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Population (year 2000): 35,582. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,245 (+1.9% change)
Males: 17,571 (49.4%), Females: 18,011 (50.6%)

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Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $30,928 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Alamogordo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.8%)
  • Hispanic (32.0%)
  • Other race (12.1%)
  • Black (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.0%), Irish (8.9%), English (8.0%), United States (7.2%), Italian (2.8%), French (2.3%).

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Elevation: 4334 feet

Land area: 19.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Alamogordo

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alamogordo city

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

12.1% Foreign born (5.8% Latin America, 4.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,673 (+27.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cruces, NM Las (68.6 miles pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paso, TX El (83.0 miles pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (423.0 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Luz, NM (5.6 miles La Acres, NM (5.6 miles Boles AFB, NM (9.5 miles Holloman NM Tularosa, (13.4 miles NM Cloudcroft, (15.1 miles NM (21.6 miles Mescalero, NM Timberon, (25.6 miles NM Ruidoso, (36.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 61 buildings, average cost: $95,600

Latitude: 32.90 N, Longitude: 105.95 W

Area code: 505


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.5%), Retail trade (14.5%), Public administration (13.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,813 (-7.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,869 (54.6%)


 

Crime in Alamogordo by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 2.8 2.8 2.8 0.0
Rapes 14 18 4 8
    per 100,000 39.3 50.6 11.2 22.5
Robberies 7 7 8 9
    per 100,000 19.7 19.7 22.5 25.3
Assaults 84 78 80 73
    per 100,000 236.1 219.2 224.8 205.2
Burglaries 113 127 135 128
    per 100,000 317.6 356.9 379.4 359.7
Thefts 960 943 758 777
    per 100,000 2698.0 2650.2 2130.3 2183.7
Auto thefts 25 41 34 31
    per 100,000 70.3 115.2 95.6 87.1
207.4 213.0 178.4 177.1


Average climate in Alamogordo, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospital/medical center in Alamogordo:
  • GERALD CHAMPION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTE (2669 NORTH SCENIC DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Alamogordo:
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; MESCALERO, NM)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 37 miles; RUIDOSO, NM)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 70 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alamogordo:
  • HOLLOMAN AFB (about 11 miles; ALAMOGORDO, NM; ID: HMN)
  • SIERRA BLANCA REGIONAL (about 48 miles; RUIDOSO, NM; ID: SRR)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 79 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; ID: BIF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alamogordo:
  • ALAMOGORDO-WHITE SANDS REGIONAL (about 5 miles; ALAMOGORDO, NM; ID: ALM)
  • CARRIZOZO MUNI (about 51 miles; CARRIZOZO, NM; ID: Q37)
  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 79 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; ID: LRU)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 10 $24,434 $29,320 8 $6,135
Financial Administration 27 $62,182 $27,636 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $33,615 $36,670 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 8 $18,606 $27,909 1 $387
Police Protection - Officers 63 $209,661 $39,935 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $34,350 $24,247 0 $0
Firefighters 15 $36,527 $29,221 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $11,103 $44,412 0 $0
Streets and Highways 23 $46,211 $24,110 1 $613
Airports 2 $6,212 $37,272 0 $0
Health 5 $9,753 $23,407 2 $1,149
Solid Waste Management 13 $24,839 $22,928 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 43 $76,697 $21,403 15 $11,400
Housing and Community Development(Local) 29 $53,189 $22,009 30 $11,130
Natural Resources 1 $2,730 $32,760 0 $0
Water Supply 22 $54,285 $29,610 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 23 $65,716 $34,286 0 $0
Totals for Government 315 $770,111 $29,337 57 $30,814


Colleges/Universities in Alamogordo:
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-ALAMOGORDO (Full-time enrollment: 1,034; Location: 2400 NORTH SCENIC DRIVE; Public; Website: alamo.nmsu.edu/)
  • OLYMPIAN UNIVERSITY OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 42; Location: 1810 E TENTH ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alamogordo:
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 70 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 70 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 85 miles; EL PASO, TX; FT enrollment: 11,127)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 87 miles; EL PASO, TX; FT enrollment: 12,071)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 156 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 18,780)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 157 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 9,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 161 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 3,261)
Public high schools in Alamogordo:
  • ALAMOGORDO HIGH (Students: 1,926; Location: 103 CUBA AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ACADEMY DEL SOL ALT. (Students: 173; Location: 1211 HAWAII AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Alamogordo:
  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 2907 THUNDER ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • N M VISUALLY HNDCPD (Students: 70; Location: 1900 N WHITE SANDS; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Alamogordo:
  • CHAPARRAL JR HIGH (Students: 722; Location: 1401 COLLEGE AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MT. VIEW MIDDLE SCH. (Students: 574; Location: 500 S. CANYON; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • YUCCA ELEM (Students: 398; Location: 310 DALE SCOTT BLVD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SACRAMENTO ELEM (Students: 362; Location: 300 ALASKA AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTH ELEM (Students: 357; Location: 1300 NORTH FLORIDA; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HEIGHTS ELEM (Students: 301; Location: 2410 TENTH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • OREGON ELEM (Students: 294; Location: 15TH & OREGON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SIERRA ELEM (Students: 288; Location: 2211 PUERTO RICO AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BUENA VISTA ELEM (Students: 270; Location: 2600 19TH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LACY SIMMS MIDDLE SC (Students: 117; Location: 501 CANEL STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Alamogordo:
  • FR JAMES B HAY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 1000 E EIGHTH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS DAY SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: PO BOX 449 1114 INDIANA AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS' HOUSE - (Students: 38; Location: 1707 CRESCENT DR; Grades: PK - 4)
  • ALAMAGORDO SDA SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: PO BOX 511; Grades: 2 - 8)
Library in Alamogordo:
  • ALAMOGORDO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $737,851; Location: 920 OREGON AVENUE; 94,295 books; 1,863 audio materials; 3,198 video materials; 294 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Alamogordo: White Sands National Monument Historic District (A), Parabolic Dune Hearth Mounds (B), Six Jornada Mogollon Villages in Alamogordo (C), Alamogordo Historic Site (D), Alamogordo Weather Station (E), Tiger Field (F), Tularosa Basin Historical Society (G), New Mexico State University (Alamogordo Branch) (H), Gerald Champion Memorial Hospital Library (I), Space Center Teacher-Student Resource Center (J), Harry Francis Acley House Historic Site (K), International Space Hall of Fame (L), The Space Center (M). their locations on the map

Churches in Alamogordo include: Primera Iglesia Bautista (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Unitarian Universalist Church (C), Unitarian Fellowship Church (D), Deliverance Temple (E), Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints (F), Body of Christ Temple (G), Grace United Methodist Church (H). their locations on the map

Parks in Alamogordo include: Dog Canyon Historical Marker (1), Alameda Park (2). their locations on the map

Post office: (A). its location on the map  


Alamogordo compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Alamogordo:
  • KRSY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KINN (1270 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KBUY (1360 AM; 5 kW; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alamogordo:
  • KZZX (105.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K205DE (88.9 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • K256AI (99.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K215EC (91.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNMZ (103.7 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KRSY-FM (92.7 FM; LA LUZ, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • K249DD (97.7 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: ROSWELL CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KNMB (96.7 FM; CLOUDCROFT, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • KIDX (101.5 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • K240CN (95.9 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FRIENDS OF KHFM-RUIDOSO)
  • K297AE (107.3 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KYEE (94.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • K208AS (89.5 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)
  • K210CU (89.9 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • K212BB (90.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K244DJ (96.7 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CHARLES HILL)
  • K201BJ (88.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alamogordo:
  • K49FX (Channel 49; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K24CT (Channel 24; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • K28HB (Channel 28; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KVBA-LP (Channel 63; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: VISION BROADCASTING NETWORK,INC)
  • K27HP (Channel 27; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K40BP (Channel 40; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • K34CR (Channel 34; ALAMOGORDO, ETC., NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAPT-LP (Channel 29; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • K31GJ (Channel 31; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K65CG (Channel 65; ALAMOGORDO, ETC., NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K42EY (Channel 42; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)
  • K36CK (Channel 45; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: KDBC-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

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