Alamogordo, NM Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 35,582. Estimated population in July 2020: 36,245 (+1.9% change)
Males: 17,571 (49.4%), Females: 18,011 (50.6%)

Otero County

Zip codes: 88310.

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

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%).

Elevation: 4334 feet

Land area: 19.3 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Alamogordo:

  • GERALD CHAMPION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTE (2669 NORTH SCENIC DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Alamogordo:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alamogordo:

  • HOLLOMAN AFB (about 11 miles; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Abbreviation: HMN)
  • SIERRA BLANCA REGIONAL (about 48 miles; RUIDOSO, NM; Abbreviation: SRR)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 79 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; Abbreviation: BIF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alamogordo:

  • ALAMOGORDO-WHITE SANDS REGIONAL (about 5 miles; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Abbreviation: ALM)
  • CARRIZOZO MUNI (about 51 miles; CARRIZOZO, NM; Abbreviation: Q37)
  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 79 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Abbreviation: LRU)

Colleges and Universities

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 (Full-time enrollment: 42; Location: 1810 E TENTH ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 85 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 87 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,071)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 156 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 18,780)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 157 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 9,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 161 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,261)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

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