Bernalillo County NM Information


Bernalillo County Subdivisions

Bernalillo County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 680,438
Population in Households 668,494
Population in Familes 513,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,944
Population Density1 586
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 271,741
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 164,665
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 291,318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165,072 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 106,669 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 19,577 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $197,293
Average Home Value $240,475


Median Household Income $48,642
Average Household Income $67,625
Per Capita Income $27,337
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.37%
Households 0.34% 0.32%
Families 0.05% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bernalillo County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bernalillo County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 3 94th
Median Household Income # 6 85th
Per Capita Income # 4 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.