Alamosa County Information

Alamosa in Colorado occupies 724 square miles and has a 2006 population of 15,225, a change from a 2000 population of 14,966 and 13,617 in 1990. 21.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.5% percent is 25-35, and 11.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 98 acts of violent crime reported in Alamosa in 2004, a change from 55 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 389 people: 4.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.6%.

Read more about Alamosa, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyAlamosa 
StateColorado 
Land Area724 sq. milesRanked 1,346 of 3,140
Population 200615,225Ranked 2,090 of 3,140
Population 200515,254 
Population 200014,966Ranked 2,094 of 3,140
Population 199013,617Ranked 2,091 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion92.5% 
African American1.7% 
Asian American1.1% 
Native American3% 
Pacific Islander.4% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.8% 
Population 5 to 1414.3% 
Population 15 to 2421.4% 
Population 25 to 3412.5% 
Population 35 to 4411.7% 
Population 45 to 5412.9% 
Population 55 to 649% 
Population 65 to 745.8% 
Population 75 and up4.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes9855
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes3 
Robberies4 
Aggravated Assaults90 
Total Property Crimes487439
Burglaries83 
Larceny Thefts382 
Motor Vehicle Thefts22 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,2297,216
Unemployed Population389258
Unemployment Rate4.7%3.6%

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