Albuquerque

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
116/264
Details
Large apartment$1123.37
Medium apartment$922.55
Rent index [score]0.76
Small apartment$721.73

Cost of Living

6
117/261
Details
5km taxi ride$9.70
A Cappuccino$3.90
A beer$3.00
A kilogram of Apples$3.00
Bread$1.70
Inflation [score]0.56
Lunch$12.00
Monthly fitness club membership$51.00
Monthly public transport$36.00
Movie ticket$11.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$67.87

Startups

5
118/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups6
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.33
Coworking spaces [score]0.42
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co2
Meetups [score]0.18
Meetups groups33
Meetups members5837
Number of investors15
Number of startup events in the last 12 months158
Number of upcoming meetup events14
Startup climate scene [score]0.44
Startup events28
Startup events19
Startup events [score]0.53
Startups [score]0.58
Total number of startups68

Venture Capital

3
172/232
Details
Venture capital [score]0.27

Travel Connectivity

1
214/264
Details
Airport hub23
Airport hub [score]0.18
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.11

Commute

5
131/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/United_States/Albuquerque
Traffic handling [score]0.76

Business Freedom

9
67/262
Details
Business freedom84.70
Business freedom [score]0.86
Freedom from corruption74.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.79
Lack of labor restrictions91.40
Lack of labor restrictions [score]1.00
Time to open a business5.60
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

2
264/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.22
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year16
Guns per 100 residents361
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.57
Lack of guns [score]0.10
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.34

Healthcare

6
196/263
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.34
Healthcare quality [score]0.73
Life expectancy (years)79.28
Life expectancy [score]0.76

Education

4
146/238
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of New Mexico
Best university ranking375
Country mean scores in PISA math test478.04
Country mean scores in PISA reading test497.58
Country mean scores in PISA science test497.41
PISA math ranking (high school)30
PISA ranking24
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.72
PISA reading (high school)16
PISA science (high school)19
Percent of happy students0.77
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.26
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.18
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.08
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.07
University quality [score]0.11

Environmental Quality

8
79/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.95
Cleanliness [score]0.64
Drinking water quality [score]0.73
Urban greenery [score]0.74

Economy

6
16/261
Details
Currency for urban areaUSD
GDP growth rate0.02
GDP growth rate [score]0.43
GDP per capita$54596.65
GDP per capita [score]0.87

Taxation

4
152/264
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.54
Income tax level [score]0.35
Profit tax (% of profit)0.44
Time overhead to file company taxes175
VAT (Sales Tax)0.07

Internet Access

6
58/264
Details
Download speed (Mbps)38.83
Internet access (download) [score]0.63
Internet access (upload) [score]0.66
Upload speed (Mbps)17.90

Leisure & Culture

5
177/263
Details
Art galleries127
Art galleries [score]0.52
Cinemas58
Cinemas [score]0.50
Comedy clubs11
Comedy clubs [score]0.54
Concert venues95
Concerts [score]0.50
Historical sites31
Historical sites [score]0.55
Museums33
Museums [score]0.45
Performing art venues100
Performing arts [score]0.51
Sport venues10
Sports [score]0.54
Zoos2
Zoos [score]0.75

Tolerance

8
17/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index93.13
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.96
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.70

Outdoors

4
185/264
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.69
Median peak in meters2016.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)1510.00
Water access [score]0.10
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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
137/264
Details
Large apartment$1220.64
Medium apartment$1019.00
Rent index [score]0.72
Small apartment$817.36

Cost of Living

5
160/261
Details
5km taxi ride$9.80
A Cappuccino$4.00
A beer$2.00
A kilogram of Apples$3.20
Bread$1.60
Inflation [score]0.48
Lunch$12.00
Monthly fitness club membership$23.00
Monthly public transport$74.00
Movie ticket$11.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$66.34

Startups

4
153/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups3
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.24
Coworking spaces [score]0.88
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co4
Meetups [score]0.19
Meetups groups35
Meetups members8049
Number of investors11
Number of startup events in the last 12 months89
Number of upcoming meetup events12
Startup climate scene [score]0.40
Startup events17
Startup events20
Startup events [score]0.45
Startups [score]0.53
Total number of startups81

Venture Capital

4
107/232
Details
Venture capital [score]0.37

Travel Connectivity

2
209/264
Details
Airport hub24
Airport hub [score]0.18
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.12

Commute

5
129/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/United_States/Buffalo
Traffic handling [score]0.86

Business Freedom

9
67/262
Details
Business freedom84.70
Business freedom [score]0.86
Freedom from corruption74.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.79
Lack of labor restrictions91.40
Lack of labor restrictions [score]1.00
Time to open a business5.60
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

7
146/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.56
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year4
Guns per 100 residents29
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.88
Lack of guns [score]0.86
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.87

Healthcare

6
183/263
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.34
Healthcare quality [score]0.77
Life expectancy (years)79.28
Life expectancy [score]0.76

Education

4
138/238
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity at Buffalo
Best university ranking275
Country mean scores in PISA math test478.04
Country mean scores in PISA reading test497.58
Country mean scores in PISA science test497.41
PISA math ranking (high school)30
PISA ranking24
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.72
PISA reading (high school)16
PISA science (high school)19
Percent of happy students0.77
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.26
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.18
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.08
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.07
University quality [score]0.12

Environmental Quality

8
43/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.85
Cleanliness [score]0.77
Drinking water quality [score]0.93
Urban greenery [score]0.84

Economy

6
16/261
Details
Currency for urban areaUSD
GDP growth rate0.02
GDP growth rate [score]0.43
GDP per capita$54596.65
GDP per capita [score]0.87

Taxation

4
195/264
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.54
Income tax level [score]0.26
Profit tax (% of profit)0.44
Time overhead to file company taxes175
VAT (Sales Tax)0.09

Internet Access

5
153/264
Details
Download speed (Mbps)27.72
Internet access (download) [score]0.52
Internet access (upload) [score]0.43
Upload speed (Mbps)9.41

Leisure & Culture

4
203/263
Details
Art galleries119
Art galleries [score]0.69
Cinemas38
Cinemas [score]0.49
Comedy clubs39
Comedy clubs [score]0.77
Concert venues122
Concerts [score]0.82
Historical sites41
Historical sites [score]0.41
Museums39
Museums [score]0.48
Performing art venues140
Performing arts [score]0.57
Sport venues68
Sports [score]0.75
Zoos2
Zoos [score]0.78

Tolerance

7
57/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index86.72
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.89
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.59

Outdoors

5
127/264
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.24
Median peak in meters481.00
Seaside waterbody1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)197.00
Water access [score]0.72
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Albuquerque are in the 117th place of all 261 Teleport cities. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$798$1,047
$923
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$51
Movie ticket$11
Broadband internet connection$42
Monthly public transport$36
Lunch$12
-33%
compared to
San Francisco

Costs of living

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Housing costs (USD)

$834$1,204
$1019
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$23
Movie ticket$11
Broadband internet connection$49
Monthly public transport$74
Lunch$12
-27%
compared to
San Francisco
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LGBT rights in Albuquerque

Discrimination

Illegal

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Legal

LGBT rights in Buffalo

Discrimination

Illegal In Some Contexts

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Legal

Climate

Average number of clear days per year

168

Climate type

Tropical and Subtropical Steppe

Average daily maximum temperature

Climate

Average number of clear days per year

54

Climate type

Warm Summer Continental

Average daily maximum temperature

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