Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County, New Mexico

1 Civic Plaza NW 10th Fl
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 768-4240
Fax: (505) 768-4329
www.bernco.gov

In west-central NM, southwest of Santa Fe, original county; organized Jan 8, 1852 (prior to statehood); annexed Santa Ana County 1876. Name Origin: Spanish for 'little Bernal,' possibly for a young member of the Gonzales-Bernal family who lived in the area as early as 1680. It may also have been named for Fray Juan Bernal, a friend of one of the community leaders

Area (sq mi):: 1168.65 (land 1166.03; water 2.62) Population per square mile: 517.60
Population 2005: 603,562 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 8.40%; 1990-2000 15.80% Population 2000: 556,678 (White 48.30%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 42.00%; Asian 1.90%; Other 24.60%). Foreign born: 8.60%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,790; median household $38,788; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,046-$30,064
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Albuquerque County seat (484,246)

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    Notes: a non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 3:30 pm on january 31, 2018, at the bernalillo county public works division, 2400 broadway se, building n, conference rooms a and b, albuquerque, new mexico, 87102.
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    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation agent Sherese Crawford, 38, by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico against the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department, Albuquerque.
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    Malry could never have imagined as a child on his fatherAEs farm in Louisiana that his life would encompass an amazing list of firsts: first in his family to graduate from college; first black person to receive a PhD in education administration from the University of New Mexico; first black family to integrate AlbuquerqueAEs Ridgecrest neighborhood in the Southeast Heights; first members of the First Baptist Church in downtown Albuquerque; first black male teacher and later school principal in the Albuquerque Public School District; first black state legislator in New MexicoAEs history; and first black Bernalillo County Commissioner.
    Two years ago, ruling in the case of a woman who had been diagnosed with life-threatening uterine cancer, the Bernalillo County District Court said that aid in dying "is a fundamental liberty interest.
    Current partners include UNMH, Presbyterian and New Mexico Health Connections health plans, the DOH and Bernalillo County, 2 of the IHS regional service units, and multiple private Medical Practice Groups, Community Health Center Groups, Pueblo Clinics and Hospitals throughout the State.
    The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority began diverting surface water from the Rio Grande with the San Juan-Chama Drinking Water Project to reduce reliance on groundwater reserves in December 2008.
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