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Bernalillo County, New Mexico

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 676,444
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 662,564
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 47,124
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 10.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 300,842
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 63.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $205,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,351
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $440
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $892
Building permits, 2021 1,924
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 272,528
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 28.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 83.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 90.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 35.3%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 10.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 61.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 58.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,064,474
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,259,927
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,001,056
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 10,171,296
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $14,996
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 22.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $54,308
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $31,229
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 15,823
Total employment, 2020 278,030
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 12,755,796
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 1.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 43,264
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 12,236
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,978
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,563
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,601
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,484
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 855
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,331
Population per square mile, 2020 582.5
Population per square mile, 2010 570.8
Land area in square miles, 2020 1,161.25
Land area in square miles, 2010 1,160.83
FIPS Code 35001
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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