Los Alamos, New Mexico Population 2023

13,527

Los Alamos is a city located in Los Alamos County New Mexico. With a 2023 population of 13,527, it is the 17th largest city in New Mexico and the 3249th largest city in the United States.Los Alamos is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 2.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,179 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Los Alamos has a population density of 1,216 people per square mile.

The average household income in Los Alamos is $136,365 with a poverty rate of 5.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Los Alamos is 41.7 years, 38.7 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Los Alamos Demographics

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

  • White: 79.81%
  • Two or more races: 8.53%
  • Asian: 6.64%
  • Other race: 2.78%
  • Native American: 1.23%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Los Alamos, New Mexico is 13,527 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,179.

Los Alamos, New Mexico Population 2023

Los Alamos Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Los Alamos Population by Race

Los Alamos Population Pyramid 2023

Los Alamos Median Age

41.7

Total

38.7

Male

45

Female

Los Alamos Adults

There are 10,292 adults, (2,300 of whom are seniors) in Los Alamos.

Los Alamos Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Alamos Sex Ratio

Female6,28548.43%
Male6,69351.57%

Los Alamos Population by Age

Los Alamos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.9

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Los Alamos Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Los Alamos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Los Alamos Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 99.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.27%.

Los Alamos Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$80,529

Average Earnings

$90,850

Average Male

$66,975

Average Female

Los Alamos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Los Alamos Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Los Alamos Language

83.08% of Los Alamos residents speak only English, while 16.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.50% of the population.

Los Alamos Language

Los Alamos Poverty by Race

rate

5.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.18%

Male Poverty Rate

5.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Los Alamos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Los Alamos is Multiple, with 10.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Alamos is Black, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.88%.

Los Alamos Poverty

Los Alamos Poverty Rate by Education

Los Alamos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Los Alamos Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Los Alamos Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Alamos Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Los Alamos 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 35-44.

Los Alamos Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Los Alamos Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

777

Number of Veterans

683

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

Los Alamos Veterans by War

Los Alamos Veterans by Age

count

Los Alamos Veterans by Race

Los Alamos Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Alamos Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Los Alamos Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Los Alamos Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Los Alamos 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

34.01%

Born in Los Alamos

87.90%

Native Born

10.58%

Foreign Born

4.89%

Non Citizen

5.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.90% of Los Alamos residents were born in the United States, with 34.01% having been born in New Mexico. 4.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Los Alamos Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Los Alamos Population by Year