Los Alamos County, New Mexico Population 2018

Los Alamos County, New Mexico's estimated population is 18,738 with a growth rate of 3.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Los Alamos County, New Mexico is the 21st largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,031-707-3.77%
201718,7385863.23%
201618,1524272.41%
201517,725150.08%
201417,710-120-0.67%
201317,830-339-1.87%
201218,169-8-0.04%
201118,1771821.01%
201017,995-120-0.66%
199018,1155162.93%
198017,5992,40115.80%
197015,1982,16116.58%
196013,0372,56124.45%
195010,4760.00%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,611
Asian1,074
Two or More Races600
Some Other Race479
American Indian and Alaska Native212
Black or African American55

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Median Age

43


Total

41.4


Male

44.4


Female

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Adults

There are 13,871 adults, (3,099 of whom are seniors) in Los Alamos County, New Mexico.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

8,896

49.34%

Male

9,135

50.66%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Households and Families

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All73.7%26.3%
Male71.2%28.8%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Female53.5%46.5%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5252.3873.7
Married4,3003.0384.9
Non Family2,5561.1458.6
Female4542.8653.5
Male2153.0871.2

2.99

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Households

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Education

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade800.63%
9th to 12th Grade1801.42%
High School Graduate1,27210.01%
Some College1,63312.85%
Associates Degree1,2249.63%
Bachelors Degree3,19625.16%
Graduate Degree5,11940.29%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6399,4906,701
Hispanic1,8481,759710
Asian748726685
Other Race379362107
Multiple Races366366201
Native American13413432
Black525242

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 91.58%.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$75,446$97,563$52,830
Less Than High School$32,171$63,558$30,724
High School Grad$25,394$24,200$26,332
Some College$48,835$63,558$25,490
Bachelors Degree$64,222$113,347$50,125
Graduate Degree$102,031$116,731$75,142

$75,446

Average Earnings

$97,563

Average Male

$52,830

Average Female

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Language

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Language by Age

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Language

84.27% of Los Alamos County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 15.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.69% of the population.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1215404.12%
Hispanic3,0542829.23%
Other45610723.46%
Asian1,074484.47%
Native2123014.15%
Multiple600203.33%

5.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.25%

Male Poverty Rate

6.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Los Alamos County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Los Alamos County, New Mexico is Other, with 23.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Alamos County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.04%.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.25%
High School13.81%
Some College6.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.18%
Female Unemployed12.37%
Female Employed2.90%
Male Employed2.45%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Income

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$110,190$123,134
Families$133,523$146,406
Married Families$138,056$
Non Families$73,700$77,259

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by War

1,366

Number of Veterans

1,254

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam472
First Gulf War334
Korea96
Second Gulf War92
World War II60

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54388
75+329
65 to 74320
55 to 64310
18 to 3419

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,29210.71%
Hispanic2039.42%
2 or More398.88%
Other194.92%
Black1018.18%
Indian64.48%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

2.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Employment Status

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Employment by Age

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990