Taos County, New Mexico Population 2018

Taos County, New Mexico's estimated population is 32,795 with a growth rate of -0.50% 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
201732,795-166-0.50%
201632,9611040.32%
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
White24,936
Some Other Race4,715
American Indian and Alaska Native2,225
Two or More Races702
Asian278
Black or African American105

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Taos County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Taos County, New Mexico Median Age

47.6


Total

46.4


Male

49.1


Female

Taos County, New Mexico Adults

There are 26,665 adults, (7,350 of which are seniors) in Taos County, New Mexico.

Taos County, New Mexico Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Taos County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

16,877

51.20%

Male

16,084

48.80%

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
Married88.1%11.9%
All73.1%26.9%
Female63.7%36.3%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Male60.9%39.1%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Taos County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0062.4873.1
Non Family5,4311.2263.5
Married5,1303.0788.1
Female1,6784.0963.7
Male7674.0460.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Taos County, New Mexico Households

Taos County, New Mexico Education

Taos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0984.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,8727.74%
High School Graduate6,32126.13%
Some College5,96724.66%
Associates Degree2,1508.89%
Bachelors Degree3,90916.16%
Graduate Degree2,87611.89%

Taos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,3969,9121,422
White10,0019,6425,035
Other Race3,1652,237184
Native American1,5561,414223
Multiple Races41134757
Asian24424486
Black10510217

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 50.34%.

Taos County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,205$27,340$21,710
Less Than High School$20,553$26,250$15,061
High School Grad$21,895$22,998$20,752
Some College$24,473$30,365$21,292
Bachelors Degree$31,368$34,405$30,087
Graduate Degree$41,409$55,369$35,110

$25,205

Average Earnings

$27,340

Average Male

$21,710

Average Female

Taos County, New Mexico Language

Taos County, New Mexico Language by Age

Taos County, New Mexico Language

55.96% of Taos County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 44.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.72% of the population.

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,5494,75325.62%
White11,6221,74715.03%
Other4,6571,32628.47%
Native2,22356025.19%
Multiple70016123.00%
Asian27710738.63%
Black9633.13%

21.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.32%

Male Poverty Rate

22.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taos County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taos County, New Mexico is Asian, with 38.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taos County, New Mexico is Black, with 3.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.17%.

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.40%
High School18.75%
Some College17.62%
Bachelors or Greater12.63%

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.14%
Male Unemployed31.45%
Female Employed11.00%
Male Employed10.63%

Taos County, New Mexico Income

Taos County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,323$49,796
Families$44,988$60,018
Married Families$55,500$70,222
Non Families$20,228$33,610

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by War

2,859

Number of Veterans

2,790

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,244
First Gulf War432
Second Gulf War294
Korea223
World War II131

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74948
55 to 64632
75+577
35 to 54541
18 to 34161

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,23611.00%
Hispanic1,2718.97%
Other2757.40%
Indian22812.43%
Black7672.38%
2 or More449.80%

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

10.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Employment Status

Taos County, New Mexico Employment by Age

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Taos County, New Mexico Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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