Alamogordo, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 31,248 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 16,244  (52.0%)
Females: 15,004  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 88310.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,901 (it was $30,928 in 2000)
Alamogordo:

$45,901
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,692 (it was $14,662 in 2000)

Alamogordo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,104 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Alamogordo:

$125,104
NM:

$171,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $685.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alamogordo: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.3%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.4% for American Indian residents, 22.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.3% for other race residents, 23.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Alamogordo, NM (2017)
    • 16,80954.2%White alone
    • 10,80734.8%Hispanic
    • 1,3094.2%Black alone
    • 9883.2%Two or more races
    • 5051.6%Asian alone
    • 3891.3%American Indian alone
    • 480.2%Other race alone
    • 210.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Alamogordo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Alamogordo, New Mexico as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alamogordo is 400 to 1.


Crime rates in Alamogordo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
1
(2.8)
3
(8.4)
4
(11.2)
4
(10.9)
2
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
2
(6.3)
3
(9.6)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
25
(68.1)
19
(51.7)
33
(91.3)
15
(42.1)
21
(58.6)
8
(21.9)
2
(6.5)
4
(12.7)
3
(9.4)
5
(15.8)
15
(48.2)
5
(16.3)
6
(19.1)
10
(31.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(24.5)
9
(24.5)
4
(11.1)
8
(22.4)
8
(22.3)
2
(5.5)
6
(19.5)
8
(25.5)
6
(18.9)
3
(9.5)
6
(19.3)
7
(22.8)
7
(22.3)
5
(16.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
77
(209.9)
89
(242.3)
72
(199.1)
86
(241.2)
99
(276.4)
83
(227.1)
101
(328.5)
78
(248.6)
70
(220.2)
83
(263.1)
92
(295.3)
102
(331.5)
100
(318.6)
79
(252.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
121
(329.8)
145
(394.7)
154
(425.9)
136
(381.4)
171
(477.3)
203
(555.3)
160
(520.4)
154
(490.8)
110
(346.0)
125
(396.2)
138
(443.0)
106
(344.5)
152
(484.3)
129
(411.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
860
(2,344)
742
(2,020)
883
(2,442)
815
(2,285)
798
(2,228)
798
(2,183)
777
(2,527)
630
(2,008)
664
(2,089)
803
(2,545)
815
(2,616)
861
(2,798)
753
(2,399)
818
(2,611)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(103.6)
28
(76.2)
45
(124.4)
32
(89.7)
26
(72.6)
35
(95.7)
43
(139.9)
32
(102.0)
26
(81.8)
40
(126.8)
34
(109.1)
43
(139.8)
81
(258.1)
75
(239.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(13.6)
4
(10.9)
8
(22.1)
6
(16.8)
5
(14.0)
5
(13.7)
2
(6.5)
8
(25.5)
3
(9.4)
5
(15.8)
1
(3.2)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)229.0217.1259.1230.7259.5220.3238.5190.4177.9220.5267.0239.9236.2245.9

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City-data.com crime index in Alamogordo, NM

Crime rate in Alamogordo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 84 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Ancestries: German (13.6%), American (8.8%), English (4.3%), Irish (3.6%), European (1.8%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 4334 feet

Land area: 19.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,615 people per square mile   (low).

Alamogordo, New Mexico map

3,163 residents are foreign born (5.2% Europe, 3.3% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

10.1%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,115 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $568 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (61.9 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (81.3 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (357.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Boles Acres, NM (2.4 miles ),
La Luz, NM (2.4 miles ),
High Rolls, NM (2.8 miles ),
Holloman AFB, NM (2.9 miles ),
Cloudcroft, NM (3.6 miles ),
Tularosa, NM (3.6 miles ),
Twin Forks, NM (4.2 miles),
Bent, NM (4.4 miles)

Latitude: 32.90 N, Longitude: 105.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,256 (-7.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,388 (57.2%)

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Alamogordo, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Alamogordo, NM in 2017
Alamogordo satellite photo by USGS

Alamogordo tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Alamogordo, NM
Historical housing units in Alamogordo, NM

Population change in the 1990s: +7,673 (+27.5%).
Most common industries in Alamogordo, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.5%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (18.8%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Alamogordo, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Child care workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Alamogordo, New Mexico

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Alamogordo, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Alamogordo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 236.5 miles away from Alamogordo center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 616.1 miles away from Alamogordo center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 565.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 491.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otero County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alamogordo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Alamogordo:

  • ALAMOGORDO HOME CARE HOSPICE (1859 INDIAN WELLS ROAD)
  • GERALD CHAMPION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2669 NORTH SCENIC DRIVE)
  • BETTY DARE GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (3101 N FLORIDA AVE)
  • CASA ARENA BLANCA NURSING CENTER (205 MOONGLOW AVE.)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY BETTY DARE (3101 NORTH FLORIDA AVENUE)
  • ALAMOGORDO DIALYSIS (FMC) (2578 MEDICAL DR)
  • ACCESS HOME HEALTH, LLC (1211 8TH ST STE A THUNDERBIRD BLDG AMEX)
  • ALAMOGORDO HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE, INC (1859 INDIAN WELLS ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Alamogordo:

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Colleges/Universities in Alamogordo:

  • New Mexico State University-Alamogordo (Full-time enrollment: 1,767; Location: 2400 North Scenic Drive; Public; Website: nmsua.edu)
  • Olympian University of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 1,265; Location: 1011 E 10th St Ste B; Private, for-profit; Website: www.olympianuniversity.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alamogordo:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 63 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 64 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • Vista College (about 82 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 82 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 85 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 88 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 136 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)

Public high schools in Alamogordo:

  • ALAMOGORDO HIGH (Students: 1,820, Location: 103 CUBA AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ACADEMY DEL SOL ALT. (Students: 145, Location: 1200 FLORIDA AVE BLDG C, Grades: 10-12)
  • NM SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED (Location: 1900 NORTH WHITE SANDS, Grades: KG-12)

Private high schools in Alamogordo:

  • LEGACY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 126, Location: 2907 THUNDER RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • FATHER JAMES B HAY SCHOOL (Students: 99, Location: 1000 8TH ST, Grades: PK-9)
  • IMAGO DEI ACADEMY (Students: 47, Location: 1100 MICHIGAN AVE, Grades: KG-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Alamogordo:

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Library in Alamogordo:

  • ALAMOGORDO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $931,905; Location: 920 OREGON AVENUE; 99,358 books; 9,543 audio materials; 5,159 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 285 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Our Savior Lutheran Church 1212 Washington Ave. 437-2970 www.zianet.com/oslc

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alamogordo: Tiger Field (A), Six Jornada Mogollon Villages in Alamogordo (B), White Sands National Monument Historic District (C), Parabolic Dune Hearth Mounds (D), Alamogordo Historic Site (E), Alamogordo Weather Station (F), Space Center Teacher-Student Resource Center (G), Gerald Champion Memorial Hospital Library (H), New Mexico State University (Alamogordo Branch) (I), The Space Center (J), Tularosa Basin Historical Society (K), New Mexico Museum of Space History (L), American Medical Response (M), Alamogordo Department of Public Safety Station 1 Headquarters (N), Alamogordo Department of Public Safety Station 2 (O), Alamogordo Department of Public Safety Station 4 (P), Alamogordo Department of Public Safety Station 5 (Q), Alamogordo Department of Public Safety Station 6 (R), Alamogordo Department of Public Safety Station 7 (S), Harry Francis Acley House Historic Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alamogordo include: The Church of Christ (A), Saint Anthony the Great Monastery (B), Abundant Life Family Church (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Alamogordo Korean Church (E), Alamogordo Baptist Temple (F), Agape Christian Center (G), Bethel Baptist Church (H), Calvary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Alamogordo include: Dog Canyon Historical Marker (1), Alameda Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Msc (Museums; 1402 Eddy Drive) (1), International Space Hall of Famfoundation Gift Shop (Museums; 3198 State Road 2001) (2), America's National Park Ride Train Museum (1991 N White Sands Blvd) (3), Toy Train Depot Inc (Museums; 1991 North White Sands Boulevard) (4), Active Fun Golf Games & Go-Karts (Amusement & Theme Parks; 220 Glacier Drive) (5), Space City Bowling Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 200 South Florida Avenue) (6), Rollarena Skating Rink (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2001 Indian Wells Road) (7), Alamogordo - Visitors Center (301 North White Sands Boulevard) (8), Adventure Travel Limited (Recreational Trips & Guides; 800 10th Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Alamo Inn (1450 North White Sands Boulevard) (1), Satellite Inn (2224 North White Sands Boulevard) (2), Motel 6 (251 Panorama Boulevard) (3), All American Inn (508 S White Sands Blvd) (4), Super 8 Alamogordo NM (3204 North White Sands) (5), Ace Motel (2615 North White Sands Boulevard) (6), Comfort Inn & Suites (1020 South White Sands Boulevard) (7), R & L Cleaning Supplies (1517 10th Street Suite B) (8), Best Western Desert Aire Motor (1021 South White Sands Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: New Mexico State - District Court Clerk- Otero County (1000 New York Avenue) (1), New Mexico State - Otero County Magistrate Court- Courts- Magistrate Court Otero County- DIV I (263 Robert H Bradley Drive) (2), Alamogordo - District Attorney- 12th Judicial District Court- Otero County Court H (1000 New York Avenue Suite 301) (3), Alamogordo City Government - Municipal Court (1376 9th Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Edward Condon - Physicist, Adam Frye - Soccer player, Cedric Jackson - Basketball player, Donna Barton Brothers - Horse racing announcer, Edwin L. Mechem - Politician, Junior Daugherty - Fiddler, Billy McMillon - Baseball player, Conrad Hamilton - Football player.

Otero County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alamogordo and their reported violations in the past:

ALAMOGORDO DOMESTIC WATER SYSTEM (Address: 2600 NORTH FLORIDA , Population served: 38,500, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2011)
BOLES ACRES WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 780, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (3 times from JUN-06-2006 to JUN-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-08-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUN-08-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-08-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2006), St Civil Case filed (SEP-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (3 times from JUN-06-2006 to JUN-06-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-08-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-08-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUN-08-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2006), St Civil Case filed (SEP-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CANYON HILLS MDWCA (Address: 3431 THUNDER RD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ALAMO HEIGHTS WUA (Address: 19 MCDONNELL DRIVE , Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2012)
ENCHANTED VALLEY WUA (Address: 34 MOUNTAIN VIEW DR , Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2011)
DOG CANYON MDWCA (Address: 25 TERRALL TRAIL , Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-13-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In AUG-18-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
LOW MESA WUA (Address: 5980 HWY 54 SOUTH, UNIT 3651 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2007), St Boil Water Order (SEP-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2005 to SEP-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-18-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-18-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-18-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-18-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-18-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 12 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alamogordo that have no violations reported:

  • DUNGAN MDWCA (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Alamogordo in 2010:

  • 278 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 214 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 23 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Alamogordo in 2000:

  • 182 people in nursing homes
  • 163 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in institutions for the blind

Banks with most branches in Alamogordo (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: at 414 Tenth Street, North Branch, First Street Branch. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $309.1 mil, Deposits: $270.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Alamogordo Bancorp Of Nevada, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Alamogordo Branch at 600 Ninth Street, branch established on 1996/07/26. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Alamogordo Main Branch at 1109 New York Ave, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Washington Federal: Alamogordo Branch at 300 E. 1st St, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Pioneer Bank: 1020 Tenth Street Branch at 1020 10th St, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $594.7 mil, Deposits: $436.4 mil, headquarters in Roswell, NM, positive income, 13 total offices
  • First Savings Bank: Sun World Branch at 723 New York Ave, branch established on 1974/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $436.6 mil, Deposits: $352.8 mil, headquarters in Beresford, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • First American Bank: Alamogordo Branch at 1300 North White Sands Boulevard, branch established on 2003/11/03. Info updated 2010/06/26: Bank assets: $732.3 mil, Deposits: $605.7 mil, headquarters in Artesia, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Artesia Bancshares, Inc.
  • BANK'34: Bank'34 at 500 10th Street, branch established on 1934/08/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $180.2 mil, Deposits: $138.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Western Bank: at 500 Ninth Street, branch established on 1977/09/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $73.4 mil, Deposits: $52.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Western Bancshares Of Alamogordo, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Alamogordo:

Marital status in Alamogordo, NM
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Alamogordo:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
New Mexico average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Alamogordo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alamogordo, NM (based on Otero County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,86211
Evangelical Protestant8,94755
Mainline Protestant2,91312
Other1,71211
Black Protestant4665
None37,897-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Otero County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Otero County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Otero County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Otero County:

6.8%
State:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.8%
State:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alamogordo:

11.9%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alamogordo:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
Alamogordo:

55.2%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alamogordo, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 54$328,122$72,9160$0
Parks and Recreation 43$100,914$28,16214$11,393
Financial Administration 30$91,045$36,4182$2,631
Water Supply 30$90,664$36,2660$0
Other Government Administration 25$73,922$35,4831$1,701
Police - Other 19$48,686$30,7490$0
Other and Unallocable 19$47,702$30,1283$3,288
Streets and Highways 18$58,231$38,8210$0
Firefighters 17$49,075$34,6410$0
Welfare 12$26,766$26,7662$1,796
Solid Waste Management 10$23,051$27,6610$0
Local Libraries 10$27,955$33,5467$7,190
Housing and Community Development (Local) 9$22,486$29,9810$0
Judicial and Legal 8$33,236$49,8541$886
Health 6$13,910$27,8200$0
Sewerage 5$12,894$30,9460$0
Electric Power 4$11,545$34,6350$0
Fire - Other 3$11,672$46,6880$0
Airports 2$5,753$34,5180$0
Totals for Government 324$1,077,629$39,91230$28,885

Alamogordo government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Toll Highways: $5,401,000 ($172.84)
    Water Utilities: $5,137,000 ($164.39)
    Air Transportation: $3,993,000 ($127.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,063,000 ($34.02)
    General - Other: $427,000 ($13.66)
    General Public Buildings: $351,000 ($11.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $301,000 ($9.63)
    Public Welfare - Other: $190,000 ($6.08)
    Police Protection: $129,000 ($4.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($0.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,844,000 ($187.02)
    Water Utilities: $4,570,000 ($146.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,066,000 ($130.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,971,000 ($95.08)
    Financial Administration: $2,528,000 ($80.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,321,000 ($74.28)
    Central Staff Services: $2,225,000 ($71.20)
    General - Other: $1,500,000 ($48.00)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,271,000 ($40.67)
    Toll Highways: $1,227,000 ($39.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $924,000 ($29.57)
    Libraries: $806,000 ($25.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $772,000 ($24.71)
    General Public Buildings: $600,000 ($19.20)
    Air Transportation: $178,000 ($5.70)
    Correctional Institutions: $80,000 ($2.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $63,000 ($2.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $914,000 ($29.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $227,000 ($7.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Toll Highways: $6,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,163,000 ($549.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,363,000 ($43.62)

Alamogordo government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,985,000 ($127.53)
    Sewerage: $3,662,000 ($117.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,794,000 ($57.41)
    Other: $175,000 ($5.60)
    Air Transportation: $151,000 ($4.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $77,000 ($2.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $3,584,000 ($114.70)
    Water Utilities: $517,000 ($16.55)
    Public Welfare: $375,000 ($12.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,233,000 ($39.46)
    Public Welfare: $454,000 ($14.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,516,000 ($48.52)
    Interest Earnings: $931,000 ($29.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $407,000 ($13.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $185,000 ($5.92)
    Rents: $41,000 ($1.31)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,924,000 ($189.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,318,000 ($266.19)
    Public Welfare: $1,787,000 ($57.19)
    Other: $1,609,000 ($51.49)
    Water Utilities: $332,000 ($10.62)
    Highways: $117,000 ($3.74)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,253,000 ($424.12)
    Property: $4,044,000 ($129.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $961,000 ($30.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $530,000 ($16.96)
    Other License: $203,000 ($6.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000 ($2.02)

Alamogordo government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,716,000 ($2103.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,999,000 ($1984.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,717,000 ($118.95)

Alamogordo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,247,000 ($295.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,413,000 ($2253.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,604,000 ($51.33)

9.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.45%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

0.85% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,748 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.85%
New Mexico average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.72% ($30,926 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.68% ($29,392)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.43% ($45,427)


9.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.09%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

0.62% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,926 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.62%
New Mexico average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.92% ($32,500 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.70% ($31,611)
to Clark County, NV  0.29% ($64,877)
Businesses in Alamogordo, NM
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Best Western1Maurices1
Big O Tires1McDonald's2
Burger King1Motel 61
Chevrolet1Nike1
ColorTyme1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Dennys1Quiznos1
FedEx3RadioShack1
Foot Locker1Rue211
Ford1SONIC Drive-In2
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Staples1
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS5
KFC1Vans1
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Alamogordo:

  • KRSY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KINN (1270 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KBUY (1360 AM; 5 kW; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alamogordo:

  • KZZX (105.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K205DE (88.9 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • K256AI (99.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K215EC (91.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNMZ (103.7 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KRSY-FM (92.7 FM; LA LUZ, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • K249DD (97.7 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: ROSWELL CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KNMB (96.7 FM; CLOUDCROFT, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • KIDX (101.5 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • K240CN (95.9 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FRIENDS OF KHFM-RUIDOSO)
  • K297AE (107.3 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • KYEE (94.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • K208AS (89.5 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)
  • K210CU (89.9 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • K212BB (90.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K244DJ (96.7 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CHARLES HILL)
  • K201BJ (88.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alamogordo:

  • K49FX (Channel 49; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K24CT (Channel 24; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • K28HB (Channel 28; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KVBA-LP (Channel 63; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: VISION BROADCASTING NETWORK,INC)
  • K27HP (Channel 27; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K40BP (Channel 40; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • K34CR (Channel 34; ALAMOGORDO, ETC., NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAPT-LP (Channel 29; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • K31GJ (Channel 31; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K65CG (Channel 65; ALAMOGORDO, ETC., NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K42EY (Channel 42; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)
  • K36CK (Channel 45; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: KDBC-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Alamogordo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 52Number of bridges
  • 285ft / 86.9mTotal length
  • $5,096,000Total costs
  • 516,474Total average daily traffic
  • 89,948Total average daily truck traffic
  • 836,599Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alamogordo, NM - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 121930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alamogordo, NM
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alamogordo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 149 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Alamogordo, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 380 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 301 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alamogordo)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 79 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alamogordo)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 121. The highest number of fire incidents - 183 took place in 2011, and the least - 18 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Alamogordo, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.4%), and Structure Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alamogordo, NM
    • 86347.4%Outside Fires
    • 56731.2%Structure Fires
    • 25614.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1347.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alamogordo, NM

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alamogordo, New Mexico:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1020 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310 , Phone: (505) 434-4200, Fax: (505) 437-8872
  • Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, 1021 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310 , Phone: (575) 437-2110, Fax: (575) 437-1898
  • Quality Inn Alamogordo, 1401 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310 , Phone: (505) 437-7100, Fax: (505) 443-0251
  • Super 8 Motel, 3204 N White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310 , Phone: (575) 434-4205, Fax: (575) 439-2741
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 100 Kerry Ave, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310 , Phone: (505) 434-9773, Fax: (505) 434-3279
  • Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Alamogordo, 2500 N White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310 , Phone: (575) 446-6111, Fax: (575) 446-6112
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Alamogordo, 300 Panorama Blvd, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310 , Phone: (575) 437-4000, Fax: (575) 437-4010
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alamogordo, New Mexico
Most common first names in Alamogordo, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15476.8 years
James14570.9 years
John14073.1 years
Robert13571.3 years
William13473.9 years
George7974.7 years
Charles7574.2 years
Joseph5871.9 years
Helen5380.4 years
Frances4878.4 years
Most common last names in Alamogordo, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8975.6 years
Johnson4976.9 years
Jones4477.2 years
Chavez3870.5 years
Garcia3773.9 years
Davis3578.5 years
Miller3174.5 years
Torres3070.0 years
Sanchez2768.1 years
Jackson2771.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alamogordo, NM
  • 84.7%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alamogordo, NM
  • 73.1%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Alamogordo compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Alamogordo on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Germany (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Tyler Mainord Grace (1)
  • John J. Anderson (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2020.