Alamogordo SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9.5

Alamogordo, NM Photos

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Alamogordo, New Mexico Info Snack

Alamogordo /ælmrdo/ is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. A city in the Tularosa Basin of the Chihuahuan Desert, it is bordered on the east by the Sacramento Mountains and to the west by White Sands National Monument. It is the city nearest to Holloman Air Force Base. The population was 30,403 as of the 2010 census. Alamogordo is known for its connection with the Trinity test, the first explosion of an atomic bomb, and also for the Atari video game burial of 1983.
Population
30,963
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
17.3%
Median Home
$112,700
Median Income
$45,531
Median Rent
$777

Rankings for Alamogordo in New Mexico

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Map Of Alamogordo, NM

Population over time in Alamogordo

Year Population % Change
2017 30,963 -0.8%
2016 31,201 0.0%
2015 31,198 -0.1%
2014 31,224 1.0%
2013 30,903 1.2%
2012 30,544 1.3%
2011 30,165 1.4%
2010 29,753 -

Crime in Alamogordo Per 100k

Crime Alamogordo NM USA
Violent Crime 360.0 783.5 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.1 5.3
Robbery 22.3 178.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 318.6 537.8 248.9
Property Crime 3141.5 3941.7 2362.0
Burglary 484.3 858.1 430.4
Larceny 2399.2 2519.9 1694.0
Car Theft 258.1 563.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Alamogordo

White
55.3% (17,133)
African American
4.1% (1,284)
American Indian
1.2% (386)
Asian
1.7% (515)
Hawaiian
0.1% (20)
Other
0.2% (69)
Two Or More
2.9% (900)
Hispanic
34.4% (10,656)
Race Alamogordo NM USA
White 55.3% 38.2% 61.5%
African American 4.1% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 34.4% 48.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Alamogordo, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
8.1% (250,800)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (179,585)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.6% (390,133)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (387,037)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (504,696)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.4% (631,645)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (402,519)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.8% (272,474)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (46,444)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (34,059)
Income Alamogordo NM USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 9.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 6.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.6% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.4% 17.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 11.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.8% 11.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Alamogordo

Female
49.9% (15,440)
Male
50.1% (15,522)
Gender Alamogordo NM USA
Female 49.9% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Alamogordo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.7% (1,141)
9-12th Grade
6.4% (1,984)
High School / GED
29.5% (9,143)
Some College
28.2% (8,744)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (3,712)
Bachelor's Degree
11.5% (3,575)
Master's Degree
7.6% (2,349)
Professional Degree
0.5% (159)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (150)
Education Alamogordo NM USA
< 9th Grade 3.7% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.4% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 29.5% 26.4% 27.3%
Some College 28.2% 23.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 11.5% 15.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.6% 8.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.5% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.8% 1.4%

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