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The Los Alamos Census Designated Place had a population of 12,447 as of July 1, 2020. Los Alamos ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Los Alamos is located at latitude 35.8881 and longitude -106.307 in Los Alamos County. The formal boundaries for the Los Alamos Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 11.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Alamos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,211 feet.
The Los Alamos Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408132) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Los Alamos Census Designated Place is located within Los Alamos Division of Los Alamos County.
|Total Population||12,447 (100%)|
|Population in Households||12,353 (99.2%)|
|Population in Families||9,802 (78.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||94 ( 0.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$112,275|
|Average Household Income||$145,676|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$64,531|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||6,023 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,623 (60.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,906 (31.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||495 ( 8.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$306,546|
|Average Home Value||$344,052|
|Housing Affordability Index3||213|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.1%|
|Per Capita Income||1.56%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.34%|
The table below compares Los Alamos to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 19||96th|
|Population Density||# 40||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 2||100th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 337||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 4||99th|
|Diversity Index||# 348||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.