Los Alamos, NM

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Los Alamos, NM

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.

Quick Facts

Average Commute
14.9 minutes
Median Home Value
$295,471
Median Household Income
$105,752
Total Population
12,274
Median Property Tax
$1,750

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