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    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Eastside is a neighborhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico with a population of 163,352. Eastside is in Bernalillo County and is one of the best places to live in New Mexico. Living in Eastside offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Eastside there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Eastside and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Eastside are above average.
About Eastside...
Population
163,352

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$226,445
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$962
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$65,556
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Eastside Reviews

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The weather is the best! We enjoy sunshine and blue skies almost every day. Our winters are mild and we get to enjoy all four seasons. The culture is diverse, but warm and friendly. We have experienced several tragedies in our city this year and the community has really pulled together to be supportive to those who are mourning. The food is outstanding. New Mexico green chile is the best in the world and people from all over come to enjoy native New Mexican cuisine. New Mexico has so much natural beauty with endless activities. We are blessed with beautiful mountains. I like the area because of family and friends, hunting, hiking and skiing are all convenient. I wish that the crime rate would decrease and that the employment rate would get better here with new companies and industries. My hope is that the educational system will improve and thus we can attract more businesses. I truly believe that New Mexico is the land of enchantment.
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Albuquerque, New Mexico. The land lost in time. Questioned by many as a foreign country and forgotten state. I'm here to tell you the Duke City Lives On! Rich diversity and multicultural background, amazing food, and scenic sunsets and mountain trails. Somehow you begin to appreciate the simplicity of your small-medium sized city.
Some areas of the city are worse than others in regards to violence. Stabbings and shootings are as common as they would be in a big city. More concerning are the frequency of vehicle thefts and kidnappings. Most concerning are the number of traffic-related deaths - pedestrians beware. Also, there are an alarming number of homeless people in Albuquerque. Most are harmless, so safety is not typically an issue. Police are very visible, but pretty lax toward the general populace. They are more concerned with drugs and violence than traffic. They do seem slow in responding to 911 calls.