Alamo, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Alamo, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Alamo Census Designated Place had a population of 1,033 as of July 1, 2018. Alamo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Alamo is located at latitude 34.4184 and longitude -107.5125 in Socorro County. The formal boundaries for the Alamo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 39.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Socorro County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,184 feet.

The Alamo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407708) 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 Alamo Census Designated Place is located within Magdalena Division of Socorro County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alamo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Alamo, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,033
Population in Households 1,033
Population in Familes 890
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $20,845
Average Household Income $30,328
Per Capita Income $7,429


Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $77,778
Average Home Value $165,152


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 4.08
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.59% -0.61%
Households -0.61% -0.56%
Families -0.8% -0.69%
Median Household Income   -0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

Alamo, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alamo to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 146 67th
Population Density # 399 10th
Diversity Index # 420 5th
Median Household Income # 439 1st
Per Capita Income # 442 0th

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