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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 Nob Hill, Huning Highland Historic District and University Heights.

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43 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 43.

Albuquerque Apartments for Rent

Albuquerque Neighborhoods

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Population

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

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 1,497 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

29 Transit Score of Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Albuquerque apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Albuquerque has some public transportation and about 28 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

61 Bike Score of Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Roosevelt Park

Photo of Central @ Cornell in Albuquerque

Central @ Cornell

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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

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Bricklight District

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

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on Satellite Coffee

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Peace And Justice Center

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Neighborhood

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Milne Stadium

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City Bus

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

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on Roosevelt Park

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Neighborhood View

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Neighborhood View

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Jerry Cline Park

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

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on Central @ Cornell

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