StatisticSandiaAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
Population density (sq mi)3,6492,97517
Median age38.736.037.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%46%42%
Speak Englishn/a71%65%
Speak Spanishn/a24%28%

Key findings

  • The population density in Sandia is 23% higher than Albuquerque
  • The median age in Sandia is 8% higher than Albuquerque
  • In Sandia 77.86% of the population is White
  • In Sandia 0.66% of the population is Black
  • In Sandia 1.24% of the population is Asian

Compare Albuquerque, NM Demographics


      Sandia population breakdown by race

      RaceSandiaAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
      American Indian11.35%4.45%9.28%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.06%
      Mixed race3.51%4.38%3.26%
      Other race5.38%13.12%10.49%
      In Sandia, 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

      Sandia age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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