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Population in 2012: 31,500 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 

Males: 15,522  (49.3%)
Females: 15,978  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  37.4 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88310.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,651 (it was $30,928 in 2000)
Alamogordo:

$44,651
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,763

Alamogordo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,859 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Alamogordo:

$116,859
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,114; Detached houses: $119,360; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,013; In 2-unit structures: $91,390; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,056; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $54,784; Mobile homes: $56,142; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $47,300

Median gross rent in 2012: $657.

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  • White alone - 17,317 (56.7%)
  • Hispanic - 9,999 (32.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,656 (5.4%)
  • Asian alone - 673 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 598 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 295 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alamogordo: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.4%), Irish (7.9%), English (6.6%), United States (4.2%), Italian (2.9%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 4334 feet

Land area: 19.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,628 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Alamogordo:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alamogordo city:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

2,504 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This city:  8.2%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Alamogordo, New Mexico as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alamogordo to the number of sex offenders is 685 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $753 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $587 (0.6%)

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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: +130 (+0.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,105 (64.3%)

Area code: 505

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Crime rates in Alamogordo by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2111001134420
per 100,000 6.72.82.82.80.00.02.72.88.411.210.96.50.0
Rapes 291418482519331521824
per 100,000 97.639.149.611.322.268.151.791.342.158.621.96.512.7
Robberies 8778999488268
per 100,000 26.919.619.322.524.924.524.511.122.422.35.519.525.5
Assaults 548478807377897286998310178
per 100,000 181.8234.8215.0225.5202.2209.9242.3199.1241.2276.4227.1328.5248.6
Burglaries 219113127135128121145154136171203160154
per 100,000 737.3315.8350.0380.5354.6329.8394.7425.9381.4477.3555.3520.4490.8
Thefts 951960943758777860742883815798798777630
per 100,000 3201.62683.12598.72136.62152.72344.12019.72441.82285.52227.62183.02527.42007.8
Auto thefts 26254134313828453226354332
per 100,000 87.569.9113.095.885.9103.676.2124.489.772.695.7139.9102.0
Arson 5320654865528
per 100,000 16.88.45.50.016.613.610.922.116.814.013.76.525.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 340.7237.3244.4196.7193.7241.8229.2273.6243.6274.0232.6251.8201.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 103 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
New Mexico average:

2.22

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Alamogordo, New Mexico accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,673 (+27.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Alamogordo-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from Alamogordo center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1999 at 19:04:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, 3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/27/1990 at 13:23:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from Alamogordo center
On 11/14/2004 at 21:27:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otero County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Alamogordo:

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

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Local government website: ci.alamogordo.nm.us

Colleges/Universities in Alamogordo:

  • Olympian University of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 1,087; Location: 1011 E 10th St Ste B; Private, for-profit; Website: www.olympianuniversity.com)
  • New Mexico State University-Alamogordo (FT enrollment: 868; Location: 2400 North Scenic Drive; Public; Website: nmsua.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alamogordo:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 14,681)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 64 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • El Paso Community College (about 83 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 10,943)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 85 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 156 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 157 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 164 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)

Public high schools in Alamogordo:

Private high school in Alamogordo:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 1206 GREENWOOD LN; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Alamogordo:

Private elementary/middle school in Alamogordo:

  • FATHER JAMES B HAY SCHOOL (Students: 56; Location: 1000 E EIGHTH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Alamogordo, map of school districts: ALAMOGORDO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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

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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

 
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:

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE (Address: HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE , Population served: 8600, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
EILEEN ACRES (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-23-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
ALAMO HEIGHTS WUA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-27-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2000)
DUNGAN MDWCA (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-1999), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-13-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FREEMANS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2002), St Boil Water Order (AUG-08-2002), St Public Notif issued (AUG-08-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-12-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2002), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-23-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2002), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-23-2003)
CANYON HILLS WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-01-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-01-1999)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SHOOTERS (Population served: 50, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-27-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
ENCHANTED VALLEY WUA (Population served: 45, 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)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.9%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.4% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.8% for other race residents, 39.8% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alamogordo, NM

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

Alamogordo compared to New Mexico state average:

Alamogordo, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.


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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.

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

  • Clovis Inn, 1020 S White Sands, Alamogordo, NM 88310 , Phone: (505) 762-5600
  • Alamo Inn, 1400 N White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310 , Phone: (505) 437-1000
  • Days Inn, 907 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310 , Phone: (505) 437-5090
  • The Townsman Motel, 710 N White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310 , Phone: (505) 437-0210
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1020 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310 , Phone: (505) 434-4200, Fax: (505) 437-8872
  • Best Western Desert Aire, 1021 S White Sands, Alamogordo, NM 88310 , Phone: (505) 437-2110, Fax: (505) 437-1898
  • Motel 6, 251 Panaroma Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310 , Phone: (505) 434-5970, Fax: (505) 437-5491
  • Satellite Inn, 2224 N White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310 , Phone: (505) 437-8454
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alamogordo, New Mexico

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alamogordo travel time to work - commute


Alamogordo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Alamogordo city (based on Otero County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.19%
Here46.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents53.8%14.4%8.7%6.4%3.0%
Congregations13.9%22.2%6.9%6.9%4.2%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.2%1.3%1.2%6.4%
Congregations1.4%16.7%1.4%2.8%23.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Otero County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 28$79,125$33,9111$2,927
Other Government Administration 14$43,539$37,3190$0
Judicial and Legal 8$23,193$34,7900$0
Police Protection - Officers 67$246,147$44,0860$0
Police - Other 19$44,964$28,3980$0
Firefighters 22$46,533$25,3820$0
Fire - Other 2$9,500$57,0000$0
Streets and Highways 25$60,351$28,9681$1,859
Airports 2$7,838$47,0280$0
Health 5$13,117$31,4813$4,342
Solid Waste Management 17$33,954$23,9680$0
Parks and Recreation 52$108,119$24,95125$31,013
Housing and Community Development(Local) 37$79,680$25,84250$32,663
Natural Resources 1$3,563$42,7560$0
Water Supply 26$74,856$34,5490$0
Local Libraries 8$20,514$30,77114$15,631
Other and Unallocable 25$84,330$40,4780$0
Totals for Government 358$979,323$32,82694$88,435

Alamogordo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,964,000 ($62.35)
    Regular Highways: $1,145,000 ($36.35)
    Fire Protection: $252,000 ($8.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $250,000 ($7.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000 ($5.97)
    Libraries: $87,000 ($2.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $40,000 ($1.27)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,162,000 ($163.87)
    Water Utilities: $3,239,000 ($102.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,107,000 ($98.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,886,000 ($59.87)
    General - Other: $1,769,000 ($56.16)
    Central Staff Services: $1,609,000 ($51.08)
    Regular Highways: $1,443,000 ($45.81)
    Financial Administration: $1,343,000 ($42.63)
    Fire Protection: $1,098,000 ($34.86)
    Libraries: $764,000 ($24.25)
    Housing & Community Development: $756,000 ($24.00)
    Sewerage: $663,000 ($21.05)
    Corrections - Other: $609,000 ($19.33)
    General Public Buildings: $492,000 ($15.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $406,000 ($12.89)
    Air Transportation: $170,000 ($5.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $781,000 ($24.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $502,000 ($15.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $266,000 ($8.44)
    Financial Administration: $108,000 ($3.43)
    General - Other: $68,000 ($2.16)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($2.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($1.33)
    Air Transportation: $38,000 ($1.21)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($1.21)
    Fire Protection: $36,000 ($1.14)
    General Public Building: $26,000 ($0.83)
    Judicial: $26,000 ($0.83)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($0.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,466,000 ($300.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $476,000 ($15.11)

Alamogordo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $64,000 ($2.03)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,469,000 ($78.38)
    Sewerage: $1,423,000 ($45.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,194,000 ($37.90)
    All Other: $185,000 ($5.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $531,000 ($16.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $256,000 ($8.13)
    Highways: $35,000 ($1.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,761,000 ($55.90)
    Interest Earnings: $641,000 ($20.35)
    Special Assessments: $132,000 ($4.19)
    Property Sale Other: $42,000 ($1.33)
    Rents: $25,000 ($0.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,986,000 ($126.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,845,000 ($185.56)
    All Other: $1,525,000 ($48.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $462,000 ($14.67)
    Highways: $216,000 ($6.86)
    Water Utilities: $188,000 ($5.97)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,793,000 ($215.65)
    Property: $2,401,000 ($76.22)
    Public Utilities: $904,000 ($28.70)
    NEC: $426,000 ($13.52)
    Other Selective Sales: $317,000 ($10.06)
    Tobacco Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Alamogordo government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $10,285,000 ($326.51)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,815,000 ($470.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $4,180,000 ($132.70)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,945,000 ($61.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $11,480,000 ($364.44)
    Water Utilities: $5,485,000 ($174.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,390,000 ($44.13)
    Water Utilities: $620,000 ($19.68)

Alamogordo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,037,000 ($128.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,771,000 ($437.17)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $759,000 ($24.10)

9.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,615 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

1.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,022 average AGI)
Otero County:

1.18%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.62% ($24,312 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.62% ($27,248)
from Lincoln County, NM  0.29% ($25,271)


11.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.05%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

1.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,602 average AGI)
Otero County:

1.24%
New Mexico average:

0.14%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.86% ($25,955 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.53% ($26,713)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.43% ($29,068)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Alamogordo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 38
Total length: 67 meters (220ft)
Total costs: $4,214,000
Total average daily traffic: 355,598
Total average daily truck traffic: 46,948

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 13
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 7
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: 90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Alamogordo, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 255 (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: 265 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alamogordo)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 106 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alamogordo)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 138
  • Hazardous Condition: 188
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Alamogordo


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alamogordo, NM

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
Businesses in Alamogordo, NM
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AutoZone1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Big O Tires1Motel 61
Burger King1Nike1
ColorTyme1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Dennys1Quiznos1
FedEx3RadioShack1
Foot Locker1Rue211
GNC1SONIC Drive-In2
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill1Staples1
H&R Block2Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS5
Kmart1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Alamogordo, NM

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