Bernalillo County, New Mexico Population 2018

Bernalillo County, New Mexico's estimated population is 676,773 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bernalillo County, New Mexico is the 1st largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017676,7731,9960.30%
2016674,777-811-0.12%
2016675,5881,4880.22%
2015674,1001980.03%
2014673,902-12-0.00%
2013673,9141,5790.23%
2012672,3352,9990.45%
2011669,3365,3370.80%
2010663,999183,42238.17%
1990480,57760,87714.50%
1980419,700103,92632.91%
1970315,77453,57520.43%
1960262,199116,52679.99%
1950145,67376,282109.93%
194069,39123,96152.74%
193045,43015,57552.17%
192029,8556,24926.47%
191023,606-5,024-17.55%
190028,6307,71736.90%
189020,9133,68821.41%
188017,2259,634126.91%
18707,591-1,178-13.43%
18608,7691,01813.13%
18507,7510.00%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White487,865
Some Other Race91,066
American Indian and Alaska Native31,231
Two or More Races28,132
Black or African American19,647
Asian16,206
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander630

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Median Age

36.8


Total

35.5


Male

38.2


Female

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Adults

There are 520,253 adults, (95,818 of which are seniors) in Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

344,026

50.98%

Male

330,751

49.02%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Households and Families

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All62.4%37.6%
Male55.9%44.1%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Female49.9%50.1%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All262,5202.5362.4
Married108,5433.2578.5
Non Family102,1831.2750.7
Female36,4083.5449.9
Male15,3863.4755.9

3.23

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Households

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Education

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23,9905.27%
9th to 12th Grade30,4066.68%
High School Graduate107,24823.55%
Some College108,32623.79%
Associates Degree36,0917.93%
Bachelors Degree82,20818.05%
Graduate Degree67,06714.73%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White211,442203,90098,561
Hispanic197,064155,26336,037
Other Race55,01641,2077,189
Native American19,21717,0203,792
Multiple Races13,07211,9404,170
Black12,06210,9333,544
Asian11,6929,7945,107
Islander31128025

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.61%.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,599$38,255$30,253
Less Than High School$19,264$21,956$14,190
High School Grad$26,689$30,287$22,412
Some College$30,575$35,530$26,642
Bachelors Degree$44,633$51,816$40,642
Graduate Degree$59,678$77,922$51,828

$33,599

Average Earnings

$38,255

Average Male

$30,253

Average Female

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Language

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Language by Age

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Language

69.41% of Bernalillo County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 30.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.02% of the population.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Poverty

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic327,55376,63623.40%
White266,83531,60611.84%
Other89,21125,99929.14%
Native30,2898,99929.71%
Multiple27,8495,62920.21%
Black19,0385,12626.93%
Asian15,9681,5079.44%
Islander6227011.25%

18.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.45%

Male Poverty Rate

19.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bernalillo County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bernalillo County, New Mexico is Native, with 29.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bernalillo County, New Mexico is Asian, with 9.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.51%.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.24%
High School17.32%
Some College14.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.83%
Male Unemployed33.49%
Female Employed10.44%
Male Employed9.31%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Income

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,994$67,191
Families$61,503$79,851
Married Families$78,208$96,367
Non Families$31,923$44,111

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Marital Status

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans by War

49,892

Number of Veterans

45,328

Male Veterans

4,564

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam18,574
First Gulf War10,646
Second Gulf War8,419
Korea4,706
World War II2,711

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5412,252
65 to 7412,139
75+10,684
55 to 6410,139
18 to 344,678

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White41,09310.68%
Hispanic15,2236.52%
Other3,1834.88%
Black2,11814.88%
Indian1,7057.34%
2 or More1,2847.74%
Asian4943.78%
Hawaiian153.87%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

8.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Employment Status

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Employment by Age

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bernalillo County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Albuquerque546135559277131422.41%
Rio Rancho 873619602886679.92%
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque60296062330.55%
Edgewood 37333805721.93%
Tijeras54254310.18%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990