Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM

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2022 Population
99,369
0.151% 1-year decline
US Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ben Ray Luján
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
1.29% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21%
5.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$49,419
5.63% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$272,600
14.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
45,489
1.5% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM had a population of 99.4k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $49,419. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM declined from 99,519 to 99,369, a −0.151% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,786 to $49,419, a 5.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (35.5%), White (Hispanic) (24%), Two+ (Hispanic) (18.4%), Other (Hispanic) (11%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.91%).

28.6% of the households in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.9% of the residents in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM are University of New Mexico-Main Campus (5,350 degrees awarded in 2022), Carrington College-Albuquerque (238 degrees), and Brookline College-Albuquerque (183 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was $272,600, and the homeownership rate was 54.8%.

Most people in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM is home to a population of 99.4k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.49% of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM residents were born outside of the country (8.44k people).

In 2022, there were 1.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.3k people) in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.9k White (Hispanic) and 18.2k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM are Spanish (22,970 households), Navajo (653 households), and Other Native Languages of North America (522 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
49,036
Women
49.6%
49,730
Men
50.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 98,766 inhabitants, with 50.4% men, and 49.6% women.

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Citizenship

95.9%
2022 Citizenship
95.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.9% of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35.3k ± 1.58k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    23.9k ± 2.15k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    18.2k ± 2.44k
54.6%
Hispanic Population
54.3k people

In 2022, there were 1.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.3k people) in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.9k White (Hispanic) and 18.2k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

54.6% of the people in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM are hispanic (54.3k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,176 ± 1,719 people
  2. Vietnam
    274 ± 406 people
  3. Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
    249 ± 387 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was Mexico, the natal country of 5,176 Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM residents, followed by Vietnam with 274 and Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) with 249.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.49%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.44k people
8.62%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.58k people

As of 2022, 8.49% of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM residents (8.44k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was 8.62%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    22,970 households (24.2%)
  2. Navajo
    653 households (0.688%)
  3. Other Native Languages of North America
    522 households (0.55%)

28.6% of the households in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was Spanish. 24.2% of the households in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,725 ± 296
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,206 ± 305
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    703 ± 235

Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM employs 45.5k people. The largest industries in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM are Restaurants & Food Services (4,020 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,415 people), and Construction (2,532 people), and the highest paying industries are Insurance carriers ($130,938), Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($117,248), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($116,081).

Males in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM have an average income that is 1.07 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,430. The income inequality in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.487, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
22,403
Women
48.7%
23,639
Men
51.3%

The workforce of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM in 2020 was 46,042 people, with 48.7% woman, and 51.3% men.

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Occupations

45.5k
2022 Value
−1.5%
1 Year decline
± −1.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM declined at a rate of −1.5%, from 46.2k employees to 45.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM, are Postsecondary teachers (1,042 people), Customer service representatives (1,019 people), and Registered nurses (1,006 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

45.5k
2022 Value
−1.5%
1 Year decline
± −1.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM declined at a rate of −1.5%, from 46.2k employees to 45.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,020 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,415 people), and Construction (2,532 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM, though some of these residents may live in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,745
Median earning men ± $2,035
$33,278
Median earning women ± $1,795

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($67,955), Manufacturing ($59,961), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($58,528).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($60,340), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,329), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,282).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.72%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 860k people employed in New Mexico. This represents a 2.72% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Mexico went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing the state of New Mexico. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Mexico

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Martin Heinrich
Senator from New Mexico1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Ray Luján
Senator from New Mexico2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing New Mexico.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Mexico

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM awarded 5,825 degrees. The student population of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 9,420 male students and 13,583 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM are Hispanic or Latino (2,609 and 47%), followed by White (1,977 and 35.6%), American Indian or Alaska Native (290 and 5.23%), and Asian (244 and 4.4%).

The largest universities in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM by number of degrees awarded are University of New Mexico-Main Campus (5,350 and 91.8%), Carrington College-Albuquerque (238 and 4.09%), and Brookline College-Albuquerque (183 and 3.14%).

The most popular majors in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM are General Business Administration & Management (683 and 11.7%), Registered Nursing (677 and 11.6%), and General Psychology (417 and 7.16%).

The median tuition cost in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM for a public four year colleges is $6,803 for in-state students and $25,139 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM, the percentage of applicants admitted was 96.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 28.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 23,003 (41% men and 59% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 23,003 students enrolled in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM, 41% men and 59% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 10,575 records, of which 61.3% were women and 38.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 556 degrees awarded
  2. 460 degrees awarded
  3. 398 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was Registered Nursing with 556 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,350 degrees awarded
  2. 238 degrees awarded
  3. 183 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of New Mexico-Main Campus with 5,350 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,135 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM, which is 0.579 times less than the 3,690 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 2,609 degrees mean that there were 1.32 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,977 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,803) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,273) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,194) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.981% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.4% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM in 2022 were Some college (20.6k), High School or Equivalent (17.5k), and Bachelors Degree (15.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was $272,600 in 2022, which is 0.967 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $238,600 to $272,600, a 14.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM is 54.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM is $49,419. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was Albuquerque NW PUMA, NM with a value of $79,788, followed by Albuquerque Far NE PUMA, NM and Sandoval County New Mexico PUMA, NM, with respective values of $78,310 and $76,424.

Property

$272,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,299
$24,486
Median Property Taxes
±$1,255

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Rent vs Own

54.8%
Homeownership
2022
67.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.8% of the housing units in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was Albuquerque NW PUMA, NM with a value of $79,788, followed by Albuquerque Far NE PUMA, NM and Sandoval County New Mexico PUMA, NM, with respective values of $78,310 and $76,424.

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Household Income

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$49,419
Median Household Income
± $2,902
44.7k
Number of Households
± 1,725

In 2022, the median household income of the 44.7k households in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM grew to $49,419 from the previous year's value of $46,786.

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Wage Distribution

0.487
2022 Wage GINI in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM
0.486
2021 Wage GINI in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM

In 2022, the income inequality in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was 0.487 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.199% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.2%)
  3. Carpooled (7.37%)

In 2022, 72% of workers in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.2%) and those who carpooled to work (7.37%).

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM (20.3k out of 96.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

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Health

91.2% of the population of Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM has health coverage, with 39.3% on employee plans, 25.6% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.57% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see 1316 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.5% decrease from the previous year (1336 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1449 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 238 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,316 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Mexico

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see an average of 1,316 patients per year. This represents a 1.5% decrease from the previous year (1,336 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.7% under 18 years, 25.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.77%
Uninsured
39.3%
Employer Coverage
25.6%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.57%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Albuquerque N Central PUMA, NM declined by 1.98% from 8.95% to 8.77%.

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