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Time Zone: Sandoval County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Bernalillo is the Seat for Sandoval County.

Sandoval County was founded in 1903 and was created by taking area from BernalilloCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sandoval had a population of 125,988 people. This is an increase of 40.13% since the last Census (which gave a population of 89,908 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sandoval represented 4.94% of the total population of New Mexico, making it the state's 5th most populous county (out of 33 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010131,561+46.33%+4.42% since 2009
2009125,988+40.13%+2.88% since 2008
2008122,465+36.21%+3.94% since 2007
2007117,824+31.05% 
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200089,908The Last Census

More information can be found on the Sandoval County Census Page for Sandoval County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Sandoval County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Sandoval County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Bernalillo   9,3866,61141.98% increase  
Cuba   1,396590136.6% increase  
Jemez Springs   44537518.67% increase  
San Ysidro   2332382.1% decrease  

Websites for Sandoval County

Official Website:   www.sandovalcounty.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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