Penasco, New Mexico Population 2022

667
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Penasco is a city located in Taos County New Mexico. Penasco has a 2020 population of 667. Penasco is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 13.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 589 in 2010.

The average household income in Penasco is $47,346 with a poverty rate of 33.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $563 per month, and the median house value is $175,400. The median age in Penasco is 40.7 years, 39.9 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Penasco Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Penascowas:

  • White: 72.38%
  • Two or more races: 19.91%
  • Other race: 6.17%
  • Black or African American: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Penasco, New Mexico is 667 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 667.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 589.

Penasco, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46972.38%
Black or African American71.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.31%
Asian10.15%
Some Other Race406.17%
Two or More Races12919.91%
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Penasco Population by Race

Penasco Population Pyramid 2022

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Penasco Median Age

45


Total

40.5


Male

49.2


Female

Penasco Adults

There are 510 adults, (158 of whom are seniors) in Penasco.

Penasco Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Penasco Sex Ratio

Female

294

45.37%

Male

354

54.63%

Penasco Population by Age

Penasco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Penasco Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All72%28%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Male65%35%
Female57.9%42.1%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Penasco Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2322.7972
Married833.1186.7
Male205.865
Female384.5357.9
Non Family911.1265.9

3.65

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Penasco Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61.28%
9th to 12th Grade265.54%
High School Graduate21245.20%
Some College9921.11%
Associates Degree5912.58%
Bachelors Degree4710.02%
Graduate Degree204.26%
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Penasco Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Penasco Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian111
Other Race25237
White473812
2+ Races969418
Hispanic41138854
Native American22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Penasco Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,714$21,750$29,375
Less Than 9th Grade$8,250$$
High School Graduate$19,306$15,625$28,125
Some College$30,469$33,750$26,875
Bachelors Degree$26,875$19,875$32,500
Graduate Degree$57,500$$56,250

$25,714

Average Earnings

$21,750

Average Male

$29,375

Average Female

Penasco Earnings by Educational Attainment

Penasco Language by Age

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Penasco Language

40.89% of Penasco residents speak only English, while 59.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 58.29% of the population.

Penasco Language

Penasco Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black77100.00%
Hispanic56720235.63%
Multiple1291410.85%
White6569.23%
Other15NaN%

33.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.75%

Male Poverty Rate

30.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Penasco

The race most likely to be in poverty in Penasco is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Penasco is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.55%.

Penasco Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.75%
High School41.04%
Some College22.15%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%

Penasco Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.74%
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Employed10.43%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Penasco Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Penasco Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,375$50,315
Families$42,813$51,048
Married Families$59,688-
Non Families$18,631$44,921
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Income by Household Type

Penasco Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Penasco Married by Age and Sex

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Penasco 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 35-44.

Penasco Marital Status by Race

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Penasco Marital Status

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62

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War9
Vietnam18
Korea16
World War II

Penasco Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 546
55 to 6412
65 to 747
75+37

Penasco Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White307.98%
2+ Races3232.99%
Hispanic5211.93%

Penasco Veterans by Race

Penasco Veterans by Education

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14.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Penasco Veterans by Education

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45%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Penasco Employment by Age

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Penasco Employment by Race

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Penasco Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.23%

Born in Penasco

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.99% of Penasco residents were born in the United States, with 76.23% having been born in New Mexico. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Penasco Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105890.00%
2011584-5-0.85%
2012540-44-7.53%
2013524-16-2.96%
2014507-17-3.24%
2015527203.94%
2016565387.21%
20176397413.10%
2018663243.76%
201966740.60%
20206670.00%
20216670.00%
20226670.00%

Penasco Population by Year