505 area code - Get a Albuquerque, New Mexico local phone number

You can start using your new 505 area code business telephone number in just a few minutes with OpenPhone. OpenPhone lets you call from a device you already use, so you won’t need to carry a new phone, go to a store, or sign a new contract. With a simple app, you make and receive calls and texts wherever you are, on your cell phone, tablet, or computer. Once you activate your phone number, you can customize your business settings and keep all your business calls in one place.

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OpenPhone helps business owners start their businesses in local areas like area code 505. You can sign up for a phone number that lets you look local no matter where you travel and build loyalty with residents. You’ll be part of the neighborhood, calling from a familiar area code shows you’re committed to the community. A local phone number also makes it easier to get through to residents. It’s more convenient to place a local call — it’s more intriguing to pick up a local call, too.

Your business can benefit from a local phone number if you serve local customers. You look knowledgeable about local norms, from real estate to slab grading. For many small businesses, having a local presence instills trust.

There’s plenty that makes area code 505 unique. Here are some of the most important details you need to know:

Area code 505 covers: Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Farmington, Gallup, and all of northwestern New Mexico, and part of central New Mexico. Its main city is Albuquerque, New Mexico. If you head to Albuquerque, you’ll be among the 564,559 residents of this area code’s biggest town.

This area code touches 12 other codes. It also borders 12 other counties, including Bernalillo, Santa Fe, San Juan, Valencia, McKinley, Sandoval, Cibola, Los Alamos, San Miguel, and Torrance counties. Nearby area codes are 303/720 (Denver, CO), 435 (St. George, UT), 575 (Las Cruces, NM), 719 (Colorado Springs, CO), 928 (Yuma, AZ), and 970 (Fort Collins, CO).

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With a local 505 phone number, you can effectively get in front of the right people and establish a foothold in the Albuquerque, NM area.

The biggest business trends in
area code 505

What kinds of businesses thrive in area code 505? Are customers moving in — or heading to more prosperous locales? For lots of new businesses, knowing what the area’s largest industries and employers are can help determine what kinds of resources are available to help them grow, just as these businesses did. Check out the following key facts and trends within area code 505:

This area is located in Mountain Standard Time. Its major city, Albuquerque, is located in Albuquerque, NM, and its population rose 0.01% from 2019 to 2020. The county’s unemployment rate is 8.1%. Albuquerque households rake in roughly $72,426 per year.

Albuquerque’ new business applications spiked 9.00% from 2019 to 2020, and the startup survival rate for the state is 80.10%.

Startups here join a business environment dominated by these three industries:
  • Educational services, and health care and social assistance
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services

They find themselves among the top ten employers in Albuquerque: Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque Public Schools, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, University of New Mexico, The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, United States Air Force, City of Albuquerque, Intel Corporation, Lovelace Health System.

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Whether you're looking for a local Albuquerque or North American toll-free number,
getting started is simple.

See which specific 505 phone numbers are available and claim your own Albuquerque, NM number by signing up for a free trial. Here’s how it works: using our service, you can easily set up your local phone number without the need to install any additional hardware. Easily download and install our app, and find the right numbers for your business.

How to get a 505 phone number


Enter your email address or sign in with your Google account.


Then search by city (Albuquerque, NM) or area code (505) to select a specific local number.


Verify your account via credit card (you won’t be charged until your trial ends, cancel anytime.)


Use the OpenPhone browser app or download the desktop apps or mobile apps.

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Why do businesses sign up for a virtual 505 number with OpenPhone
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Flexible calls from anywhere

OpenPhone lets you get a new business phone number in area code 505. You can even port over your existing number with no service interruptions. Use your number on any cell phone, tablet, or computer using OpenPhone, the #1 rated business phone platform on G2. There’s an app for all your favorite devices so your conversations — and contacts — always stay in one place.

Make and receive calls from across the state or around the world. An OpenPhone business number travels with you wherever you have an internet connection. Best of all, you can use your phone number from anywhere to call anyone in the US or Canada without any long-distance charges. Calls to other countries are just a fraction of what you’d pay with a traditional carrier.

You can also have different numbers for departments, teammates, and locations. If you need a new number, it takes just seconds to activate and assign unique numbers to someone on your team. There are no waiting periods, no trips to the store, and no contracts to sign.

Streamline all your phone communication

OpenPhone’s modern business phone platform comes packed with features that make looking professional effortless. Start by easily adding a phone menu, caller ID, and away voicemail greeting.

Respond to customers easier when you save go-to message templates as snippets. Stop typing the same responses over and over again, and give your customers reliable answers faster.
You can even automatically send out a text message to missed or after-hours calls. There are so many creative ways to use automatic messaging. Harness your newfound powers to nurture leads or promote sales when you can’t answer business calls.
While you’re at it, get your team aligned, too. You can start by working together off a shared number where your team can split responsibility for incoming calls and messages to your business number. That way, no important calls go unanswered and your team stays on the same page.

Flexible calls from anywhere

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Decide which numbers to share with team members. Share the main business number with your entire team or share it with your assistant so after-hours calls get answered. Create departments for small groups. Then everyone can collaborate on any external communication through internal threads. You can even offer direct lines for your employees, too.

Most importantly, your team can quickly catch up on any conversation. Anyone with access to your a shared number inbox can see all voicemails, call history, and text messaging in a single view for every contact.

With your OpenPhone number, you have complete control over your business calls. Know which calls are business and which are personal. Your private number stays private — and when you’re off the clock, you can mute notifications for business calls.

OpenPhone’s flexible suite of features means you’re open for business from any device, anywhere.

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