Located within New Mexico, United States, the municipality of South Valley is located in the Albuquerque metropolitan area.
Most areas in South Valley are reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to one of the railway lines or Pan American Freeway. It is rather challenging to reach parks from the majority of locations within the municipality since they are distributed sparsely. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly three quarters of buildings in South Valley, while mobile homes are the main alternative in the housing stock. The median year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Albuquerque metropolitan area is 1976. This municipality has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this municipality own their home while renters make up the remainder.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from most properties for sale in South Valley. In contrast, there are only a limited number of high schools and for this reason they can be an extended walk away. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With regards to eating, some, but not all, house buyers in this municipality will live within walking distance of one of approximately 30 supermarkets. There are also a few options for those who value restaurants in close proximity.
The favored approach to get around in South Valley is usually driving. Coming across a place to park is generally easy. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is very hard in South Valley. Thankfully, the municipality is linked by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically relatively close by. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the Albuquerque metropolitan area are located in places that are not very conducive to walking because very few daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.