Alamogordo, New Mexico Population 2019

Alamogordo, New Mexico's estimated population is 31,701 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Alamogordo, New Mexico is the 9th largest city in New Mexico based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1478.98 people/mi² (571.03 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37 years, 34.3 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.4 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Alamogordo, New Mexico is $45,531, while the mean household income is $56,381.

Alamogordo Nm Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alamogordo Nm was:

  • White: 79.14%
  • Other race: 7.80%
  • Two or more races: 4.77%
  • Black or African American: 4.52%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Native American: 1.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%

How Many People Live in Alamogordo, New Mexico?

31,701
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201831,7012610.83%
201731,4402520.81%
201631,1883961.29%
201530,792-306-0.98%
201431,098-447-1.42%
201331,545160.05%
201231,5292530.81%
201131,2765881.92%
201030,688-4,894-1.47%
200035,5827,9862.57%
199027,5963,5721.40%
198024,0249890.42%
197023,0351,3120.59%
196021,72314,94012.34%
19506,7832,8335.56%
19403,9508542.47%
19303,0960.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,503
Some Other Race2,415
Two or More Races1,478
Black or African American1,398
Asian599
American Indian and Alaska Native522
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander48

Alamogordo Nm Population Pyramid 2019

Alamogordo Nm Median Age

37


Total

34.3


Male

40.5


Female

Alamogordo Nm Adults

There are 24,317 adults, (5,343 of whom are seniors) in Alamogordo Nm.

Alamogordo Nm Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamogordo Nm Sex Ratio

Female

15,440

49.87%

Male

15,523

50.13%

Alamogordo Nm Households and Families

Alamogordo Nm Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alamogordo Nm Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male72.7%27.3%
Married72.1%27.9%
All57.6%42.4%
Female45.4%54.6%
Non Family45.1%54.9%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6562.457.6
Married5,5473.1672.1
Non Family5,3491.245.1
Female1,4823.745.4
Male2783.2172.7

3.2

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alamogordo Nm Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7643.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,3296.41%
High School Graduate6,12229.53%
Some College5,85528.24%
Associates Degree2,48611.99%
Bachelors Degree2,39411.55%
Graduate Degree1,7818.59%

Alamogordo Nm Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,69611,9533,059
Hispanic5,9874,876751
Other Race1,3341,10467
Black911857186
Multiple Races53653677
Asian437351104
Native American41432434
Islander2011

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,463$35,006$21,774
Less Than High School$10,837$14,071$8,143
High School Grad$25,694$31,968$17,945
Some College$24,860$28,902$19,848
Bachelors Degree$40,451$41,935$34,226
Graduate Degree$56,217$73,092$52,017

$28,463

Average Earnings

$35,006

Average Male

$21,774

Average Female

Alamogordo Nm Language

Alamogordo Nm Language by Age

Alamogordo Nm Language

78.20% of Alamogordo Nm residents speak only English, while 21.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.81% of the population.

Alamogordo Nm Poverty

Alamogordo Nm Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,4362,68225.70%
White16,8221,99511.86%
Other2,41370729.30%
Multiple1,45533923.30%
Asian59917929.88%
Black1,38216612.01%
Native52214327.39%
Islander481122.92%

17.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.07%

Male Poverty Rate

17.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamogordo Nm

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamogordo Nm is Asian, with 29.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamogordo Nm is White, with 11.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.93%
High School15.64%
Some College12.22%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.70%
Male Unemployed18.67%
Female Employed13.26%
Male Employed9.97%

Alamogordo Nm Income

Alamogordo Nm Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,531$56,381
Families$56,393$69,445
Married Families$68,222-
Non Families$30,853$37,090

Alamogordo Nm Marital Status

Alamogordo Nm Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamogordo Nm Married by Age and Sex

Alamogordo Nm Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alamogordo Nm Marital Status by Race

Alamogordo Nm Veterans

4,680

Number of Veterans

4,122

Male Veterans

558

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,881
First Gulf War1,405
Second Gulf War1,031
Korea418
World War II112
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,154
35 to 541,153
55 to 641,140
75+807
18 to 34426

Alamogordo Nm Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,98321.20%
Hispanic76210.76%
Black36232.70%
Other17810.15%
2 or More7611.09%
Indian5412.77%
Asian276.18%

Alamogordo Nm Veterans by Education

7.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamogordo Nm Employment Status

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Alamogordo Nm Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

36.75%

Born in New Mexico

90.13%

Native Born

9.87%

Foreign Born

6.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.13% of Alamogordo Nm residents were born in the United States, with 36.75% having been born in New Mexico. 6.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.