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Living in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is the 27th 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, Downtown and University Heights.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Roosevelt Park in Albuquerque

Roosevelt Park

Photo of Erna Fergusson Public Library in Albuquerque

Erna Fergusson Public Library

Most errands require a car in Albuquerque.

Albuquerque is the 27th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 43.

Albuquerque Apartments for Rent

Albuquerque Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Huning Highland Historic District 85 56 74 1,247
2 Downtown 85 53 87 2,300
3 University Heights 83 48 84 2,367
4 Nob Hill 81 47 91 4,770
5 Highland Business 78 44 87 2,077
6 Quigley Park 77 37 76 1,667
7 Silver Hill 76 48 79 2,275
8 Barelas 76 46 83 3,354
9 Fair West 75 45 82 1,785
10 Sycamore 74 51 78 1,019
11 Zuni 72 39 82 551
12 South San Pedro 72 42 77 8,922
13 Matheson Park 72 30 79 1,543
14 Huning Castle 71 41 88 1,057
15 Alvarado Park 71 37 90 1,327
16 Jeanne Bellamah East 70 32 50 1,152
17 Inez 69 34 79 1,022
18 Fair Heights 69 38 82 990
19 Enchanted Park 69 29 75 1,436
20 Bel-Air 68 35 66 2,705
21 Wells Park 67 45 83 1,340
22 Montogmery Park 67 38 78 999
23 Parkland Hills 66 38 79 2,778
24 Candelmen 66 30 68 1,667
25 Conchas Park 66 31 66 1,375
26 Uptown 65 39 84 4,845
27 Sawmill Area 65 41 77 785
28 Spruce Park 63 50 71 639
29 Indian Moon 62 28 78 1,341
30 Snow Heights 62 32 73 1,980
31 North Easterns 62 31 89 2,920
32 Stardust Skies North 62 33 60 528
33 Alamosa 61 37 65 4,479
34 Mesa Village 61 32 57 2,352
35 Monkbridge Gardens 60 28 77 1,679
36 Hoffmantown 60 31 67 1,475
37 South Broadway 60 31 56 3,937
38 La Reina De Los Altos 60 28 63 1,680
39 San Gabriel 59 31 61 1,338
40 Summit Park 59 36 83 2,481
41 Boyds-Leslie Park 59 36 61 585
42 Princess Jeanne 59 31 58 2,411
43 Trumbull Village 59 42 58 10,012
44 West Bluff 58 30 59 1,722
45 Jackson Area 58 28 69 1,135
46 Sandia Ridge 58 34 79 1,142
47 Montgomery Heights 58 32 77 1,176
48 Loma Del Rey 58 31 62 2,353
49 Sombra Del Monte 58 32 70 831
50 Mesa Airriba 57 28 63 2,042
51 La Mesa 57 43 62 7,827
52 Hodgin 57 37 68 6,021
53 Alta Monte 57 30 74 2,091
54 Osuna Park Inc 56 31 59 2,385
55 Crestview Bluff 56 32 48 2,127
56 Cielito Lindo 56 31 57 1,254
57 Stardust Skies Park 56 34 72 1,475
58 Southeast Heights 55 30 80 2,771
59 Elder Homstead 55 36 69 1,819
60 McKinley 55 33 61 3,233
61 South Los Altos 54 41 57 3,848
62 Classic Uptown 54 35 72 1,108
63 Eastridge 54 27 63 889
64 Seven Bar Ranch 54 35 66 2,028
65 West Mesa 54 32 54 7,137
66 La Luz 53 28 61 594
67 Sandia High School Area 53 30 75 1,421
68 Del Norte 52 35 57 5,690
69 Victory Hills 52 29 66 4,120
70 East Central Business Park 50 41 82 1,336
71 Singing Arrow 50 39 54 4,293
72 Academy Acres North 50 26 83 5,969
73 North Wyoming 50 24 73 4,449
74 Las Terrazas 49 33 64 642
75 Richland Hills 49 30 56 513
76 North Campus 49 35 78 1,612
77 West Old Town 49 38 70 2,466
78 Eisenhower Area 49 26 54 1,590
79 Jade Park 49 21 79 1,231
80 Piedras Marcadas 48 28 51 751
81 Towne Park 48 40 84 808
82 Prospectors Ridge 48 22 63 953
83 Holiday Park 48 26 64 2,817
84 Aztec 47 29 65 1,037
85 Eldorado Heights 47 32 54 2,606
86 La Sala Grande 46 29 68 945
87 Bear Canyon 45 24 74 1,925
88 Arroyo Del Oso North 45 24 63 980
89 S Y Jackson 45 31 61 2,804
90 Jerry Cline Park 44 39 61 1,283
91 Pat Hurley 44 37 52 1,591
92 Grandview Heights 44 29 59 1,037
93 Vineyard Estates 44 26 57 1,156
94 Trails at Seven Bar Ranch 44 33 42 937
95 Near North Valley 44 29 69 6,200
96 Netherwood Park 44 31 86 1,533
97 Renaissance 44 32 75 714
98 Clayton Heights-Lomas Del Cielo 42 29 70 2,289
99 Santa Barbara-Martineztown 42 40 66 2,378
100 Peppertree-Royal Oak 41 22 58 1,434
101 Rancho Sereno 41 35 63 1,141
102 Los Volcanes 40 27 60 3,468
103 Oso Grande 40 28 67 1,465
104 Academy Hills Park 40 26 54 2,757
105 Heritage Hills 40 24 58 2,391
106 Albuquerque Meadows 39 27 72 557
107 Vista Grande 39 33 49 867
108 Panorama Heights 39 26 58 2,383
109 Manzano Mesa 39 30 83 949
110 Mirabella 39 36 78 1,746
111 North Domingo Baca 38 27 66 1,213
112 Eagle Ranch 37 33 49 1,728
113 John B. Robert 36 23 67 1,366
114 Heritage East 36 21 62 3,151
115 Northridge 36 31 62 501
116 Academy Ridge East 35 25 46 882
117 Highlands North 34 33 60 642
118 Los Duranes 34 18 64 1,921
119 S.r. Marmon 33 25 61 5,007
120 Wildflower Area 33 23 51 808
121 Los Poblanos 33 32 62 764
122 Kirtland Community 33 28 53 1,065
123 Glenwood Hills 32 29 42 2,326
124 Four Hills Mhp 32 35 59 1,602
125 Skyview West 32 42 59 1,238
126 Academy Estates East 32 26 58 999
127 Onate 32 27 55 1,289
128 Chelwood Vista 32 31 54 2,202
129 Supper Rock 31 33 43 2,420
130 Foothill Estates 31 38 56 1,169
131 Nor Este 31 26 62 5,100
132 Embudo Canyon 31 23 55 2,955
133 Taylor Ranch 31 26 54 17,845
134 Cherry Hills 30 24 54 1,043
135 Alban Hills 30 31 58 4,372
136 Cottonwood Heights 30 35 44 1,768
137 Los Griegos 28 23 62 3,194
138 Antelope Run 28 21 43 710
139 City View Estates 27 28 45 1,146
140 Paradise Terrace 27 29 58 703
141 Rio Grande Blvd 27 19 63 2,650
142 Paradise Hills Civic 26 21 40 15,641
143 Seven Bar North 26 31 60 2,088
144 La Luz Del Sol 26 33 47 646
145 Ventana Ranch 25 11 54 10,506
146 Las Lomita 24 12 53 556
147 Laurelwoods 24 15 56 2,849
148 Skies West 23 22 41 3,884
149 Willow Wood 22 25 69 954
150 Thomas Village 22 14 64 684
151 Coors Trail 21 32 43 502
152 Glenwood Hills South Casa Grande 20 28 54 1,608
153 Westgate Vecinos 20 26 55 5,144
154 Kachina Hills 20 25 46 859
155 Vista Del Norte Alliance 19 18 58 3,856
156 Vista Del Mundo 19 24 39 1,291
157 Quaker Heights 17 30 56 604
158 Desert Spring Flower 16 26 53 517
159 Parkway 16 4 47 3,528
160 Stonebridge Pointe 16 27 49 2,252
161 Tuscany 15 25 28 1,851
162 Encanto Village Hoa 14 39 55 810
163 Tierra Oeste 14 7 49 2,730
164 Tanoan East 14 24 32 1,556
165 High Desert 14 13 46 3,821
166 Ladera West 13 15 49 3,911
167 Cibola 13 26 38 1,239
168 Alvarado Gardens 10 14 66 796
169 Tanoan Comm 10 25 42 1,351
170 Quintessence 10 19 49 1,519
171 Seville 9 11 27 2,358
172 Juan Tabo Hills 5 4 43 1,098
173 Four Hills Village 2 6 33 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 1,676 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Albuquerque.

People in Albuquerque can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe in Albuquerque

Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe

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Old Town Farm & Bike In Coffee

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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

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 38 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

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Albuquerque has about 5 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

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Tramway Corridor Pedestrian Bridges

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Great Harvest Bread Albuquerque

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Flying Star Cafe

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Babies"R"Us

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Applebee’s Grill + Bar

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Circle K

Bike Score of Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Central @ Cornell in Albuquerque

Central @ Cornell

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Kit Carson Park

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Hidden Park

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Bricklight District

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Peace And Justice Center

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Neighborhood

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

Alexandra B
on Satellite Coffee

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Milne Stadium

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City Bus

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Neighborhood View

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Neighborhood View

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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Jerry Cline Park

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Architecture at Winrock

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Art Near a Major Road

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

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on Central @ Cornell

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