Alamogordo, New Mexico Population 2024

31,680

Alamogordo is a city located in Otero County New Mexico. Alamogordo has a 2024 population of 31,680. Alamogordo is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 2.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,938 in 2020.

The average household income in Alamogordo is $67,158 with a poverty rate of 18.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alamogordo is 37.9 years, 34.6 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Alamogordo Demographics

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

  • White: 70.83%
  • Two or more races: 15.07%
  • Black or African American: 5.5%
  • Other race: 4.53%
  • Asian: 2.14%
  • Native American: 1.93%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
21.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,468.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.4% (742)
The current population of Alamogordo, New Mexico is 31,680 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,938.

Alamogordo, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,95470.83%
Two or more races4,67015.07%
Black or African American1,7065.5%
Other race1,4054.53%
Asian6642.14%
Native American5971.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alamogordo Population by Race

Alamogordo Population Pyramid 2024

Alamogordo Median Age

37.9

Total

34.6

Male

41.3

Female

Alamogordo Adults

There are 24,403 adults, (5,961 of whom are seniors) in Alamogordo.

Alamogordo Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamogordo Sex Ratio

Female14,82447.83%
Male16,17252.17%

Alamogordo Population by Age

Alamogordo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,0222.3460.339.7
Non Family5,8591.2948.751.3
Married5,1523.0474.525.5
Female1,2393.7356.443.6
Male7723.3659.340.7

3.1

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alamogordo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7083.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,0905.07%
High School Graduate6,01927.98%
Some College5,64126.22%
Associates Degree2,71312.61%
Bachelors Degree3,26015.15%
Graduate Degree2,0819.67%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alamogordo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alamogordo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,08812,2423,464
Hispanic6,0215,2651,328
2+ Races2,4592,300783
Black1,1581,122193
Other Race1,01977974
Asian580494215
Native American33427346

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.07%.

Alamogordo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,531$48,385$31,528
Less Than 9th Grade$15,833$0$0
High School Graduate$33,549$40,331$28,042
Some College$40,485$50,246$29,081
Bachelors Degree$52,599$61,125$48,917
Graduate Degree$70,028$71,094$52,206

$40,531

Average Earnings

$48,385

Average Male

$31,528

Average Female

Alamogordo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alamogordo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alamogordo Language

83.89% of Alamogordo residents speak only English, while 16.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.94% of the population.

Alamogordo Language

Alamogordo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,9312,52914.94%
Hispanic9,8542,32323.57%
Multiple4,58194520.63%
Other1,36668950.44%
Black1,67534920.84%
Native5216913.24%
Asian645416.36%

18.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.37%

Male Poverty Rate

19.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamogordo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamogordo is Other, with 50.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamogordo is Asian, with 6.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.61%.

Alamogordo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.74%
High School22.82%
Some College12.06%
Bachelors or Greater6.28%

Alamogordo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed47.9%
Female Unemployed43.39%
Female Employed12.52%
Male Employed10.52%

Alamogordo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alamogordo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$50,721$67,158
Families$68,528$82,298
Married Families$80,041$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,616$46,673

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alamogordo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamogordo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alamogordo 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 Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alamogordo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,337

Number of Veterans

3,729

Male Veterans

608

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War1,825
Vietnam1,336
First Gulf War1,234
Korea257
World War II117

Alamogordo Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,092
75+881
18 to 34817
65 to 74807
55 to 64740

Alamogordo Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3,33120.71%
Hispanic73311.11%
2+ Races43216.22%
Black39132.61%
Other Race1239.84%
Asian6010.27%

Alamogordo Veterans by Race

Alamogordo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamogordo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Alamogordo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alamogordo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alamogordo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

37.89%

Born in Alamogordo

94.15%

Native Born

5.85%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

3.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.15% of Alamogordo residents were born in the United States, with 37.89% having been born in New Mexico. 2.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alamogordo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,6071850.57%
202832,4221860.58%
202732,2361850.58%
202632,0511860.58%
202531,8651850.58%
202431,6801860.59%
202331,4941850.59%
202231,309980.31%
202131,2112730.88%
202030,938-1,024-3.2%
201931,9624031.28%
201831,5591930.62%
201731,3661890.61%
201631,1773821.24%
201530,795-279-0.9%
201431,074-446-1.41%
201331,520140.04%
201231,5062470.79%
201131,2595871.91%
201030,672-4,910-13.8%
200035,5827,98628.94%
199027,5963,57214.87%
198024,0249894.29%
197023,0351,3126.04%
196021,72314,940220.26%
19506,7832,83371.72%
19403,95085427.58%
19303,09600%
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Alamogordo Population by Year