Bernalillo County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Bernalillo County?

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There are 693,611 residents in Bernalillo County, with a median age of 40. Of this, 48.96% are males and 51.04% are females. US-born citizens make up 88.82% of the resident pool in Bernalillo County, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.06%. Additionally, 5.12% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 587,995 people in Bernalillo County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 693,611 0.3%
Male Population 339,625 0.3%
Female Population 353,986 0.3%
Male population 48.96%
Female population 51.04%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40 0.0%
Citizen US Born 616,069 0.4%
Citizen not US Born 42,056 6.7%
Not Citizen 35,486 -7.7%
Citizen US Born 88.82%
Citizen not US Born 6.06%
Not Citizen 5.12%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 3,652 6.4%
Moved from Same County 65,265 -5.2%
Moved from Same State 12,095 2.9%
Moved from Different State 17,800 -2.0%
Same House as Last Year 587,995 1.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.53%
Moved from Same County 9.5%
Moved from Same State 1.76%
Moved from Different State 2.59%
Same House as Last Year 85.61%

What are the employment statistics in Bernalillo County?

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White-collar workers make up 83.61% of the working population in Bernalillo County, while blue-collar employees account for 16.39%. There are also 29,703 entrepreneurs in Bernalillo County (9.1% of the workforce); 197,245 workers employed in private companies (60.42%); and 67,726 people working in governmental institutions (20.75%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 272,936 0.7%
Blue Collar 53,515 0.0%
White Collar 83.61%
Blue Collar 16.39%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 29,703 3.0%
Private Companies 197,245 -1.3%
Governmental Workers 67,726 2.8%
Not for Profit Companies 31,777 6.0%
Self Employees 9.1%
Private Companies 60.42%
Governmental Workers 20.75%
Not for Profit Companies 9.73%

How many households are there in Bernalillo County?

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There are a total of 278,033 households in Bernalillo County, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 58.61% of these Bernalillo County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 41.39%. Additionally, 27.36% of households have children and 72.64% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 278,033 2.0%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.6%
Family Households 162,966 0.4%
Non-family Households 115,067 4.3%
Family Households 58.61%
Non-family Households 41.39%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 76,060 -0.7%
Households without Children 201,973 3.0%
Households with Children 27.36%
Households without Children 72.64%

What are the median and average incomes in Bernalillo County?

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The average annual household income in Bernalillo County is $77,214, while the median household income sits at $56,019 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $61,923, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $63,424. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $31,748 and $45,700, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $77,214 1.1%
Median Household Income $56,019 7.9%
People below Poverty Level 106,115 -4.5%
People above Poverty Level 572,373 1.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Bernalillo County?

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There are 301,267 housing units in Bernalillo County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1982. Of the 278,033 occupied housing units in Bernalillo County, 63.79% are owner-occupied, while 36.21% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 63.85% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $217,700. In general, housing costs reach $975 per month in Bernalillo County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 301,267 0.6%
Median Year Built 1982 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 9,746 6.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 13,367 1.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 33,914 3.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 31,343 -0.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 56,602 0.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 47,545 -0.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 49,029 0.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 46,203 -3.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 13,518 13.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 278,033 2.0%
Owner Occupied 177,369 2.6%
Renter Occupied 100,664 1.0%
Owner Occupied 63.79%
Renter Occupied 36.21%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 113,253 1.8%
Without Mortgage 64,116 3.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $217,700 0.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $206,150 2.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $975 5.8%
With Mortgage 63.85%
Without Mortgage 36.15%

What is the level of education in Bernalillo County?

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Approximately 29.8% of the population in Bernalillo County holds a high school degree (that's 166,623 residents), while 27.41% have attained a college certificate (153,291 locals) and 17.69% have a bachelor's degree (98,942 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 19,649 -7.4%
Some High School 166,623 -1.9%
Some College 153,291 2.4%
Associate Degree 45,143 6.3%
Bachelor's Degree 98,942 5.0%
Graduate Degree 75,581 1.9%
No High School 3.51%
Some High School 29.8%
Some College 27.41%
Associate Degree 8.07%
Bachelor's Degree 17.69%
Graduate Degree 13.52%

What is the marital status of Bernalillo County residents?

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A total of 209,875 people in Bernalillo County have never been married (which represents 36.35% of the total population), while 244,490 of them are wedded (42.35%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 8,250 (1.43%) and 81,896 (14.18%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 209,875 2.2%
Married 244,490 -1.7%
Separated 8,250 -5.2%
Widowed 32,843 1.5%
Divorced 81,896 4.0%
Never Married 36.35%
Married 42.35%
Separated 1.43%
Widowed 5.69%
Divorced 14.18%

What are the most common means of transportation in Bernalillo County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Bernalillo County use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 286,112 residents commute by car, 5,507 prefer going to work by walking and 4,538 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 286,112 -1.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 4,538 -9.9%
Railroad 29 20.8%
Ferryboat 58 48.7%
Bicycle 2,729 -13.7%
Motorcycle 949 14.3%
TaxiCab 157 3.3%
Walk 5,507 -1.8%

What is the median and average household income in Bernalillo County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
87008 2,541 1,149 $99,018.00 $109,449.00
87015 15,012 6,066 $62,058.00 $73,770.00
87022 773 314 $36,964.00 $45,788.00
87026 4,077 1,081 $34,522.00 $54,296.00
87047 4,554 1,837 $92,043.00 $107,340.00
87059 9,646 4,117 $79,880.00 $92,799.00
87102 19,486 9,451 $30,958.00 $44,888.00
87104 13,679 5,801 $58,715.00 $78,899.00
87105 57,365 19,317 $41,810.00 $55,366.00
87106 25,299 11,480 $43,360.00 $64,670.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 87008 87015 87022 87026 87047 87059 87102 87104 87105 87106 87107 87108 87109 87110 87111 87112 87113 87114 87116 87117 87120 87121 87122 87123

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