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Uptown is a neighborhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico with a population of 24,451. Uptown is in Bernalillo County. Living in Uptown offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Uptown and residents tend to lean liberal.
About Uptown...
Population
24,451

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$151,053
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$703
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$38,753
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%

Uptown Reviews

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I currently reside in Albuquerque's Uptown. It is very close to shopping, schools, sports bars, highways and fun.
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For this area I see a lot of growth and improvement in many areas. A few areas I would say need improvement are government assistance, stricter laws against crime, and school graduation rates.
My concerns are definately around all crimes that occur in my area. (Car theft, shootings, stabbings, theft etc) I think the area I live is not ideal and not very safe. The street I live on has seen a lot of crime and the time it takes police to respond is sometimes concerning.