Living in Alamogordo, NM

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Alamogordo SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9.5

Alamogordo, NM Crime Report

1,118
Total Crimes
3,568.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
38.93%
Above National Average

Alamogordo, NM Cost Of Living

86
Alamogordo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Alamogordo, New Mexico Info Snack

Alamogordo /ælmrdo/ is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. A city in the Tularosa Basin of the Chihuahuan Desert, it is bordered on the east by the Sacramento Mountains and to the west by White Sands National Monument. It is the city nearest to Holloman Air Force Base. The population was 30,403 as of the 2010 census. Alamogordo is known for its connection with the Trinity test, the first explosion of an atomic bomb, and also for the Atari video game burial of 1983.
Population
31,230
Unemployment
5.8%
Poverty
17.2%
Median Home
$110,800
Median Income
$44,133
Median Rent
$799

Alamogordo, NM Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Alamogordo in New Mexico

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Map Of Alamogordo, NM

Population over time in Alamogordo

Year Population % Change
2017 31,230 0.9%
2016 30,963 -0.8%
2015 31,201 0.0%
2014 31,198 -0.1%
2013 31,224 1.0%
2012 30,903 1.2%
2011 30,544 1.3%
2010 30,165 1.4%
2009 29,753 -
Crime/100k Alamogordo NM USA
Violent Crime 306.4 856.6 368.9
Murder 6.4 8.0 5.0
Robbery 16.0 135.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 252.1 648.9 246.8
Property Crime 3261.8 3419.7 2199.5
Burglary 411.7 767.8 376.0
Larceny 2610.7 2166.1 1594.6
Car Theft 239.4 485.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Alamogordo

White
54.8% (17,109)
African American
4.8% (1,490)
American Indian
1.3% (396)
Asian
1.6% (486)
Hawaiian
0.0% (12)
Other
0.1% (18)
Two Or More
2.7% (836)
Hispanic
34.8% (10,883)
Race Alamogordo NM USA
White 54.8% 37.7% 61.1%
African American 4.8% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.3% 8.8% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 34.8% 48.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Alamogordo, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
8.1% (252,178)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (199,590)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.2% (349,038)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.6% (454,459)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.8% (492,616)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (613,201)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (339,254)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.2% (317,974)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (64,328)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (40,358)
Income Alamogordo NM USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 9.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 6.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.2% 12.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.6% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.8% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 17.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 11.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.2% 11.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 3.7% 7.0%

Gender in Alamogordo

Female
51.1% (15,946)
Male
48.9% (15,284)
Gender Alamogordo NM USA
Female 51.1% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Alamogordo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,561)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,186)
High School / GED
28.0% (8,744)
Some College
27.0% (8,432)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (3,747)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (4,059)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,186)
Professional Degree
1.0% (312)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Alamogordo NM USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 7.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 15.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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