Located 33 miles northwest of Santa Fe, Los Alamos is known for its strong sense of community, excellent public schools, and scenic beauty. Los Alamos National Laboratory employs about 13,800 people. About half of the Lab’s employees rent or own homes in Los Alamos and nearby White Rock, with a commute ranging from 5 to 20 minutes. The rest commute from Santa Fe, about 45 minutes away, and other northern New Mexico localities such as Rio Rancho, Española, Taos, and Albuquerque.
As a service to homebuyers who are relocating to Los Alamos National Labs, we put together this relocation guide filled with helpful information to area newcomers. You’ll find information on everything from Los Alamos schools to how to get the most out of the 10-day house-hunting trip allocated to regular hires. As homegrown Santa Fe realtors, we’re uniquely qualified to help you make the move to Los Alamos. Contact us for home showings, market reports, or to leverage our knowledge of the area.