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Los Alamos County comprises the Los Alamos, NM Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas, NM Combined Statistical Area. The county is home to the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Los Alamos County is noted for having the lowest level of child poverty of any county in the United States.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 109 square miles, of which 109 square miles is land and 0.09 square miles is water. It is the smallest county by area in New Mexico. There is no significant open water in the county. The county's highest point is located along its northern border, near the summit of Caballo Mountain, at 10,480 feet above sea level.
As of the 2000 census, there were 18,343 people, 7,497 households, and 5,337 families living in the county. The population density was 168 people per square mile. There were 7,937 housing units at an average density of 73 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 90.3%
As of the 2010 census, there were 17,950 people, 7,663 households, and 5,199 families living in the county. The population density was 164.4 inhabitants per square mile. There were 8,354 housing units at an average density of 76.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county
In a study conducted by American City Business Journals in 2004, Los Alamos County topped the list as the best place to live in America in terms of quality of life. This was attributed to the high levels of job stability, income and education of Los Alamos residents, many of whom are employed as scientists and engineers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The county has one of the highest number of PhDs per capita and the 2011 median household income of $110,204 per year is the second highest
Los Alamos is located in northern New Mexico between the Rio Grande and the eastern rim of the Valles Caldera on the Pajarito Plateau, approximately 35 mi (56 km) to the northwest of Santa Fe. The elevation at the post office is 7,320 feet (2,230 m) and total land area is 11.14 square miles (28.9 km 2).
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Los Alamos County (English: The Poplars or Cottonwoods) is a county in the U.S. state of New Mexico.As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,950.. References
It is a short distance northwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the southwestern United States. Los Alamos was selected as the top-secret location for bomb design in late 1942 and officially commissioned the next year, under the management of University of California.
Los Alamos County. 1000 Central Ave. Los Alamos, NM 87544, USA. 505-662-8333
Los Alamos in Los Alamos County (New Mexico) with it's 12,019 habitants is located in United States about 1,613 mi (or 2,596 km) west of Washington DC, the country's capital town. Current time in Los Alamos is now 12:13 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Denver with an UTC offset of -7 hours.
White Rock is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States. It is one of two major population centers in the county; the other is Los Alamos.
Welcome to the Los Alamos google satellite map! This place is situated in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States, its geographical coordinates are 35° 53' 17" North, 106° 18' 23" West and its original name (with diacritics) is Los Alamos.
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