Gloria Dvorak - Buyer Agency for Albuquerque Real Estate

Facts About Albuquerque


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454,100; 38th largest city in US ( 2002 census)

567,640;Bernalillo County ( 2002 census)

5,314 ft (highest metropolitan city on American mainland)

8.88 inches annually (most from July through September)

9 inches annually (183 inches at Sandia Peak ski area)

42% annual average relative humidity

Spring storms can cause some inconvenience

310 days a year, average

Average highs range from 47° in Jan, to 93° in July.
Lows, range from 22° in Jan, to 65° in July
Home Prices:

Median resale price (2004): $141,000
Transportation:

Two major Interstate Highways, I-25 & I-40
Airlines: Albuquerque International Sunport (airport),
served by ten airlines

Key employers/industries: Kirtland Air Force Base
Sandia National Laboratories
Regional Medical Center
VA Hospital/University Teaching Hospital
Technology Center
Intel, Motorola, Honeywell, Phillips, etc.

Annual Events: International Balloon Fiesta
June Music Festival
Flamenco Festival
Mariachi Festival