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The Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan area in central New Mexico that covers four counties - Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 729,649. The July 1, 2008 MSA population was estimated at 845,913 by the United States Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program.[1]

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As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 729,649 people, 281,052 households, and 186,540 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 69.74% White, 2.47% African American, 5.53% Native American, 1.64% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 16.37% from other races, and 4.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 41.48% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $37,071, and the median income for a family was $41,804. Males had a median income of $32,563 versus $24,462 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,211.

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Albuquerque MSA Estimated Employment (August 2006)

Bernalillo County 304,855
Sandoval County 48,055
Torrance County 7,366
Valencia County 30,591
Total 390,867
Source: New Mexico Department of Labor [1]

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The Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan area in central New Mexico centered on the city of Albuquerque that covers four counties - Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 729,649. A July 1, 2009 United States Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 857,903.[1]

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Counties

Communities

Cities

Towns

Villages

Census-designated places

Future developments

Mesa del Sol in Albuquerque is planned for 100,000 inhabitants and is New Mexico largest planned development.[2]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 729,649 people, 281,052 households, and 186,540 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 69.74% White, 2.47% African American, 5.53% Native American, 1.64% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 16.37% from other races, and 4.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 41.48% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $37,071, and the median income for a family was $41,804. Males had a median income of $32,563 versus $24,462 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,211.

Labor Force

Albuquerque MSA Estimated Employment (August 2006)

Bernalillo County 304,855
Sandoval County 48,055
Torrance County 7,366
Valencia County 30,591
Total 390,867
Source: New Mexico Department of Labor [1]

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References


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