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Los Alamos, New Mexico (NM) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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5.2% of Los Alamos, NM residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 249.7% less than the poverty level of 18.2% across the entire state of New Mexico. Taking into account residents not living in families, 9.7% of high school graduates and 46.9% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 5.4% among disabled males and 9.1% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 66.4%. For comparison, it was 26.8% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Los Alamos, NM

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Los Alamos:

5.2%
Whole state:

18.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Los Alamos:

3.1%
Whole state:

7.8%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Los Alamos:

5.4%
New Mexico:

20.4%
Disability rate in this place among poor males (it is 10.6% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Los Alamos:

16.1%
New Mexico:

26.3%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Los Alamos:

9.1%
New Mexico:

24.2%
Disability rate in this place among poor females (it is 12.0% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Los Alamos:

30.0%
New Mexico:

25.1%

Renting rate in this place among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

66.4%
Residents above poverty level:

26.8%

Poverty by age in Los Alamos, NM

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Los Alamos
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Los Alamos,NM (percentage below poverty level)
  • 10.9%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 9.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 15.6%16 and 17 years
  • 10.6%18 to 24 years
  • 4.1%25 to 34 years
  • 0.3%35 to 44 years
  • 2.2%45 to 54 years
  • 4.6%55 to 64 years
  • 2.8%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Los Alamos
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Los Alamos,NM (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 2.1%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 19.3%18 to 24 years
  • 3.2%25 to 34 years
  • 6.0%35 to 44 years
  • 2.6%45 to 54 years
  • 4.9%55 to 64 years
  • 4.0%65 to 74 years
  • 26.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Los Alamos, NM
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Los Alamos,NM (% below half of poverty level)
  • 0.7%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 2.7%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 6.7%16 and 17 years
  • 6.4%18 to 24 years
  • 0.9%25 to 34 years
  • 0.9%35 to 44 years
  • 0.8%45 to 54 years
  • 0.4%55 to 64 years
  • 2.1%65 to 74 years
  • 3.1%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Los Alamos, NM

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Los Alamos, NM
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Los Alamos, NM (%)
  • 5.8%White
  • 2.5%Black
  • 0.0%American Indian
  • 4.7%Asian
  • 0.0%Other race
  • 7.6%2+ races
  • 2.6%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Los Alamos, NM
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Los Alamos, NM (absolute numbers)
  • 505White
  • 2Black
  • 0American Indian
  • 42Asian
  • 0Other race
  • 542+ races
  • 63Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 5.0%Below poverty level
  • 95.0%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 3.9%Below poverty level
  • 96.1%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Los Alamos, NM

Children below poverty level:
Los Alamos, New Mexico:

3.7%
State:

24.7%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Los Alamos:

9.7%
New Mexico:

21.8%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Los Alamos:

46.9%
New Mexico:

49.5%
Poor families by family type
  • 54.8%Married-couple family
  • 9.6%Male, no wife present
  • 35.6%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Los Alamos not in families by work experience
  • 2.5%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 61.9%Worked part-time
  • 35.6%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 27.3%Both worked part-time
  • 0.0%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 72.7%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 6.1%1990 to 1994
  • 2.4%1980 to 1989
  • 14.6%1970 to 1979
  • 6.1%1960 to 1969
  • 39.0%1950 to 1959
  • 31.7%1940 to 1949
  • 0.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 1.8%1999 to 2000
  • 4.7%1995 to 1998
  • 4.4%1990 to 1994
  • 17.1%1980 to 1989
  • 13.9%1970 to 1979
  • 15.2%1960 to 1969
  • 27.0%1950 to 1959
  • 15.8%1940 to 1949
  • 0.2%1939 or earlier
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