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Encyclopedia > Los Alamos, New Mexico

Los Alamos is an unincorporated townsite in Los Alamos County, New Mexico. As of the 2000 census, the townsite had a total population of 11,909. It is home to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which was founded to undertake the Manhattan Project. Los Alamos County is an incorporated county, and many county offices are located at the townsite of Los Alamos. Los Alamos County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Los Alamos National Laboratory, aerial view from 1995. ... Control panels and operators for calutrons at the Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. ...

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Geography

Location of Los Alamos, New Mexico

Los Alamos is located at 35°53'28" North, 106°17'52" West (35.891086, -106.297727)GR1. Image File history File links NMMap-doton-LosAlamos. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the townsite has a total area of 28.1 km² (10.9 mi²). 28.1 km² (10.9 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 11,909 people, 5,110 households, and 3,372 families residing in the CDPsite. The population density is 423.4/km² (1,096.2/mi²). There are 5,463 housing units at an average density of 194.2/km² (502.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDPsite is 89.13% White, 0.44% African American, 0.56% Native American, 4.47% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.01% from other races, and 2.35% from two or more races. 12.21% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 5,110 households out of which 31.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% are married couples living together, 6.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% are non-families. 29.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.31 and the average family size is 2.89. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the townsite, the population is spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.1 males.


The median income for a household in the CDPsite is $71,536, and the median income for a family is $86,876. Males have a median income of $65,638 versus $39,352 for females. The per capita income for the CDPsite is $34,240. 3.6% of the population and 2.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.6% of those under the age of 18 and 5.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Central New Mexico | Eastern New Mexico | Llano Estacado | Northern New Mexico | Sangre de Christo Mountains | Southwestern New Mexico
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Colleges and universities
College of Santa Fe | College of the Southwest | Eastern New Mexico University | New Mexico Highlands University | New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology | New Mexico Military Institute | New Mexico State University | St. John's College, Santa Fe | University of New Mexico | Western New Mexico University

State nickname: Land of Enchantment Other U.S. States Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Governor Bill Richardson (D) Senators Pete Domenici (R) Jeff Bingaman (D) Official language(s) English and Spanish Area 315,194 km² (5th)  - Land 314,590 km²  - Water 607 km² (0. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Llano Estacado is a region in the southwestern United States that encompasses parts of northeastern New Mexico and northwestern Texas. ... Northern New Mexico may simply mean the northern part of New Mexico, but in cultural terms it usually means the area of heavy Spanish settlement in the north-central part. ... The Sangre de Cristo Mountains are a narrow mountain range running north and south along the east side of the Rio Grande Rift in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. ... Downtown Albuquerque Albuquerque is the largest city in the state of New Mexico, United States. ... Las Cruces is a city located in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. ... Santa Fe (Spanish, Holy Faith) (full form: La Villa Real de la Santa Fe de San Francisco de Asís, English: Royal City of the Holy Faith of St. ... Farmington (Navajo Tótaʼ) is a city located in San Juan County, New Mexico. ... City nickname: All America City Location Location in the state of New Mexico. ... Clovis, New Mexico is a small city located in Curry County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of approximately 32,700 (2000 census). ... Alamogordo is a city located in Otero County, New Mexico, United States of America. ... Los Lunas is a village located in Valencia County, New Mexico. ... Hobbs is a city in Lea County, New Mexico. ... -1... Española is a city in New Mexico, United States. ... Gallup (Navajo Naʼnízhoozhí) is a city located in McKinley County, New Mexico. ... The Plaza Hotel, built in 1881, on the Plaza of West Las Vegas. ... Deming is a city located in Luna County, New Mexico. ... Belen is a city located in Valencia County, New Mexico. ... Taos is a city located in Taos County, New Mexico. ... Silver City is a town located in Grant County, New Mexico. ... Portales is a municipality located in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA, with a total population of 11,131 (2000 census). ... Artesia is a city located in Eddy County, New Mexico, centered at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82 and 285; the two highways serve as the citys Main Street and First Street, respectively. ... Grants is a city located in Cibola County, New Mexico. ... List of New Mexico counties: New Mexico counties Bernalillo County one of the 9 original counties formed in 1852. ... Bernalillo County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Catron County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Chaves County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Cibola County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Colfax County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Curry County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... De Baca County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Doña Ana County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Eddy County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Guadalupe County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Harding County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Hidalgo County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Lea County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Los Alamos County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Luna County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... McKinley County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Mora County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Otero County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Quay County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Rio Arriba County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Roosevelt County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... San Juan County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... San Miguel County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Sandoval County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Santa Fe County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Sierra County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Socorro County is a county located in the state of New Mexico, United States. ... Taos County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Torrance County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Union County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Valencia County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... The College of Santa Fe is a small liberal arts college in Santa Fe, New Mexico. ... CSWs Seal College of the Southwest (CSW) is a private nondenominational four-year educational institution located in Hobbs, New Mexico. ... Eastern New Mexico University, abbreviated ENMU, frequently called Eastern, is a state-operated university in Portales, New Mexico, USA. It is located in an agricultural town of the Eastern New Mexico region, near Clovis, New Mexico, not far from the Texas border. ... New Mexico Highlands University is located in Las Vegas, New Mexico. ... New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (Also called New Mexico Tech), is a research university located in Socorro, New Mexico. ... New Mexico Military Institute is located in Roswell, New Mexico. ... New Mexico State University (NMSU) is a land-grant university that has its main campus in Las Cruces in southern New Mexico, United States. ... St. ... The University of New Mexico (UNM) is a public university in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ... Western New Mexico University is a university located in Silver City, New Mexico. ...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3653 words)
New Albuquerque quickly became a tidy southwestern town which by 1900 boasted a population of 8,000 inhabitants and all the modern amenities including an electric street railway connecting Old Town, New Town, and the recently established UNM campus on the East Mesa.
New Mexico's dry climate brought many tuberculosis patients to the city in search of a cure during the early 1900s, and several sanitaria sprang up on the East Mesa to serve them.
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory cooperate in an enterprise that began with the Manhattan Project.
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