Alamosa, Colorado, in Alamosa county, is 87 miles SW of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center) and 110 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado. There are 7,960 residents in the city.
In Alamosa, about 40% of adults are married. In Alamosa, more so than in most cities, people can be found in one-person households. People in the city are less likely to be married than people elsewhere.
In 2000, Alamosa had a median family income of $33,017.
Alamosa folks tended to give their money ($1,000) to John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential race. More campaign money flowed to the Democratic party than to competing parties.
As of 2000, the share of housing units in Alamosa that were owner-occupied was 50%. People on their own appreciate the studio and one-bedroom apartments in the city. Cheap apartment rents is one thing Alamosa has going for it.
In Alamosa, 81% of commuters drive to work. The city offers good opportunities for biking and walking, so if you're out of shape give those a try. One of the nice things about Alamosa is its reasonable commuting times.
Alamosa strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):
|Short Commute Times |
|Walking and Biking to Work |
|Racial Diversity |
|Affordability of Rents |
|Affordability of Property Taxes |
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