Los Alamos, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 12,019.
Population change since 2000: +0.9%
Males: 6,175  (51.4%)
Females: 5,844  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 87544.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $101,455 (it was $71,536 in 2000)
Los Alamos:

$101,455
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,593 (it was $34,240 in 2000)

Los Alamos CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $304,975 (it was $204,300 in 2000)
Los Alamos:

$304,975
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $348,062; detached houses: $394,361; townhouses or other attached units: $263,113; in 2-unit structures: $242,826; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,349; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,816; mobile homes: $105,706

Median gross rent in 2017: $993.

March 2019 cost of living index in Los Alamos: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.4%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% for American Indian residents, 27.9% for other race residents, 4.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Los Alamos, NM (2017)
    • 8,43069.9%White alone
    • 2,13717.7%Hispanic
    • 8847.3%Asian alone
    • 3202.7%Two or more races
    • 880.7%American Indian alone
    • 460.4%Black alone
    • 50.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Los Alamos, New Mexico as of December 10, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Los Alamos is 1,954 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Los Alamos by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
9
(47.2)
6
(31.4)
10
(53.9)
2
(10.9)
6
(33.1)
10
(54.8)
9
(50.8)
3
(17.0)
4
(22.0)
5
(26.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
4
(21.0)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.5)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.7)
2
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(99.8)
34
(178.2)
47
(246.2)
57
(307.4)
N/A32
(176.3)
49
(268.5)
32
(180.8)
14
(79.2)
24
(131.8)
19
(100.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(341.3)
62
(325.0)
39
(204.3)
36
(194.2)
33
(180.2)
40
(220.4)
32
(175.3)
23
(129.9)
16
(90.6)
11
(60.4)
20
(105.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
178
(934.7)
239
(1,253)
168
(880.1)
188
(1,014)
148
(808.3)
213
(1,173)
N/A149
(841.7)
117
(662.3)
80
(439.5)
88
(466.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(94.5)
6
(31.4)
3
(15.7)
4
(21.6)
5
(27.3)
2
(11.0)
4
(21.9)
2
(11.3)
6
(34.0)
2
(11.0)
2
(10.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
3
(15.7)
7
(37.8)
3
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.4)
2
(11.3)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)88.8151.9141.9172.9119.8126.6158.2122.266.769.968.2

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City-data.com crime index in Los Alamos, NM

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 71 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Los Alamos, NM City Guides:

Ancestries: American (9.1%), German (7.9%), English (5.8%), European (3.3%), Irish (3.0%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,106 people per square mile   (low).

Los Alamos, New Mexico map

1,522 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe, 3.5% Asia, 2.1% Latin America).

This place:

12.6%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,864 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,956 (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 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Atomic City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,387 (+11.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,911 (46.4%)

Area code: 505

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

Los Alamos tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Historical population in Los Alamos, NM
Historical housing units in Los Alamos, NM
Most common industries in Los Alamos, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (41.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.1%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (49.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.9%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
  • Health care (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (29.9%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.9%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Los Alamos, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Life and physical scientists (15.8%)
  • Engineers (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Life and physical scientists (22.5%)
  • Engineers (12.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (2.6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (2.5%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (2.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6.4%)
  • Computer specialists (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)

Average climate in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Los Alamos, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.8. This is better than average.

City:

57.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.334. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.87
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Los Alamos-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 111.0 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 591.2 miles away from Los Alamos 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 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 104.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 580.5 miles away from Los Alamos center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 566.1 miles away from Los Alamos center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Alamos County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Los Alamos topographic map

Main business address for: TRINITY CAPITAL CORP (MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS CREDIT INSTITUTION).

Hospitals and medical centers in Los Alamos:

  • LOS ALAMOS MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 3917 WEST ROAD)
  • LOS ALAMOS VISITING NURSE SERVICE, INC (116 CENTRAL PARK SQUARE)
  • SOMBRILLO NURSING FACILITY (1011 SOMBRILLO COURT)

Airports located in Los Alamos:

  • Los Alamos Airport (LAM) (Runways: 1, Commercial Ops: 700, Air Taxi Ops: 60, Itinerant Ops: 2,300, Local Ops: 11,230, Military Ops: 50)

College/University in Los Alamos:

  • University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus (Full-time enrollment: 365; Location: 4000 University Dr; Public; Website: www.la.unm.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Los Alamos:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 27 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 51 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 60 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 64 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Adams State University (about 113 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • San Juan College (about 121 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

Public high school in Los Alamos:

  • LOS ALAMOS HIGH (Students: 1,215, Location: 1300 DIAMOND DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Los Alamos:

  • LOS ALAMOS MIDDLE (Students: 589, Location: 1 HAWK DR, Grades: 7-8)
  • BARRANCA MESA ELEMENTARY (Students: 428, Location: 57 LOMA DEL ESCOLAR, Grades: PK-6)
  • ASPEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 290, Location: 2182 33RD ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY (Location: 2280 NORTH RD, Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle schools in Los Alamos:

  • CANYONCITO MONTESSORI SCHOOL & CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 50, Location: 2525 CANYON RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • PONDEROSA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 45, Location: 304 ROVER BLVD, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Los Alamos

Library in Los Alamos:

  • LOS ALAMOS COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,144,022; Location: 2400 CENTRAL AVENUE; 145,801 books; 4,058 e-books; 8,610 audio materials; 6,960 video materials; 47 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 401 print serial subscriptions; 58 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Los Alamos: Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (A), Guaje Historic Site (B), Los Alamos Weather Station (C), Los Alamos Technical Associates Library (D), Los Alamos Medical Center Library (E), Los Alamos County Library - Main Branch (F), Los Alamos Branch-UNM Learning Resource Center Library (G), Los Alamos County Library White Rock Branch (H), Los Alamos National Labratory Library (I), Fuller Lodge Art Center (J), Bradbury Science Museum (K), Los Alamos County Historical Museum (L), Los Alamos Fire Department Station 6 (M), Los Alamos Fire Department Station 2 Training Facility (N), Los Alamos Fire Department Station 4 (O), Los Alamos County Historical Museum and Archives (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Mari Mac Village Shopping Center (1), Central Shopping Center (2), Community Shopping Center (3), El Segundo Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Los Alamos: TRINITY CAPITAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Los Alamos include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Los Alamos Christian Fellowship Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Unitarian Church (D), United Church (E), Jehovah's Witness Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), Friends Religious Society of Quakers (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Guaje Pines Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Los Alamos: Los Alamos Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Los Alamos Historical Museum Shop (1921 Juniper Street), The Black Hole an Unusual Place (Museums; 4015 Arkansas Avenue), Los Alamos Historical Museum & Bookstore - Director's Ofc- Historical Society- Arch (Fuller Landing), Los Alamos Sales CO (Museums; 4015 Arkansas Avenue), Tourist Information Center (124 State Road 4), Buffalo Tours Los Alamos (Tours & Charters; Po Box 726).

Hotels: Best Western (400 Trinity Drive), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (2455 Trinity Dr), Pueblo Canyon Inn & Gallery (199 San Ildefonso Road), Adobe Pines Bed & Breakfast (2101 Loma Linda Drive), Quality Inn & Suites (2175 Trinity Drive), Holiday Inn Express (2455 Trinity Drive), Canyon Inn Bed & Breakfast (80 Canyon Road), Hampton Inn & Suites Los Alamos- NM (124 State Highway 4), Best Western Hilltop House Hotel (400 Trinity Drive).

Courts: Los Alamos County - Municipal Court- Traffic Violation Bureau (2300 Trinity Drive), Los Alamos County Government - Probate Court Judge (2300 Trinity Drive), New Mexico State - Los Alamos- Magistrate Court Los Alamos Division I (1319 Trinity Drive).

Birthplace of: Drew Goddard - Writer, Michael Creutz - Physicist, Chris Jackson - College basketball player (Utah Utes), Carol Cady - Shot putter and discus thrower.

Los Alamos 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 Los Alamos and their reported violations in the past:

LOS ALAMOS MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Address: 901 Trinity Drive , Population served: 25,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-06-2012 to AUG-06-2012)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
CIELO LINDO (Address: 439 LOUISE , Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.7%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.0%
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 Los Alamos in 2010:

  • 55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in college/university student housing
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Los Alamos in 2000:

  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Los Alamos (2011 data):

  • Los Alamos National Bank: at 1200 Trinity Drive, branch established on 1963/06/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,515.9 mil, Deposits: $1,331.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Trinity Capital Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Santa Fe: Los Alamos Office at 1910 Trinity Drive, branch established on 1948/01/26. Info updated 2010/05/28: Bank assets: $734.6 mil, Deposits: $654.7 mil, headquarters in Santa Fe, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: New Mexico Banquest Corporation
  • Community Bank: Los Alamos Branch at 1475 Central Avenue, branch established on 1978/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.9 mil, Deposits: $159.8 mil, headquarters in Santa Fe, NM, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorporation Of New Mexico, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Los Alamos Smith's Branch at 535 Central Avenue, branch established on 1997/01/06. 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

For population 15 years and over in Los Alamos:

Marital status in Los Alamos, NM
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Los Alamos:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 42.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
New Mexico average:

12.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Los Alamos, NM (based on Los Alamos County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,95014
Mainline Protestant3,84511
Catholic2,8702
Other1,3947
Orthodox341
None5,857-
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: 2
Los Alamos County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Los Alamos County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Los Alamos County:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Alamos County:

19.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Los Alamos County:

13.6%
New Mexico:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.5%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.8%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Los Alamos:

28.2
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Los Alamos:

8.6%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
Los Alamos:

60.3%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Los Alamos:

80.1%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Los Alamos, NM Residents

8.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,461 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Santa Fe County, NM  1.01% ($71,526 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.88% ($59,424)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.40% ($54,300)


7.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($86,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.96% ($58,592 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.77% ($99,807)
Businesses in Los Alamos, NM
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx4SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Hilton1Subway1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
Kroger2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Los Alamos:

  • KRSN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: REAL RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Los Alamos:

  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KAJZ (105.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KABG (98.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, L.L.C.)
  • KRZY-FM (105.9 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KBAC (104.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSS (97.3 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHFM (95.5 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA L.L.C)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Los Alamos:

  • KCHF (Channel 11; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: SON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTFQ (Channel 14; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TELEFUTURA TELEVISION GROUP, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Los Alamos fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.1mTotal length
  • $2,062,000Total costs
  • 154,659Total average daily traffic
  • 25,716Total average daily truck traffic
  • 308,645Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Los Alamos, NM - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Los Alamos, NM
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Los Alamos)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Los Alamos, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (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: 533 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Los Alamos)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 65 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Los Alamos)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4
Fire incident types in Los Alamos, NM

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Los Alamos, New Mexico:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 2201 Trinity Dr, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 , Phone: (505) 662-7211, Fax: (505) 661-7714
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 2455 Trinity Dr, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 , Phone: (505) 661-1110, Fax: (505) 661-2657
  • Canyon Inn, 80 Canyon Rd, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 , Phone: (800) 662-2565
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 60 Entrada, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 , Phone: (505) 661-2646, Fax: (505) 661-2659
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Most common first names in Los Alamos, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14876.5 years
Mary11278.3 years
Robert10673.8 years
James8674.2 years
William8476.5 years
Helen5280.9 years
Dorothy5276.5 years
Margaret5082.5 years
Charles4474.3 years
Frances4280.7 years
Most common last names in Los Alamos, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4473.4 years
Martinez4073.8 years
Johnson4075.3 years
Miller3079.8 years
Williams2680.0 years
Moore2070.5 years
Anderson1678.4 years
Kennedy1678.1 years
White1672.7 years
Romero1486.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Los Alamos, NM
  • 89.6%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Los Alamos, NM
  • 79.1%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Los Alamos compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Los Alamos on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 (87544) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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