Albuquerque is a delightful place to live, work and raise a family. New Mexico ranks as the 12th state in the nation for growth, due in large part to the rapid population growth of the Albuquerque metropolitan area. Albuquerque is also a center for tourism, attracting skiers, museum-goers, balloonists, and adventure-seekers of all kinds. Albuquerque's temperate climate, large number of sunny days, proximity to both mountains and rivers has been drawing people here for years. Thriving Southwestern spirit, more than 300 years of history and a unique blend of cultures make Albuquerque one of the most colorful cities in the United States.
Albuquerque's average apartment rental rate within 10 miles of the city is approximately $875.00. The average 1 bedroom apartment rents for about $650.00 and the average 2 bedroom rents for approximately $785.00. The Average listing price for homes for sale is around $245,000. Popular neighborhoods in the Albuquerque area include Taylor Ranch, Ventana Ranch, Nob Hill, Albuquerque Acres, Four Hills Village and Loma Del Rey.