Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM)

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Albuquerque (pronounced /lbkki/, Spanish IPA: [alukeke]; known as Bee'eldldahsinil in Navajo) is the largest city in the state of New Mexico, United States. It is the county seat of Bernalillo County and is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population was 448,607 as of the 2000 U.S. census. As of the 2007 census estimate, the city's population was 523,590, with a metropolitan population of 834,833 as of July 1, 2006. In 2007, Albuquerque ranked as the 32nd-largest city and 61st-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho, one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, a hub for many master-planned communities which are expected to draw future businesses and residents to the area.
Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico (UNM) and Kirtland Air Force Base as well as Sandia National Laboratories and Petroglyph National Monument. The Sandia Mountains run along the eastern side of Albuquerque and the Rio Grande flows through the city north to south.

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Stats about Albuquerque

Total Population: 448,627
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $38,272
Median Home Value: $127,600
State sales tax: 5.0%

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