Los Alamos County is located in north-central New Mexico. The County Seat is Los Alamos and the largest city is Los Alamos. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.losalamosnm.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 17,682 and the 2010 census population was 17,950. The land area is 109.17 square miles and there are 164.4 persons per square mile.
89.3% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 16.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 6.3% is Asian, 1.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 97% have a high school degree or higher, and 63.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $284,500, there are 7,590 households, an average of 2.35 persons per household. The per capita income is $51,044, the median household income is $106,686, and 4.4% of the persons in Los Alamos County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,496. Retail sales (in $1000) were $97,901, and sales per capita were $5,279. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 49.3%.
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