Latest Data (2015)
Population 559,121
Nationwide Rank 32

Quick Facts

Albuquerque, New Mexico is the 32nd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Albuquerque, New Mexico is a city.

Albuquerque, New Mexico is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Albuquerque had its largest population ever.

Albuquerque, New Mexico is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 74% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Albuquerque, New Mexico Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
26 Portland, Oregon 19.3%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 24.3%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 28.7%
29 Baltimore, Maryland -4.1%
30 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 11.0%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 0.5%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 24.0%
33 Tucson, Arizona 8.6%
34 Fresno, California 20.7%
35 Sacramento, California 19.9%
36 Kansas City, Missouri 7.4%
37 Long Beach, California 2.5%
38 Mesa, Arizona 17.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 559,121 32
2014 557,169 32
2013 556,495 32
2012 555,417 32
2011 552,180 32
2010 545,852 32
2009 529,219 34
2008 523,240 34
2007 517,162 34
2006 508,486 33
2005 497,543 33
2004 486,319 33
2003 475,511 33
2002 466,455 36
2001 455,961 36
2000 450,557 36
1990 386,988 40
1980 331,767 44
1970 243,751 58
1960 201,189 60