Located within New Mexico, United States, the village of Corrales is located in the Albuquerque metropolitan area.
Corrales is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Public green spaces are spread out sporadically, resulting in them being very hard to get to from numerous locations within this part of the Albuquerque metropolitan area.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Corrales is an important part of its character. About 30% of homes in this village were constructed between 1990 and 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This village has a variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 90% of the dwellings in the village are occupied by home owners and 10% are occupied by renters.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in this part of the Albuquerque metropolitan area and for this reason they can be a long walk away. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. Concerning eating, a fraction of house buyers in Corrales may be able to travel to the closest grocery store on foot, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. Residents can enjoy a few restaurants and coffee shops as well.
Traveling by car is very convenient in Corrales. Parking is quite easy. However, this village is not a very pleasant part of the Albuquerque metropolitan area for traveling by public transit. It is very difficult for pedestrians to navigate Corrales since very few daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car.