Los Alamos

Old West heritage as any small town on California's Central Coast.

Welcome to Los Alamos

A Small Town With An Old West Heritage

 

Surrounded by ranches, farms and vineyards at the northern “entry” to the Santa Ynez Valley. Los Alamos, California, (population 1,890) is located at the junction of US Highway 101 and State Route 135. Moreover, the main thoroughfare is known as Bell Street. It’s only seven blocks long yet reflects as much Old West heritage as any small town on California’s Central Coast.
 

A Little History

Founded in 1876, two ranchers each donated part of their land to create the town site.
Named Los Alamos, Spanish for “the cottonwoods” that still grace the area. It looks and feels vintage yet with a burgeoning foodwinearts & antiques scene.
 

Where to Stay in Los Alamos

One-of-a-kind lodging includes the historic 1880 Union Hotel, a Victorian-style bed & breakfast with six incredible theme suites, an inn with a view and a classic motor court.
Buildings old and new house art galleries, antique shops, top-notch culinary dining and wine tasting rooms. A surprising variety of restaurants serves every type of diner from locavore to carnivore.
 

Events

During the last weekend of September, Los Alamos Old Days, honors the town’s western heritage with a celebration including arts & crafts fair, BBQ, car show, dance and parade. What an excellent time to wrangle a visit with free fun for the whole family.

Overview for Los Alamos, CA

2,143 people live in Los Alamos, where the median age is 39.1 and the average individual income is $47,520.66. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,143

Total Population

39.1 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$47,520.66

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Alamos, CA

Los Alamos has 673 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Los Alamos do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,143 people call Los Alamos home. The population density is 25.7 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,143

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.1

Median Age

42.56 / 57.44%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
673

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$47,520.66

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Los Alamos, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Los Alamos. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Olga L. Reed Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5

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