Albuquerque, NM Population by Age

The median age in Albuquerque, NM is 37.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.84% were under the age of 15, 20.82% aged 15 to 29, 45.47% aged 30 to 64, 13.87% aged 65 to 84, and 2.00% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Albuquerque, NM population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Albuquerque's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 30,598 5.44%
5 to 9 years 32,276 5.74%
10 to 14 years 37,452 6.66%
15 to 19 years 36,666 6.52%
20 to 24 years 36,807 6.55%
25 to 29 years 43,600 7.75%
30 to 34 years 43,475 7.73%
35 to 39 years 39,235 6.98%
40 to 44 years 35,648 6.34%
45 to 49 years 33,511 5.96%
50 to 54 years 33,556 5.97%
55 to 59 years 36,491 6.49%
60 to 64 years 33,787 6.01%
65 to 69 years 29,926 5.32%
70 to 74 years 24,083 4.28%
75 to 79 years 13,595 2.42%
80 to 84 years 10,383 1.85%
85 years and over 11,247 2%
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Albuquerque, NM population by age group

Key stats
173,799
Population under 25 years
161,958
Population aged 25-44
137,345
Population aged 45-64
89,234
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Albuquerque's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Albuquerque, NM population by age group. The largest age group was 25-29 years with a poulation of 43,600 (7.75% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Albuquerque, NM was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 43,600 (7.75%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Albuquerque, NM was the 80-84 years with a population of 10,383 (1.85%).

Albuquerque, NM population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Albuquerque, NM's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Albuquerque's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Albuquerque, NM population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 350,761 (62.38% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 122,341 21.76%
18 to 64 years 350,761 62.38%
85 years and over 89,234 15.87%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Albuquerque's population under 18 was 21.76%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Albuquerque's working population (between 18 and 64) was 62.38%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Albuquerque's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 15.87% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Albuquerque, NM population pyramid

Population pyramid for Albuquerque, NM is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Albuquerque's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Albuquerque, NM, is 26.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Albuquerque, NM, is 23.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Albuquerque, NM is 50.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Albuquerque, NM is 4.2.
The graph shows Albuquerque's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Albuquerque, NM population pyramid i.e. Albuquerque population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Albuquerque, NM's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 15,568 15,030 30,598
5 to 9 years 16,949 15,327 32,276
10 to 14 years 18,840 18,612 37,452
15 to 19 years 19,096 17,570 36,666
20 to 24 years 18,693 18,114 36,807
25 to 29 years 22,092 21,508 43,600
30 to 34 years 22,104 21,371 43,475
35 to 39 years 19,475 19,760 39,235
40 to 44 years 17,365 18,283 35,648
45 to 49 years 16,653 16,858 33,511
50 to 54 years 16,351 17,205 33,556
55 to 59 years 17,662 18,829 36,491
60 to 64 years 15,577 18,210 33,787
65 to 69 years 13,568 16,358 29,926
70 to 74 years 11,110 12,973 24,083
75 to 79 years 6,006 7,589 13,595
80 to 84 years 4,419 5,964 10,383
85 years and over 4,149 7,098 11,247
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Things to know

What is the population of Albuquerque, NM under 18?

Albuquerque's population under the age of 18 is 122,341, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 21.76% of the total resident population of Albuquerque, NM.

What is the aging population in Albuquerque, NM?

Albuquerque's population aged 65 years and above was 89,234. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 15.87% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Albuquerque, NM Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Albuquerque age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Albuquerque population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Albuquerque. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Albuquerque by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Albuquerque.

Key observations

The largest age group in Albuquerque, NM was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 43,600 (7.75%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Albuquerque, NM was the 80-84 years with a population of 10,383 (1.85%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Albuquerque population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Albuquerque is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Albuquerque total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

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Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Albuquerque Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Albuquerque, NM Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Albuquerque - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Albuquerque population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Albuquerque. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Albuquerque population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Albuquerque population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Albuquerque is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Albuquerque is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Albuquerque Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Albuquerque, NM Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Albuquerque, NM population pyramid, which represents the Albuquerque population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Albuquerque, NM, is 26.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Albuquerque, NM, is 23.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Albuquerque, NM is 50.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Albuquerque, NM is 4.2.

Albuquerque population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Albuquerque population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Albuquerque for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Albuquerque for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Albuquerque for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Albuquerque Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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