Los Alamos, NM Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,463 housing units in Los Alamos. This represents a 5.8% growth from 5,163 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,977 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 486 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Los Alamos is about 71.3%. Los Alamos's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.5%. Average household size is 2.31 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Los Alamos were built after 1960.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.70%
One Bedroom9.20%
Two Bedrooms23%
Three Bedrooms37.30%
Four Bedrooms17.20%
Five Bedrooms or more7.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$228,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$148,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.64
Median year structure was built1957
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$570

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage13.10%
Home Equity Loan8%
Simple Mortgage52.60%
Debt Free26.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.8%