Alamogordo is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 31,980 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Alamogordo is the ninth largest community in New Mexico.
Alamogordo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Alamogordo is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alamogordo who work in office and administrative support (13.32%), sales jobs (11.38%), and management occupations (10.29%).
Alamogordo is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Alamogordo, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Alamogordo spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.38 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Alamogordo citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.53% of adults 25 and older in Alamogordo have a college degree.
The per capita income in Alamogordo in 2018 was $24,999, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,996 for a family of four. However, Alamogordo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Alamogordo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alamogordo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alamogordo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Alamogordo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alamogordo include German, Irish, English, European, and French.
The most common language spoken in Alamogordo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.