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Otero County Economic Development Council

As the Southern New Mexico region’s premier economic development organization, the OCEDC's mission is to attract, retain and grow businesses and jobs in the regions of Otero County.

The Otero County Economic Development Council closely monitors New Mexico’s business climate under the umbrella of economic development in the Southwest. We watch for trends and leverage our years of assisting successful businesses to gauge future impact on local businesses. The OCEDC can help you make informed decisions based on industry trends, new issues and legislation, and government events.

If you are considering opening, expanding or relocating a business to Otero County, you’ve come to the right place. The OCEDC is committed to helping you succeed as a New Mexico business owner. Site selectors can find commercial properties for sale or lease in Otero County, entrepreneurs can discover New Mexico business incentives and current business owners can learn more about Otero County consumers.

The OCEDC collaborates with local business owners to keep a finger on Otero County’s economic pulse; that’s because we believe solid business decisions are the result of processing solid information. We’ve compiled a list of news resources to help New Mexico business owners and entrepreneurs make informed decisions. Feel free to email the OCEDC or call us at (575)434-5882 – we’re here to help.

City of Alamogordo – City Profile

City Profile December 2013

The City Profile is a publication of the City of Alamogordo and is provided as a service to City residents.


A comprehensive travel guide to Otero County & the surrounding areas of New Mexico. For a complete guide to all things in the state of New Mexico…

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Population Statistics

Otero County is populated by 16 communities, many are small and unincorporated. They are Alamogordo, Bent, Cloudcroft, High Rolls / Mountain Park, Holloman…

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Commercial Property

Site selectors looking for land in the Southwest are often drawn to the hidden gem of Otero County, NM. Our quickly growing communities, multiple tourist attractions…

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Education Statistics

Search Education information on schools in Otero County, New Mexico. Facts and figures, stats and information on Southern New Mexico Education.

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What we do

Otero County Economic Development Council, Inc., (OCEDC) is a non-profit 501(C)3 organization who promotes Otero County to attract new opportunities to enhance the economic base and quality of life of its citizens. OCEDC continues to diversify the local economy with job creation opportunities in various industries. With formidable county and city governments, OCEDC can provide numerous incentive options to assist any company in considering locating or expansion in our communities. Like others, we will meet the needs of your company towards your success.

The Otero County Economic Development Council is your partner to assist you and your company. We are devoted to attracting new business opportunities and help local small businesses with their expansion and retention needs. Assisting you in creating economic-based jobs here, is important to our future, and we look forward to being a part of your team for your success.

In selecting a site that offers a strategic advantage to your business – positive attitudes and great locations are everything! You will find both here in Otero County.

– Michael EspirituPresident & CEO