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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexLos AlamosNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$62,299$24,459$29,829
Median household income$114,034$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$142,370$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$82,072$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$83,875$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$57,000$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level4.7%20.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Los Alamos is 109% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Los Alamos is 106% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Los Alamos is 60% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Los Alamos is 69% lower than the national average

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      $76,015 $114,034 $228,068
      $30,446 $45,674 $91,348
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Los Alamos median earnings by income bracket

      Los Alamos employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.6%4.6%
      Manufacturing sector2.9%2.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%0.9%
      Wholesale & retail services2.6%2.6%
      Public administration6.3%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.5%1.5%
      Education, health & social services4.1%4.1%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      White Rock, NM5,845$128,723132.7%
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      La Mesilla, NM2,656$56,8062.7%
      San Pedro, NM100$56,0421.3%
      El Valle de Arroyo Seco, NM1,807$55,8150.9%
      Los Alamos, NM12,978$114,034106.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      El Dorado, KS12,976$41,46725.0%
      New Kingman-Butler, AZ12,981$36,16934.6%
      Plover, WI12,981$63,98815.7%
      Claremont, NH12,969$46,84815.3%
      Lynnfield, MA12,968$145,594163.2%
      Los Alamos, NM12,978$114,034106.1%
      Source: The Los Alamos, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).