For population 25 years and over in Los Alamos:
For population 15 years and over in Los Alamos CDP:
1,397 residents are foreign born (3.8% Europe, 3.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,780 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (24.3 miles , pop. 62,203).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (56.8 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (366.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: White Rock, NM (2.7 miles ), San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM (3.1 miles ), San Lorenzo, NM (3.3 miles) , El Rancho, NM (3.4 miles ), Santa Clara Pueblo, NM (3.6 miles ), La Mesilla, NM (3.7 miles ), Jacona, NM (3.8 miles ), Jaconita, NM (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 35.89 N, Longitude: 106.30 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Atomic City
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,011 (+25.1%)
Area code: 505
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 73 (38 officers).
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Work and jobs in Los Alamos: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Los Alamos-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/1998 at 08:05:31, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 MB, 4.0 ML, 3.8 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from Los Alamos center
On 6/4/2008 at 14:02:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/4/1995 at 03:59:04, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/1990 at 21:27:05, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from Los Alamos center
On 12/31/1997 at 13:32:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Los Alamos County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Drew Goddard - Writer, Michael Creutz - Physicist, Chris Jackson - College basketball player (Utah Utes), Carol Cady - Shot putter and discus thrower.
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Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.330. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 36.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 3.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Los Alamos and their reported violations in the past:LOS ALAMOS MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 25000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:JUNIPER HILLS MHP (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:CIELO LINDO (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.1%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 3.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 3.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Los Alamos compared to New Mexico state average:
Banks with branches in Los Alamos (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Los Alamos CDP (based on Los Alamos County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($64,047 average adjusted gross income)
0.49% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,904 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($71,368 average adjusted gross income)
0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,176 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Los Alamos fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Los Alamos, NM
Total length: 86 meters (282ft)
Total costs: $4,906,000
Total average daily traffic: 116,045
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,465
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Los Alamos)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Los Alamos, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 495 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Los Alamos)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 78 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Los Alamos)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 567 patent applications in 2008-2014.