Los Alamos County

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 11,815
Median Age 43
Median Household Income $98,458
Median Home Price $281,500

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Los Alamos, NM Demographics

Median Population in Los Alamos , NM

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

Race in Los Alamos , NM

  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%

Population By Gender in Los Alamos , NM

  Male 51.1%
  Female 48.9%

Language in Los Alamos , NM

  English Only 80%
  English Other 20%

Economics in Los Alamos , NM

  Median Household Income $98,458
  Median Home Price $281,500
  Homes Owned 32.9%
  Homes Rent 67.1%
  Median Property Rent $921

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Commute Types in Los Alamos , NM

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

Total Employed Armed Forces: 31
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