StatisticAlamosaAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
Population density (sq mi)3,8232,97517
Median age30.036.037.2
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%46%42%
Speak Englishn/a71%65%
Speak Spanishn/a24%28%

Key findings

  • The population density in Alamosa is 29% higher than Albuquerque
  • The median age in Alamosa is 17% lower than Albuquerque
  • In Alamosa 46.67% of the population is White
  • In Alamosa 7.97% of the population is Black
  • In Alamosa 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Albuquerque, NM Demographics


      Alamosa population breakdown by race

      RaceAlamosaAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
      American Indian5.31%4.45%9.28%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.06%
      Mixed race4.98%4.38%3.26%
      Other race35.07%13.12%10.49%
      In Alamosa, 47.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Alamosa age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Alamosa, Albuquerque, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).