$47,41311%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Tucson, AZ525,031$37,14931%
Las Vegas, NV597,353$50,9035%
Milwaukee, WI598,078$35,48934%
Oklahoma City, OK600,729$47,00412%
Fresno, CA506,132$41,45522%
Albuquerque, NM553,576$47,41311%
Source: The Albuquerque, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.