Taos County, New Mexico Population 2019

Taos County, New Mexico's estimated population is 32,795 with a growth rate of -0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taos County, New Mexico is the 14th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201732,795-62-0.19%
201632,8571590.49%
201532,698-156-0.47%
201432,854140.04%
201332,8401220.37%
201232,718-151-0.46%
201132,869-27-0.08%
201032,8969,77842.30%
199023,1183,66218.82%
198019,4561,94011.08%
197017,5161,5829.93%
196015,934-1,212-7.07%
195017,146-1,382-7.46%
194018,5284,13428.72%
193014,3941,62112.69%
192012,7737656.37%
191012,0081,11910.28%
190010,8891,02110.35%
18909,868-1,161-10.53%
188011,029-1,050-8.69%
187012,079-2,024-14.35%
186014,1034,59648.34%
18509,5070.00%

Taos County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,895
Some Other Race2,602
American Indian and Alaska Native2,384
Two or More Races660
Black or African American162
Asian101
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Taos County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2019

Taos County, New Mexico Median Age

47.7


Total

46.3


Male

49.4


Female

Taos County, New Mexico Adults

There are 26,640 adults, (7,593 of whom are seniors) in Taos County, New Mexico.

Taos County, New Mexico Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Taos County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

16,755

51.07%

Male

16,054

48.93%

Taos County, New Mexico Households and Families

Taos County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Taos County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All74.3%25.7%
Male69%31%
Female67.5%32.5%
Non Family64.9%35.1%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6032.5574.3
Non Family5,3821.2364.9
Married4,8403.1187.9
Female1,5984.3267.5
Male7834.5469

3.41

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Taos County, New Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1064.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,9377.97%
High School Graduate6,46226.59%
Some College6,23725.66%
Associates Degree1,8277.52%
Bachelors Degree3,89716.03%
Graduate Degree2,83911.68%

Taos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,63310,1091,557
White9,9579,5914,943
Other Race1,8491,323151
Native American1,6361,474195
Multiple Races33428865
Black15614427
Asian10110114
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,239$28,718$20,967
Less Than High School$21,058$25,045$14,293
High School Grad$20,366$19,397$21,228
Some College$25,395$36,185$20,430
Bachelors Degree$30,470$32,141$25,879
Graduate Degree$41,170$52,365$28,125

$25,239

Average Earnings

$28,718

Average Male

$20,967

Average Female

Taos County, New Mexico Language

Taos County, New Mexico Language by Age

Taos County, New Mexico Language

52.88% of Taos County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 47.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.37% of the population.

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,5264,52424.42%
White11,5401,71814.89%
Native2,38266627.96%
Other2,54955621.81%
Multiple65816024.32%
Black1432517.48%
Asian1011211.88%

21.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.28%

Male Poverty Rate

22.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taos County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taos County, New Mexico is Native, with 27.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taos County, New Mexico is Asian, with 11.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.42%
High School18.02%
Some College16.68%
Bachelors or Greater14.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.55%
Male Unemployed22.73%
Female Employed10.83%
Male Employed7.24%

Taos County, New Mexico Income

Taos County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,314$51,856
Families$45,990$63,232
Married Families$56,500$74,809
Non Families$20,504$34,700

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Taos County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans

2,495

Number of Veterans

2,435

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,086
First Gulf War443
Second Gulf War278
Korea219
World War II69

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0009.12%
Hispanic1,1418.03%
Indian1758.97%
Other1557.31%
Black10969.87%
2 or More5614.93%

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

13.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Employment Status

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Taos County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Taos57195763440.77%
Questa17701754-16-0.90%
Red River47747700.00%
Taos Ski Valley696900.00%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990