Bernalillo County, New Mexico Population 2022

Bernalillo County, New Mexico's estimated population is 682,382 with a growth rate of 0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bernalillo County, New Mexico is the 2nd largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 663,923 and has seen a growth of 2.78% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18507,7510.00%
18608,7691,01813.13%
18707,591-1,178-13.43%
188017,2259,634126.91%
189020,9133,68821.41%
190028,6307,71736.90%
191023,606-5,024-17.55%
192029,8556,24926.47%
193045,43015,57552.17%
194069,39123,96152.74%
1950145,67376,282109.93%
1960262,199116,52679.99%
1970315,77453,57520.43%
1980419,700103,92632.91%
1990480,57760,87714.50%
2010663,923183,34638.15%
2011670,2836,3600.96%
2012673,6153,3320.50%
2013676,3262,7110.40%
2014675,957-369-0.05%
2015676,2482910.04%
2016677,6831,4350.21%
2017678,2035200.08%
2018678,034-169-0.02%
2019679,1211,0870.16%
2020680,2081,0870.16%
2021681,2951,0870.16%
2022682,3821,0870.16%
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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White476,80370.22%
Black or African American19,0022.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native31,5914.65%
Asian18,2712.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5560.08%
Some Other Race69,61110.25%
Two or More Races63,2039.31%
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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Population by Race

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Median Age

38


Total

36.6


Male

39.4


Female

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Adults

There are 531,331 adults, (110,885 of whom are seniors) in Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

346,283

51.00%

Male

332,754

49.00%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All63.3%36.7%
Male59.1%40.9%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Female49.7%50.3%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All272,5282.4663.3
Married105,1863.2381.7
Male16,5023.5359.1
Female37,5303.4949.7
Non Family113,3101.2551.3

3.2

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,7083.98%
9th to 12th Grade28,3166.03%
High School Graduate107,73022.92%
Some College108,59923.11%
Associates Degree40,7848.68%
Bachelors Degree91,78619.53%
Graduate Degree74,01615.75%
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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian13,23611,7226,989
White206,678199,406100,547
Black12,66911,6454,406
2+ Races35,63332,17610,825
Islander422382127
Hispanic210,101175,05145,727
Native American20,75218,5814,504
Other Race45,80035,1987,423

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.80%.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,313$41,477$33,565
Less Than 9th Grade$22,323$26,649$16,849
High School Graduate$28,044$30,956$24,327
Some College$33,288$39,245$29,946
Bachelors Degree$45,808$50,882$43,018
Graduate Degree$67,355$86,669$58,831

$37,313

Average Earnings

$41,477

Average Male

$33,565

Average Female

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Language

71.53% of Bernalillo County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 28.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.43% of the population.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Language

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native30,9056,77221.91%
Black18,2853,90921.38%
Hispanic338,17666,03819.53%
Islander5569917.81%
Multiple62,4029,60215.39%
Asian18,0841,94010.73%
White253,81426,95010.62%
Other17,218NaN%

15.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.55%

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 21.91% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.30%.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.54%
High School16.83%
Some College13.98%
Bachelors or Greater6.05%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.05%
Male Unemployed29.90%
Female Employed9.38%
Female Unemployed28.41%

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

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,308$74,163
Families$69,003$89,112
Married Families$87,778$108,766
Non Families$35,072$49,559
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Income by Household Type

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico 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 45-54.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Marital Status

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47,124

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9,963
First Gulf War11,200
Vietnam17,303
Korea3,888
World War II1,369

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343,730
35 to 5411,332
55 to 649,128
65 to 7412,134
75+10,800

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White37,2299.82%
Black2,66018.46%
Native American1,4766.15%
Asian2541.74%
Islander183.77%
Other Race2,7735.26%
2+ Races2,7146.36%
Hispanic14,6195.94%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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7.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.49%

Born in Bernalillo County, New Mexico

90.05%

Native Born

9.95%

Foreign Born

5.20%

Non Citizen

4.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.05% of Bernalillo County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 54.49% having been born in New Mexico. 5.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Place of Birth

  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

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