Albuquerque, New Mexico - Facts & Figures
Albuquerque, New Mexico is the embodiment of Southwestern America. Steeped in Native American and Spanish roots, it offers festivals, food, museums and visits to reservations to educate and entertain its heavy amount of tourists, as well as provide a lively and relaxed atmosphere for residents. Additionally, Albuquerque's amazing weather (sunny, blue skies 310 days per year) allows the addition of agriculture, resorts, spas, golf courses and outdoor recreation to their economy. With a lower unemployment rate than the national average and a low income tax percentage, Albuquerque encourages population, business, and economic growth; it has the honor of being frequently selected as "best city for business."
- Population: 552,804
- Industries: government, services, trade, agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, and research and development, small business
- Area Codes: 505
- ZIP Codes: 87101, 87108, 87109, 87181, 87124, 87131, 87144, 87158, 87174, 87199
- Surrounding Cities: Phoenix AZ, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque NM, North Valley NM, South Valley NM, Corrales NM, Carnuel NM, Pueblo of Sandia Village NM, Rio Rancho NM, Tijeras NM