Los Alamos, NM : What you need to know

Best known as home to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos is a tight-knit mountain community that consistently ranks as one of Livability.com’s Best Small Towns in America. The city is a top spot for outdoor enthusiasts as it has more than 120 hiking and biking trails, and residents enjoy easy access to the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Thanks to the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos’ presence in the area, Los Alamos also has a college-town vibe that’s a major draw for young professionals, families and retirees.


Los Alamos, NM City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 11815
Latest Population Increase 3.82
Median age 43.4
Median Household Income $98458
Median Home Price $281500
GreatSchools Rating
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Los Alamos
0.3 °C
Humidity : 66%
Wind : 8.5 km/h
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Tuesday
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Wednesday

Los Alamos, NM Rankings

Los Alamos, NM Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 51.1%
  Population Women 48.9%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.3
In Los Alamos

 
31% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Los Alamos

Median Population

Median age 43.4
Age 18 Over 78.5
Age 21 Over 76
Age 62 Over 19.3
Age 65 Over 16

Race

  Ethnicity White 84.8%
  Ethnicity Black 0.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 9.3%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 15.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.8%
  Ethnicity Other 2.8%

Economics

  Median Household Income 98458
  Median Home Price 281500
  Homes Owned 32.9
  Homes Rent 67.1
  Median Property Rent 921

Language

  English Only 80
  English Other 20
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 14.9 MINUTES
in Los Alamos

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Los Alamos

Commute Types

  Walked 2.6
  Worked at Home 3.6
  Public Transportation 4.7
  Other Means 5.7
  Drove Alone 77.4
  Carpooled 6

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WALK SCORE
for Los Alamos