Los Alamos County, New Mexico Population 2022

Los Alamos County, New Mexico's estimated population is 20,512 with a growth rate of 1.89% 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. The 2010 Population was 17,994 and has seen a growth of 13.99% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
195010,4760.00%
196013,0372,56124.45%
197015,1982,16116.58%
198017,5992,40115.80%
199018,1155162.93%
201017,994-121-0.67%
201118,2292351.31%
201218,23450.03%
201317,947-287-1.57%
201417,803-144-0.80%
201517,817140.08%
201618,2093922.20%
201718,7425332.93%
201818,9882461.31%
201919,3693812.01%
202019,7503811.97%
202120,1313811.93%
202220,5123811.89%
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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,96884.15%
Black or African American1530.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native1790.94%
Asian9334.92%
Some Other Race4052.13%
Two or More Races1,3387.05%
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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Population by Race

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Median Age

41.8


Total

40.4


Male

42.7


Female

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Adults

There are 14,688 adults, (3,347 of whom are seniors) in Los Alamos County, New Mexico.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

9,343

49.24%

Male

9,633

50.76%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All73.1%26.9%
Male71.2%28.8%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female35.6%64.4%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8952.3973.1
Married4,2463.1386.7
Male3123.4271.2
Female4472.4735.6
Non Family2,8901.1859.2

3.02

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade930.69%
9th to 12th Grade1681.25%
High School Graduate1,3419.96%
Some College1,86313.83%
Associates Degree9036.71%
Bachelors Degree3,39425.20%
Graduate Degree5,70442.36%
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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian802774699
Black969373
White9,9789,9106,941
Other Race358356222
2+ Races813791465
Hispanic2,1252,0051,112
Native American13011054

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 99.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.16%.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$77,662$94,555$65,156
Less Than 9th Grade$85,809$86,618$
High School Graduate$43,158$30,669$65,141
Some College$59,505$65,069$45,096
Bachelors Degree$72,665$99,531$55,595
Graduate Degree$117,576$125,851$78,302

$77,662

Average Earnings

$94,555

Average Male

$65,156

Average Female

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Language

86.39% of Los Alamos County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 13.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.57% of the population.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Language

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1,337876.51%
Asian933424.50%
White13,5146074.49%
Black14332.10%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic3,418872.55%

4.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.80%

Male Poverty Rate

4.30%

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 Multiple, with 6.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Alamos County, New Mexico is Hispanic, with 2.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.31%.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.09%
High School7.20%
Some College4.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.04%
Male Unemployed5.56%
Female Employed1.96%
Female Unemployed29.13%

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

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$119,266$142,293
Families$141,569$168,994
Married Families$152,500-
Non Families$82,278$92,419
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Income by Household Type

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Marital Status

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1,284

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War258
First Gulf War347
Vietnam379
Korea40
World War II35

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3485
35 to 54348
55 to 64391
65 to 74216
75+244

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1399.23%
Black1010.42%
Asian384.67%
Other Race256.96%
2+ Races727.88%
Hispanic1094.47%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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1.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico 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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34.34%

Born in Los Alamos County, New Mexico

91.25%

Native Born

8.75%

Foreign Born

3.49%

Non Citizen

5.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.25% of Los Alamos County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 34.34% having been born in New Mexico. 3.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Place of Birth

  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

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