Los Alamos, New Mexico Population 2022

13,411
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Los Alamos is a city located in Los Alamos County New Mexico. With a 2020 population of 13,411, it is the 17th largest city in New Mexico and the 3262nd largest city in the United States. Los Alamos is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 1.76% 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 1,206 people per square mile.

The average household income in Los Alamos is $136,365 with a poverty rate of 4.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,046 per month, and the median house value is $317,200. The median age in Los Alamos is 40.9 years, 38.8 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Los Alamos Demographics

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

  • 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 13,411 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 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Los Alamos Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Los Alamos Population by Race

Los Alamos Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Alamos Sex Ratio

Female

6,285

48.43%

Male

6,693

51.57%

Los Alamos Population by Age

Los Alamos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Los Alamos Household Types

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Los Alamos Households and Families

2.9

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Los Alamos Households by Type

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Los Alamos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Los Alamos Educational Attainment by Race

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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 85.99%.

Los Alamos Educational Attainment by Race

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$80,529

Average Earnings

$90,850

Average Male

$66,975

Average Female

Los Alamos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Los Alamos Language by Age

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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

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4.75%

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 7.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Alamos is Hispanic, with 3.25% 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

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Los Alamos Poverty Rate by Education

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Los Alamos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Los Alamos Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Los Alamos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Alamos Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Los Alamos Marital Status

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777

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Los Alamos Veterans by War

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Los Alamos Veterans by Age

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Los Alamos Veterans by Race

Los Alamos Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Alamos Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Los Alamos Employment by Age

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Los Alamos Employment by Race

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Los Alamos Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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34.54%

Born in Los Alamos

89.26%

Native Born

10.74%

Foreign Born

4.97%

Non Citizen

5.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.26% of Los Alamos residents were born in the United States, with 34.54% having been born in New Mexico. 4.97% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Los Alamos Population by Year