Los Alamos SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
10
Commute
10

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Los Alamos, New Mexico Info Snack

Los Alamos (Spanish: Los Álamos, meaning "The Cottonwoods" or "The Poplars") is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States that is recognized as the birthplace of the atomic bomb??the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. The town is located on four mesas of the Pajarito Plateau, and has a population of 12,019. It is the county seat and one of two population centers in the county known as census-designated places (CDPs); the other is White Rock.
Population
12,035
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
6.4%
Median Home
$291,800
Median Income
$101,399
Median Rent
$989

Rankings for Los Alamos in New Mexico

Best Places Around Los Alamos

1

White Rock, NM
Population 5,878

2

3

Santa Fe, NM
Population 82,980

4

Rio Rancho, NM
Population 93,317

5

Agua Fria, NM
Population 2,969

6

Bernalillo, NM
Population 8,991

7

San Felipe Pueblo, NM
Population 2,786

8

Chimayo, NM
Population 2,680

9

La Cienega, NM
Population 3,194

Map Of Los Alamos, NM

Population over time in Los Alamos

Year Population % Change
2017 12,035 2.6%
2016 11,733 -0.7%
2015 11,815 -0.2%
2014 11,843 -1.9%
2013 12,068 0.4%
2012 12,014 -0.5%
2011 12,080 0.4%
2010 12,030 -

Crime in Los Alamos Per 100k

Crime Los Alamos NM USA
Violent Crime 164.8 783.5 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.1 5.3
Robbery 11.0 178.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 131.8 537.8 248.9
Property Crime 510.9 3941.7 2362.0
Burglary 60.4 858.1 430.4
Larceny 439.5 2519.9 1694.0
Car Theft 11.0 563.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Los Alamos

White
71.4% (8,593)
African American
0.4% (46)
American Indian
0.7% (88)
Asian
7.5% (900)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (8)
Two Or More
2.4% (292)
Hispanic
17.5% (2,108)
Race Los Alamos NM USA
White 71.4% 38.2% 61.5%
African American 0.4% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 7.5% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 17.5% 48.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Los Alamos, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
4.5% (54,157)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (31,291)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.0% (48,140)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.3% (51,750)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.4% (89,059)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.5% (138,402)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.2% (182,932)
$100,000 to $149,999
24.7% (297,264)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.0% (144,420)
$200,000 or more
13.8% (166,083)
Income Los Alamos NM USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 9.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 6.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.0% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.3% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.4% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.5% 17.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.2% 11.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 24.7% 11.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.0% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 13.8% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Los Alamos

Female
48.6% (5,853)
Male
51.4% (6,181)
Gender Los Alamos NM USA
Female 48.6% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 51.4% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Los Alamos for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.9% (111)
9-12th Grade
1.5% (175)
High School / GED
11.5% (1,382)
Some College
11.3% (1,363)
Associate's Degree
8.4% (1,005)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (2,887)
Master's Degree
19.9% (2,400)
Professional Degree
1.2% (144)
Doctorate Degree
21.3% (2,563)
Education Los Alamos NM USA
< 9th Grade 0.9% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 1.5% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 11.5% 26.4% 27.3%
Some College 11.3% 23.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.4% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 15.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 19.9% 8.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.2% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 21.3% 1.8% 1.4%

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