Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County, New Mexico

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

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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    2 May 2019 - Texas, US-based opioid treatment company BayMark Health Services has acquired Recovery Services of New Mexico (RSONM) with three traditional opioid treatment programmes, a physician's office-based treatment programme, providing buprenorphine treatment, and a fifth location inside of Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Centre providing opioid medication treatment services for incarcerated individuals.
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    Following his injury, he became a reserve deputy with the Bernalillo County (N.M.) Sheriffs Department and worked in background investigations and as an academy instructor, from which he has since retired.
    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.
    The panel ruled that Bernalillo County District Court Judge Nan Nash had erred in 2014 when she struck the decades-old New Mexico law which protected the state's citizens from assisted suicide.
    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." On Aug.
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