Albuquerque metropolitan area

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Albuquerque Metropolitan Area
View of Albuquerque, from Pat Hurley Park
View of Albuquerque, from Pat Hurley Park
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Coordinates: 35°06′39″N 106°36′36″W / 35.11083°N 106.61000°W / 35.11083; -106.61000
Latitude and Longitude:

35°06′39″N 106°36′36″W / 35.11083°N 106.61000°W / 35.11083; -106.61000
National United States
States  New Mexico
Statistical Area Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM Combined Statistical Area
Principal counties
(cities)
Area
 • Total9,297 sq mi (24,080 km2)
Elevation5,312 ft (1,619 m)
Highest elevation10,678 ft (3,255 m)
Population
 • Total915,927 [1]
 • Density95/sq mi (37/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 ( Mountain Time Zone)
 • Summer ( DST) UTC−6 ( Mountain Daylight Time)

The Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan area in central New Mexico centered on the city of Albuquerque comprising four counties: Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia. As of the 2010 United States Census, the MSA had a population of 887,077. [2] The population is estimated to be 915,927 as of the July 1, 2018 Census estimate. [3] The Albuquerque MSA forms a part of the larger Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas combined statistical area.

Counties

Communities

Cities

Towns

Villages

Census-designated places

Partial inclusions and future developments

Neighboring Laguna Pueblo borders the metropolitan area, and part of its boundaries are included the metropolitan population. Most notably the area surrounding Route 66 Resort and Casino.

Mesa del Sol in Albuquerque and Santolina on the West Mesa in rural Bernalillo County are planned for 100,000 inhabitants each and are New Mexico's largest such planned developments. [4] [5]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
190028,630
191023,606−17.5%
192029,85526.5%
193045,43052.2%
194069,39152.7%
1950145,675109.9%
1960321,982121.0%
1970379,08517.7%
1980523,10538.0%
1990599,41614.6%
2000729,64921.7%
2010887,07721.6%
Est. 2019918,0183.5%
U.S. Decennial Census [6] [7]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 887,077 people, 347,366 households, and 222,811 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 69.63% White, 2.68% African American, 5.86% Native American, 2.02% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 15.40% from one other race, and 4.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 46.70% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $47,383 and the median income for a family was $59,158. Males had a median income of $31,486 versus $20,497 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $25,044. [8]

Labor Force

Albuquerque MSA Estimated Employment (August 2006)

Bernalillo County 304,855
Sandoval County 48,055
Torrance County 16,021
Valencia County 30,591
Total 399,522
Source: New Mexico Department of Labor [9]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Demographics". Albuquerque Business Expansion | Business Friendly Environment | Albuquerque Economic Development AED. Retrieved February 22, 2015.
  2. ^ "Census data" (PDF). www.census.gov. 2010. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  3. ^ List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas
  4. ^ Metcalf, Richard (March 1, 2008). "Mesa del Sol Reshapes Region". nreionline.com. Retrieved Mar 1, 2008.
  5. ^ "Santolina Master Plan". www.bernco.gov.
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  7. ^ "Cumulative Estimates of Resident Population Change and Rankings for Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2019. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  9. ^ "New Mexico Department of Labor". Archived from the original on 2000-05-10. Retrieved 2020-04-13.