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Alamogordo, NM
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Living in Alamogordo

Alamogordo is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 31,309 people and 12 associated neighborhoods, Alamogordo is the tenth largest community in New Mexico.

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.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.55 minutes getting to work every day.

The citizens of Alamogordo are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.83% of adults in Alamogordo having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Alamogordo in 2018 was $30,028, 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 $120,112 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 32.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alamogordo include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Alamogordo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.