Bernalillo County NM Information


Bernalillo County Subdivisions

Bernalillo County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 686,270
Daytime Population: Workers 345,731
Daytime Population: Residents 369,354
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 715,085
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 674,325
Population in Familes 517,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,945
Population Density2 591
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $49,510
Average Household Income $67,839
Per Capita Income $27,289


Total Housing Units 291,916 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169,868 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 102,876 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 19,172 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $197,975
Average Home Value $243,415


Total Households 272,744
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 164,560
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.49% 0.46%
Households 0.35% 0.37%
Families 0.04% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


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, 2017 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 Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 3 94th
Median Household Income # 5 88th
Per Capita Income # 4 91st

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