Living in White Rock, NM

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

White Rock SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
9
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
10
Commute
9

White Rock, NM Cost Of Living

106
White Rock's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

White Rock, New Mexico Info Snack

White Rock is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States. It is one of two population centers in the county known as census-designated places (CDPs); the other is Los Alamos (the county seat). The population was 6,045 at the 2000 census. It is largely a bedroom community for employees of Los Alamos National Laboratory and their families. Access to White Rock from the town of Los Alamos and other cities and towns in New Mexico is via New Mexico State Road 4, which forms the northwestern boundary of the community. Administratively, White Rock is a neighborhood of Los Alamos; locals refer to Los Alamos (meaning not White Rock) as "the Townsite," or "the Hill".
Population
5,809
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
2.0%
Median Home
$291,800
Median Income
$135,929
Median Rent
$1,294

Rankings for White Rock in New Mexico

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Map Of White Rock, NM

Population over time in White Rock

Year Population % Change
2017 5,809 -1.2%
2016 5,878 -3.4%
2015 6,083 2.6%
2014 5,927 -0.8%
2013 5,977 4.7%
2012 5,708 0.3%
2011 5,690 -0.0%
2010 5,692 -3.7%
2009 5,908 -

Race / Ethnicity in White Rock

White
76.8% (4,462)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
1.7% (99)
Asian
1.4% (83)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.6% (212)
Hispanic
16.4% (953)
Race White Rock NM USA
White 76.8% 37.7% 61.1%
African American 0.0% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.7% 8.8% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 1.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.4% 48.5% 17.8%

Household Income For White Rock, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
0.0% (0)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (11,057)
$15,000 to $24,999
1.0% (5,933)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.0% (11,596)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.2% (29,934)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.9% (57,712)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (75,511)
$100,000 to $149,999
25.2% (146,438)
$150,000 to $199,999
20.5% (119,200)
$200,000 or more
21.3% (123,515)
Income White Rock NM USA
Less than $10,000 0.0% 9.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 6.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 1.0% 12.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.0% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.2% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.9% 17.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 11.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 25.2% 11.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 20.5% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 21.3% 3.7% 7.0%

Gender in White Rock

Female
50.3% (2,922)
Male
49.7% (2,887)
Gender White Rock NM USA
Female 50.3% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in White Rock for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (58)
High School / GED
10.0% (580)
Some College
15.0% (871)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (522)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (1,626)
Master's Degree
20.0% (1,161)
Professional Degree
2.0% (116)
Doctorate Degree
15.0% (871)
Education White Rock NM USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 7.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 15.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 20.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 15.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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