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
201718,7385863.23%
201618,1522571.44%
201617,8951700.96%
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
White15,471
Asian1,047
Some Other Race622
Two or More Races426
American Indian and Alaska Native224
Black or African American95
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Median Age

43.5


Total

42


Male

45.4


Female

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Adults

There are 13,708 adults, (3,060 of which are seniors) in Los Alamos County, New Mexico.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

8,708

48.66%

Male

9,187

51.34%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All72.6%27.4%
Male63.5%36.5%
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family53.3%46.7%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5862.3472.6
Married4,4572.9785.6
Non Family2,5221.1353.3
Female4592.7656.6
Male1482.9463.5

2.94

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

2.2%

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 Grade1010.79%
9th to 12th Grade2572.02%
High School Graduate1,42811.23%
Some College1,72313.55%
Associates Degree9957.82%
Bachelors Degree3,10324.39%
Graduate Degree5,11340.20%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6779,5086,606
Hispanic1,8771,723691
Asian730695655
Other Race469446149
Multiple Races212212123
Native American15815848
Black737373
Islander101010

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 100.00%.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$75,313$93,772$52,061
Less Than High School$$61,146$17,193
High School Grad$24,130$$24,625
Some College$43,843$70,577$25,625
Bachelors Degree$71,856$105,317$51,625
Graduate Degree$96,473$109,250$76,150

$75,313

Average Earnings

$93,772

Average Male

$52,061

Average Female

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Language

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Language by Age

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Language

83.72% of Los Alamos County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 16.28% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.06% of the population.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1295404.11%
Hispanic2,9442939.95%
Other60111418.97%
Asian1,047494.68%
Native224229.82%

5.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.31%

Male Poverty Rate

5.89%

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 18.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Alamos County, New Mexico is White, with 4.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.37%.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.66%
High School9.68%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.16%
Male Unemployed14.89%
Female Employed2.58%
Male Employed1.51%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Income

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$105,902$119,066
Families$127,500$138,465
Married Families$133,028$
Non Families$76,560$79,744

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

65.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.6%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

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

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by War

1,528

Number of Veterans

1,463

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam545
First Gulf War411
Second Gulf War121
Korea112
World War II82

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54429
65 to 74387
75+362
55 to 64303
18 to 3447

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,45912.21%
Hispanic21610.51%
2 or More3613.95%
Other285.82%
Indian53.16%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

3.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Employment Status

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

2.6%

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