Los Alamos employment information

IndexLos AlamosNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$52,080$24,459$29,829
Median household income$101,535$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$127,179$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$61,731$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$82,088$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$38,929$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level5.9%20.9%15.1%
The Los Alamos, NM employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Los Alamos is $52,080, which is 113% higher than than the New Mexico average and 75% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $101,535, which is 122% higher than than the New Mexico average and 84% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Los Alamos is 2%, which is 59% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Los Alamos is 6% which is 61% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$67,683$101,535$203,070
City
$30,446$45,674$91,348
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Los Alamos is 75% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Los Alamos is 84% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Los Alamos is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Los Alamos is 61% lower than the national average.

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Los Alamos median earnings by income bracket

Los Alamos employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.3%0.7%
Manufacturing sector2.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.2%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services2.1%11.4%
Public administration5.8%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%0.8%
Education, health & social services4.1%30.7%
Other78.5%47.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
White Rock, NM6,083$109,41298%
Chili, NM576$73,67633%
San Pedro, NM136$69,65926%
El Rancho, NM1,185$65,00017%
La Mesilla, NM2,165$53,7503%
Los Alamos, NM11,733$101,53584%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Upper Montclair, NJ11,731$190,515244%
Overlea, MD11,725$61,30711%
Lansdowne, VA11,742$117,123112%
Douglas, GA11,742$29,75746%
Smithfield, NC11,746$33,41540%
Los Alamos, NM11,733$101,53584%
Source: The Los Alamos, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).