Income/capita 9%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 57%
IndexLos AlamosCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$27,026$31,458$29,829
Median household income$59,688$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,688$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,688$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$0$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.3%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level30.0%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Los Alamos is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Los Alamos is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Los Alamos is 57% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Los Alamos is 99% higher than the national average

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      Los Alamos employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.5%10.5%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%16.8%
      Public administration2.5%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.9%17.2%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ballard, CA362$109,37598%
      Santa Ynez, CA4,468$98,03677%
      Los Olivos, CA871$95,47673%
      Mission Hills, CA3,616$85,05254%
      Vandenberg Village, CA7,146$77,40640%
      Los Alamos, CA1,351$59,6888%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dunlap, IL1,351$101,66784%
      Glen Alpine, NC1,351$41,12926%
      Troy, TN1,351$36,14035%
      Mifflinville, PA1,351$44,59119%
      Lawtell, LA1,352$42,33123%
      Los Alamos, CA1,351$59,6888%
      Source: The Los Alamos, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).