Los Alamos

Los Alamos, New Mexico, stands as a captivating haven for both intellect and nature enthusiasts.

Welcome to Los Alamos

Nestled in the scenic Jemez Mountains, Los Alamos, New Mexico, stands as a captivating haven for both intellect and nature enthusiasts. Home to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, this city boasts a vibrant scientific community and a legacy tied to the Manhattan Project, shaping an environment of innovation and curiosity. Residents revel in the unique blend of intellectual vitality and outdoor splendor, with Bandelier National Monument offering ancient Pueblo cliff dwellings and miles of hiking trails amid breathtaking canyons. The Bradbury Science Museum engages visitors with interactive exhibits, showcasing the city's scientific prowess. Los Alamos celebrates its artistic spirit with events like the Fuller Lodge Art Center's seasonal exhibitions, highlighting local creativity.
 
Residents enjoy outdoor pursuits at the nearby Valles Caldera National Preserve, known for its diverse wildlife and recreational activities. The town's charming downtown, filled with boutique shops and cozy cafes like Pig + Fig Cafe, fosters a sense of community, while the Ashley Pond Park hosts concerts, picnics, and community gatherings. Living in Los Alamos means embracing a unique lifestyle, where scientific curiosity meets natural wonder, making every day an enriching adventure in a picturesque setting.

Overview for Los Alamos, NM

13,270 people live in Los Alamos, where the median age is 41.4 and the average individual income is $65,827. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,270

Total Population

41.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$65,827

Average individual Income

Around Los Alamos, NM

There's plenty to do around Los Alamos, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Yuan's Dumpling and Noodle House, Los Alamos Cooperative Market, and Social Hour Beer & Wine Bar.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.02 miles 52 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.79 miles 41 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.03 miles 10 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Active 2.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.8 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.65 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Alamos, NM

Los Alamos has 5,881 households, with an average household size of 2.24. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Los Alamos do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,270 people call Los Alamos home. The population density is 1,194.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,270

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.4

Median Age

51.45 / 48.55%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,881

Total Households

2.24

Average Household Size

$65,827

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Los Alamos, NM

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The following schools are within or nearby Los Alamos. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
5/5
Barranca Mesa Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Mountain Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5

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