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Los Alamos County
  • County in New Mexico

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Housing
    grade A+
  3. Nightlife
    grade C+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade A
  7. Weather
    grade A minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade A+

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Los Alamos County is located in New Mexico with a population of 19,169. Los Alamos County is one of the best places to live in New Mexico. In Los Alamos County, most residents own their homes. Residents of Los Alamos County tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Los Alamos County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$343,100
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,143
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Los Alamos County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    131.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    60.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    439.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    11
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    43%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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