Alamosa, Colorado Population 2024

9,759

Alamosa is a city located in Alamosa County Colorado. Alamosa has a 2024 population of 9,759. It is also the county seat of Alamosa County.Alamosa is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -0.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,811 in 2020.

The average household income in Alamosa is $70,097 with a poverty rate of 18.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alamosa is 29.7 years, 28.8 years for males, and 31 years for females.

Alamosa Demographics

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

  • White: 62.2%
  • Two or more races: 20.84%
  • Other race: 8.85%
  • Asian: 3.34%
  • Native American: 3.07%
  • Black or African American: 1.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.45%
Land Area (mi²)
7.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,296.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.53% (-52)
The current population of Alamosa, Colorado is 9,759 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,811.

Alamosa, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,09162.2%
Two or more races2,04120.84%
Other race8678.85%
Asian3273.34%
Native American3013.07%
Black or African American1211.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander440.45%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alamosa Population by Race

Alamosa Population Pyramid 2024

Alamosa Median Age

29.7

Total

28.8

Male

31

Female

Alamosa Adults

There are 7,209 adults, (1,067 of whom are seniors) in Alamosa.

Alamosa Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamosa Sex Ratio

Female4,96050.65%
Male4,83249.35%

Alamosa Population by Age

Alamosa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8902.343.356.7
Non Family1,8001.2126.173.9
Married1,3693.4772.827.2
Female3882.6742.357.7
Male3332.9315.984.1
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3.18

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

43.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alamosa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alamosa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alamosa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.17%.

Alamosa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,011

Average Earnings

$39,167

Average Male

$35,313

Average Female

Alamosa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alamosa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alamosa Language

75.83% of Alamosa residents speak only English, while 24.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.58% of the population.

Alamosa Language

Alamosa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,0941,03620.34%
White3,33843012.88%
Other81021526.54%
Multiple1,9231397.23%
Asian28612142.31%
Native2934314.68%
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18.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.7%

Male Poverty Rate

20.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamosa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamosa is Asian, with 42.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamosa is Multiple, with 7.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.75%.

Alamosa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.58%
High School21.03%
Some College16.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.01%
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Alamosa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed69.23%
Male Unemployed46.79%
Female Employed14.72%
Male Employed11.54%
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Alamosa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alamosa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alamosa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamosa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alamosa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alamosa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alamosa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

223

Number of Veterans

216

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Alamosa Veterans by War

count

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Alamosa Veterans by Age

count

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Alamosa Veterans by Race

Alamosa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamosa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alamosa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alamosa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alamosa 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

67.04%

Born in Alamosa

95.15%

Native Born

4.85%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

2.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.15% of Alamosa residents were born in the United States, with 67.04% having been born in Colorado. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alamosa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,544-43-0.45%
20289,587-43-0.45%
20279,630-43-0.44%
20269,673-43-0.44%
20259,716-43-0.44%
20249,759-43-0.44%
20239,802-43-0.44%
20229,845-43-0.43%
20219,888770.78%
20209,8114254.53%
20199,38620.02%
20189,384890.96%
20179,295490.53%
20169,246710.77%
20159,175490.54%
20149,126620.68%
20139,064440.49%
20129,020-1-0.01%
20119,0211141.28%
20108,90794711.9%
20007,9603815.03%
19907,57974910.97%
19806,830-155-2.22%
19706,98578012.57%
19606,20585115.89%
19505,354-259-4.61%
19405,6135069.91%
19305,1071,93661.05%
19203,1711585.24%
19103,013
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Alamosa Population by Year