Sandia Heights, New Mexico Population 2024

3,299

Sandia Heights is a city located in Bernalillo County and Sandoval County New Mexico. Sandia Heights has a 2024 population of 3,299. Sandia Heights is currently growing at a rate of 1.45% annually and its population has increased by 6.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,111 in 2020.

The average household income in Sandia Heights is $181,773 with a poverty rate of 3.51%. The median age in Sandia Heights is 61.7 years: 61.3 years for males, and 61.8 years for females.

Sandia Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sandia Heights was:

  • White: 76.72%
  • Two or more races: 9.61%
  • Other race: 6.05%
  • Asian: 5.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.53%
  • Native American: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,787.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.04% (188)
The current population of Sandia Heights, New Mexico is 3,299 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,111.

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,45976.72%
Two or more races3089.61%
Other race1946.05%
Asian1665.18%
Black or African American491.53%
Native American290.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sandia Heights Population by Race

Sandia Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Sandia Heights Median Age

61.7

Total

61.3

Male

61.8

Female

Sandia Heights Adults

There are 2,795 adults, (1,425 of whom are seniors) in Sandia Heights.

Sandia Heights Age Dependency

133.9

Age Dependency Ratio

104

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandia Heights Sex Ratio

Female1,62850.8%
Male1,57749.2%

Sandia Heights Population by Age

Sandia Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4552.295.54.5
Married1,0002.5197.52.5
Non Family3941.3892.67.4
Male342.5667.632.4
Female272.31000

2.49

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

95.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sandia Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade873.2%
Associates Degree1535.62%
Bachelors Degree64223.59%
Graduate Degree1,29047.39%
High School Graduate1385.07%
Less Than 9th Grade60.22%
Some College40614.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sandia Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandia Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0192,0191,522
Hispanic310288218
2+ Races183161100
Other Race1589360
Asian123117107
Black494913
Native American292919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.99%.

Sandia Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$75,769$99,083$44,861
Graduate Degree$134,792$152,813$82,200
High School Graduate$37,375$43,750$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$83,917$117,174$63,300
Some College$23,945$0$27,250

$83,917

Average Earnings

$117,174

Average Male

$63,300

Average Female

Sandia Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandia Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sandia Heights Language

88.57% of Sandia Heights residents speak only English, while 11.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.21% of the population.

Sandia Heights Language

Sandia Heights Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,266401.77%
Other1943317.01%
Asian1662313.86%
Native291034.48%
Multiple30861.95%

3.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.02%

Male Poverty Rate

3.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandia Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandia Heights is Native, with 34.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandia Heights is White, with 1.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.17%.

Sandia Heights Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
High School30.43%
Some College4.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Sandia Heights Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed30%
Female Employed1.72%

Sandia Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandia Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Median
Mean
Families$178,075$206,197
Households$151,991$181,773
Married Families$178,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$62,727$114,205

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sandia Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

73.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.0%

Male Marriage Rate

72.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandia Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sandia Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sandia Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sandia Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

423

Number of Veterans

406

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

War
Veterans
Vietnam168
Second Gulf War141
Korea69
First Gulf War44
World War II10

Sandia Heights Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Age Group
Veterans
75+168
65 to 74112
35 to 54111
55 to 6432
18 to 340

Sandia Heights Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Veterans
% of Total
White35015.53%
Other Race7346.2%
Hispanic196.13%

Sandia Heights Veterans by Race

Sandia Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandia Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.9%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sandia Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sandia Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sandia Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

23.31%

Born in Sandia Heights

95.29%

Native Born

4.71%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

3.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.29% of Sandia Heights residents were born in the United States, with 23.31% having been born in New Mexico. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sandia Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,299471.45%
20233,252471.47%
20223,205953.05%
20213,110-1-0.03%
20203,111-460-12.88%
20193,5712056.09%
20183,366290.87%
20173,337180.54%
20163,319-58-1.72%
20153,3771384.26%
20143,239692.18%
20133,170-274-7.96%
20123,444-260-7.02%
20113,70451116%
20103,19300%

Sandia Heights Population by Year