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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Mexico

Economic Statistics

Alamogordo, New Mexico

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over26,299100.0
In labor force15,64459.5
Civilian labor force
13,38750.9
Employed
12,44047.3
Unemployed
9473.6
Percent of civilian labor force
7.1(X)
Armed Forces
2,2578.6
Not in labor force10,65540.5
Females 16 years and over13,661100.0
In labor force6,81049.8
Civilian labor force
6,38146.7
Employed
5,83942.7
Own children under 6 years3,005100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,58152.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,413100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone11,06576.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,36716.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)500.3
Walked2892.0
Other means2872.0
Worked at home3552.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over12,440100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,56228.6
Service occupations2,31418.6
Sales and office occupations2,98624.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations630.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,97715.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,53812.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1481.2
Construction9037.3
Manufacturing8917.2
Wholesale trade1631.3
Retail trade1,80614.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6865.5
Information1030.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6225.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8777.0
Educational, health and social services2,67521.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1028.9
Other services (except public administration)7896.3
Public administration1,67513.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers7,69261.8
Government workers3,73630.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9577.7
Unpaid family workers550.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households13,632100.0
Less than $10,0001,73312.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,0337.6
$15,000 to $24,9992,50918.4
$25,000 to $34,9992,39717.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,61019.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,18716.0
$75,000 to $99,9997385.4
$100,000 to $149,9993452.5
$150,000 to $199,999500.4
$200,000 or more300.2
Median household income (dollars)30,928(X)
With earnings10,49277.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,895(X)
With Social Security income3,60926.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,342(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6484.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,009(X)
With public assistance income5634.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,545(X)
With retirement income3,23423.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,629(X)
Families9,801100.0
Less than $10,0008328.5
$10,000 to $14,9995655.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,66717.0
$25,000 to $34,9991,72517.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,10221.4
$50,000 to $74,9991,83118.7
$75,000 to $99,9996957.1
$100,000 to $149,9993153.2
$150,000 to $199,999500.5
$200,000 or more190.2
Median family income (dollars)35,673(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,662(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,163(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers18,860(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,296(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
With related children under 18 years1,062(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
With related children under 5 years
498(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.2
Families with female householder, no husband present733(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.2
With related children under 18 years682(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.2
With related children under 5 years
294(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)68.5
Individuals5,771(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
18 years and over3,302(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
65 years and over
501(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
Related children under 18 years2,384(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,681(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,298(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.2
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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