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Living in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is the 28th most walkable large city in the US with 545,852 residents.

Albuquerque has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Albuquerque neighborhoods are Huning Highland Historic District, University Heights and Nob Hill.

Nearby Apartments

42 Walk Score of Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Highway Walkway in Albuquerque

Highway Walkway

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Copper Square

Most errands require a car in Albuquerque.

Albuquerque is the 28th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 42.

Albuquerque Apartments for Rent

Albuquerque Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Huning Highland Historic District 85 55 77 1,247
2 University Heights 83 48 88 2,367
3 Nob Hill 82 47 89 4,770
4 Highland Business 81 44 84 2,077
5 Downtown 78 52 85 2,300
6 Zuni 76 39 82 551
7 Silver Hill 76 48 83 2,275
8 Fair West 76 45 79 1,785
9 Barelas 76 45 84 3,354
10 Inez 76 35 79 1,022
11 Fair Heights 74 38 84 990
12 South San Pedro 74 42 78 8,922
13 Jeanne Bellamah East 73 32 60 1,152
14 Matheson Park 72 31 76 1,543
15 Sycamore 70 51 72 1,019
16 Conchas Park 70 31 67 1,375
17 Montogmery Park 70 39 72 999
18 Bel-Air 68 35 63 2,705
19 Candelmen 67 31 67 1,667
20 Enchanted Park 67 29 75 1,436
21 Huning Castle 65 41 86 1,057
22 Quigley Park 65 37 74 1,667
23 Wells Park 65 44 78 1,340
24 Uptown 64 39 83 4,845
25 North Easterns 64 31 82 2,920
26 Stardust Skies North 64 33 61 528
27 Indian Moon 63 28 80 1,341
28 Mesa Airriba 62 28 68 2,042
29 South Broadway 62 31 60 3,937
30 Princess Jeanne 62 32 64 2,411
31 Summit Park 62 36 84 2,481
32 Jackson Area 62 28 73 1,135
33 Classic Uptown 62 36 73 1,108
34 Sawmill Area 62 40 80 785
35 Sombra Del Monte 62 32 70 831
36 Snow Heights 61 32 78 1,980
37 Hoffmantown 61 31 67 1,475
38 Parkland Hills 61 38 79 2,778
39 Spruce Park 61 50 68 639
40 Boyds-Leslie Park 60 36 66 585
41 Alvarado Park 60 37 86 1,327
42 Hodgin 59 37 70 6,021
43 La Reina De Los Altos 59 28 64 1,680
44 Elder Homstead 59 36 71 1,819
45 San Gabriel 58 31 63 1,338
46 Loma Del Rey 57 31 58 2,353
47 Monkbridge Gardens 57 28 67 1,679
48 West Bluff 56 30 55 1,722
49 Stardust Skies Park 56 34 69 1,475
50 Alamosa 56 37 57 4,479
51 Cielito Lindo 56 31 59 1,254
52 Alta Monte 55 30 75 2,091
53 Eastridge 54 27 70 889
54 South Los Altos 54 41 61 3,848
55 Sandia Ridge 54 34 77 1,142
56 Montgomery Heights 54 32 80 1,176
57 Osuna Park Inc 54 31 67 2,385
58 Trumbull Village 53 42 63 10,012
59 La Mesa 53 43 59 7,827
60 McKinley 52 34 64 3,233
61 North Wyoming 52 24 71 4,449
62 Seven Bar Ranch 52 35 61 2,028
63 La Luz 52 29 64 594
64 Del Norte 52 35 67 5,690
65 Mesa Village 52 32 61 2,352
66 Aztec 52 29 69 1,037
67 Sandia High School Area 52 30 67 1,421
68 Richland Hills 52 30 58 513
69 Crestview Bluff 51 32 40 2,127
70 West Mesa 50 32 55 7,137
71 Jade Park 50 21 69 1,231
72 Near North Valley 50 30 77 6,200
73 Singing Arrow 50 39 66 4,293
74 Southeast Heights 49 30 73 2,771
75 Piedras Marcadas 49 28 56 751
76 West Old Town 49 38 75 2,466
77 La Sala Grande 48 29 65 945
78 Academy Acres North 47 26 81 5,969
79 North Campus 47 35 76 1,612
80 Victory Hills 47 30 62 4,120
81 Grandview Heights 47 30 65 1,037
82 Las Terrazas 46 33 65 642
83 Netherwood Park 46 31 85 1,533
84 Pat Hurley 46 36 55 1,591
85 Eisenhower Area 45 26 50 1,590
86 Jerry Cline Park 45 39 71 1,283
87 Eldorado Heights 45 32 53 2,606
88 Holiday Park 45 27 63 2,817
89 Renaissance 45 32 65 714
90 East Central Business Park 43 41 80 1,336
91 Santa Barbara-Martineztown 43 40 62 2,378
92 Arroyo Del Oso North 42 24 68 980
93 Vista Grande 42 33 54 867
94 Clayton Heights-Lomas Del Cielo 41 30 65 2,289
95 Academy Hills Park 41 26 55 2,757
96 Towne Park 41 41 76 808
97 S Y Jackson 41 31 53 2,804
98 Albuquerque Meadows 39 27 76 557
99 Trails at Seven Bar Ranch 39 33 52 937
100 North Domingo Baca 38 27 69 1,213
101 Foothill Estates 38 38 61 1,169
102 Northridge 37 31 68 501
103 Bear Canyon 37 24 73 1,925
104 Los Volcanes 37 27 63 3,468
105 Eagle Ranch 37 33 52 1,728
106 Skyview West 37 42 61 1,238
107 Los Duranes 37 20 66 1,921
108 Oso Grande 36 29 59 1,465
109 Heritage Hills 36 24 59 2,391
110 Rancho Sereno 36 35 63 1,141
111 Panorama Heights 36 26 62 2,383
112 Chelwood Vista 36 31 59 2,202
113 Wildflower Area 35 23 52 808
114 Vineyard Estates 35 26 53 1,156
115 Manzano Mesa 34 30 82 949
116 Academy Estates East 34 26 55 999
117 Los Poblanos 34 32 60 764
118 S.r. Marmon 33 25 63 5,007
119 Las Lomita 33 12 60 556
120 Academy Ridge East 32 25 40 882
121 Mirabella 32 36 80 1,746
122 Kirtland Community 32 28 62 1,065
123 Rio Grande Blvd 31 21 71 2,650
124 Onate 31 28 59 1,289
125 Highlands North 31 33 65 642
126 Cherry Hills 31 24 57 1,043
127 Cottonwood Heights 31 35 55 1,768
128 Laurelwoods 30 15 57 2,849
129 Taylor Ranch 30 26 57 17,845
130 Los Griegos 30 25 66 3,194
131 Four Hills Mhp 30 35 69 1,602
132 Alban Hills 29 31 60 4,372
133 La Luz Del Sol 28 33 51 646
134 Nor Este 28 26 61 5,100
135 Thomas Village 27 17 74 684
136 Heritage East 26 21 63 3,151
137 Supper Rock 26 33 42 2,420
138 Paradise Hills Civic 25 21 39 15,641
139 Embudo Canyon 24 23 49 2,955
140 City View Estates 24 28 44 1,146
141 Westgate Vecinos 24 26 56 5,144
142 Antelope Run 24 22 42 710
143 Glenwood Hills 23 29 38 2,326
144 Peppertree-Royal Oak 23 22 51 1,434
145 Seven Bar North 22 31 53 2,088
146 Paradise Terrace 22 29 53 703
147 Prospectors Ridge 22 23 50 953
148 Tuscany 21 25 44 1,851
149 Skies West 21 22 48 3,884
150 Stonebridge Pointe 21 27 53 2,252
151 John B. Robert 19 23 54 1,366
152 Encanto Village Hoa 19 39 59 810
153 Glenwood Hills South Casa Grande 17 28 49 1,608
154 Willow Wood 17 25 75 954
155 Kachina Hills 15 25 42 859
156 Ladera West 15 15 53 3,911
157 Quaker Heights 15 30 57 604
158 Ventana Ranch 15 11 51 10,506
159 Desert Spring Flower 15 26 60 517
160 Coors Trail 14 32 44 502
161 Parkway 13 4 53 3,528
162 Alvarado Gardens 13 17 67 796
163 Vista Del Norte Alliance 12 18 59 3,856
164 Cibola 11 26 41 1,239
165 Tierra Oeste 10 7 48 2,730
166 Tanoan East 10 25 32 1,556
167 Tanoan Comm 10 25 46 1,351
168 High Desert 10 13 46 3,821
169 Vista Del Mundo 8 24 31 1,291
170 Quintessence 8 19 54 1,519
171 Juan Tabo Hills 6 4 44 1,098
172 Seville 6 11 32 2,358
173 Four Hills Village 2 6 30 2,951

Average Home Features

According to HomeAdvisor Data, these characteristics make up the average home in Albuquerque

Average square footage 1900
Homeowners have 3.1 bedrooms
Homeowners have 2.2 bathrooms
Age of home 28 years
Average time living in home 12 years

Check out HomeAdvisor’s Albuquerque Home Happiness Survey.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,493 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Albuquerque.

People in Albuquerque can walk to an average of 1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Satellite Coffee in Albuquerque

Satellite Coffee

Photo of Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe in Albuquerque

Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe

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thumbnail for Highway WalkwayTo get to the park and other activities on the other side if the freeway, just use this handy walkway. A lot of for traffic and cyclists use this daily.

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on Highway Walkway

30 Transit Score of Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Albuquerque apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Albuquerque has some public transportation and about 18 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Albuquerque on public transit.

Neighborhood Guides

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Photo of Tramway Corridor Pedestrian Bridges in Albuquerque

Tramway Corridor Pedestrian Bridges

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Flying Star Cafe

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Sprouts. Farmers Market

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Applebee’s Grill + Bar

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Babies""R""Us

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Circle K

62 Bike Score of Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Roosevelt Park

Photo of Erna Fergusson Public Library in Albuquerque

Erna Fergusson Public Library

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Central @ Cornell

Photo of Kit Carson Park in Albuquerque

Kit Carson Park

Photo of Old Town Farm & Bike In Coffee in Albuquerque

Old Town Farm & Bike In Coffee

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Hidden Park

thumbnail for Satellite CoffeeLocal coffee shop. Many students do most of their studying here.

Alexandra B
on Satellite Coffee

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Bricklight District

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Peace And Justice Center

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Neighborhood

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Milne Stadium

thumbnail for Roosevelt ParkLots of people come here with their dogs. There is lots of room for everyone to run, play, or just relax.

Alexandra B
on Roosevelt Park

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City Bus

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Neighborhood View

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Neighborhood View

thumbnail for Central @ CornellThis bus route is along the famous Route 66 road.

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on Central @ Cornell

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