Alamosa Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Alamosa, CO

General Alamosa Information

State: Colorado

County: Alamosa County

Close cities: Alamosa, CO, Monte Vista, CO, Sanford, CO, La Jara, CO, Mosca, CO, Capulin, CO, Alamosa East, CO, Center, CO

Alamosa Population (census data)
Total 8,562 (+7.5% since 2000)
Male 4,088 (47.7%)
Female 4,474 (52.3%)

Population Density: 2,146 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.6 (US Avg is 100)

Alamosa Elevation: 7,544 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1878

Land Area: 3.99 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,424

Zip Codes: 81102, and 81101.

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Alamosa Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (48.2%)
  • Hispanic (46.8%)
  • Other race (22.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • American Indian (3.3%)
  • Black (1.4%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (12.2%)
  • English (6.9%)
  • Irish (5.6%)
  • United States (3.5%)
  • French (2.6%)
  • Italian (2.5%)
Foriegn Born: 270 people (3.2%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Alamosa Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Colorado, University of Denver

Alamosa School Information

High Schools
Alamosa High School (805 Craft Drive, Alamosa, CO, 81101 - Alamosa RE-11J District)
Middle Schools
Ortega Middle School (401 Victoria Avenue, Alamosa, CO, 81101 - Alamosa RE-11J District)
Elementary Schools
Boyd Elementary School (11th And Hunt Avenues, Alamosa, CO, 81101 - Alamosa RE-11J District)
Evans Elementary School (108 Lane Veta Avenue, Alamosa, CO, 81101 - Alamosa RE-11J District)
Polston Elementary School (6935 State Highway 17, Alamosa, CO, 81101 - Alamosa RE-11J District)
Other/Private Schools
Alamosa Open School (216 Victoria Street, Alamosa, CO, 81101 - Alamosa RE-11J District)

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