StatisticAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)2,9751791
Median age36.037.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%42%43%
Speak English71%65%79%
Speak Spanish24%28%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Albuquerque is 17399% higher than New Mexico
  • The median age in Albuquerque is 3% lower than New Mexico
  • In Albuquerque 72.06% of the population is White
  • In Albuquerque 3.28% of the population is Black
  • In Albuquerque 2.60% of the population is Asian

Compare Albuquerque, NM Demographics


      Albuquerque population breakdown by race

      RaceAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
      American Indian4.45%9.28%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.11%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race4.38%3.26%3.06%
      Other race13.12%10.49%4.75%
      In Albuquerque, 47.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Albuquerque age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Albuquerque, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).