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Overview

Introduction to Corrales, New Mexico

Corrales, New Mexico, in Sandoval county, is 5 miles E of Rio Rancho, New Mexico and 10 miles N of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the surrounding Albuquerque metro area.

Corrales History

For centuries, this area has sustained Pueblo farms and villages. Spanish settlement were first established here in 1712. The name of the area was changed to Sandoval in the early 20th century, but the area reclaimed its current name in the 1960s. The community was officially incorporated in 1971.

Corrales and nearby Attractions

  • Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
  • Rio Grande Nature Center
  • Rattlesnake Museum
  • Frenton Lake State Park
  • Indian Puebli Cultural Center
  • National Atomic Museum

Things To Do In Corrales

The Alehandro Gonzales House Historic Site, the Casa San Ysidro Historic Site and the Pueblo Corrales Historic Site offer insight into the area’s history.

Corrales Transportation

Albuquerque International is the nearest major airport.

Corrales Higher Education

Students can pursue higher education from the University of New Mexico, Fort Lewis College and New Mexico Highlands University, among others.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,474
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens24.3%
Employed Population 16+3,462
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married62.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher55.2%
Median Earnings25+$53,225
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,365
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,742

Wealth

Median Family Income$95,469
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home12.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone25.8%
Median Gross Rent$866
Median House Value$433,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.1%
English12.4%
Irish10.8%
Italian6.1%
French Except Basque4%
Scottish2.5%
Polish2.1%
Russian2.1%
Norwegian2%
Swedish1.6%
Dutch1.1%
Czech0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Greek0.8%
Austrian0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Croatian0.4%
German0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Arab0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
African0.1%
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Corrales Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sandoval County
Standard Zip Codes87048
Phone Area Codes505
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude35.23
Approximate Longitude-106.62

Corrales Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCORRALES
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 48 F
Apr Temp34 to 71 F
Jul Temp58 to 90 F
Oct Temp36 to 70 F
Annual Precip9.2 inches
StationALBUQUERQUE INTL AP
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp24 to 48 F
Apr Temp41 to 71 F
Jul Temp65 to 92 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip9.4 inches
StationESTANCIA 7 NE
Distance45.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 46 F
Apr Temp28 to 67 F
Jul Temp52 to 89 F
Oct Temp31 to 70 F
Annual Precip14.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albuquerque556,859$60,875
Bernalillo8,676$51,563
Rio Rancho92,966$71,586
Tijeras547$85,625

Corrales Public Libraries

Corrales Community Library
84 WEST LA ENTRADA ROAD
Corrales, New Mexico
(505) 897-0733

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Corrales Public Schools

Corrales Elementary
200 Target Rd
ZIP: 87048
(505) 880-3744
Primary
Total Enrollment 397

Corrales Private Schools

Cottonwood Montessori School
3896 Corrales Rd
ZIP: 87048
Elementary
Total Enrollment 102
Sandia View Academy
65 Sandia View Ln
ZIP: 87048
Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
Sandia View Elementary School
24 Academy Dr
ZIP: 87048
Elementary
Total Enrollment 140
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