Questa, New Mexico Population 2022

1,752
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Questa is a city located in Taos County New Mexico. Questa has a 2020 population of 1,752. Questa is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,773 in 2010.

The average household income in Questa is $44,583 with a poverty rate of 6.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $137,500. The median age in Questa is 34.9 years, 32.4 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Questa Demographics

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

  • White: 94.24%
  • Other race: 5.35%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Two or more races: 0.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Questa, New Mexico is 1,752 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,752.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,773.

Questa, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,84894.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.20%
Some Other Race1055.35%
Two or More Races40.20%
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Questa Population by Race

Questa Population Pyramid 2022

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Questa Median Age

35.3


Total

29.7


Male

46.6


Female

Questa Adults

There are 1,414 adults, (346 of whom are seniors) in Questa.

Questa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Questa Sex Ratio

Female

870

44.37%

Male

1,091

55.63%

Questa Population by Age

Questa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Questa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
Non Family88.7%11.3%
All87.8%12.2%
Female83.3%16.7%
Male79.6%20.4%

87.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Questa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6872.8587.8
Married2773.9389.9
Male543.8379.6
Female904.2783.3
Non Family2661.0688.7

3.89

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Questa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade201.57%
9th to 12th Grade856.67%
High School Graduate43634.22%
Some College46136.19%
Associates Degree1058.24%
Bachelors Degree886.91%
Graduate Degree796.20%
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Questa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Questa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13213241
Hispanic1,1381,037126
2+ Races44
Other Race10576
Native American4

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.06%.

Questa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,508$37,061$31,768
Less Than 9th Grade$$$8,542
High School Graduate$$$23,304
Some College$35,234$45,504$31,220
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,508

Average Earnings

$37,061

Average Male

$31,768

Average Female

Questa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Questa Language by Age

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Questa Language

37.40% of Questa residents speak only English, while 62.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 62.60% of the population.

Questa Language

Questa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native44100.00%
Hispanic1,7591186.71%
White198136.57%
OtherNaN%

6.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.23%

Male Poverty Rate

7.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Questa

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.25%.

Questa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade3.81%
High School6.65%
Some College8.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.59%

Questa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.36%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Questa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Questa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,865$53,657
Families$54,871$69,658
Married Families$62,989-
Non Families$17,361$26,075
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Income by Household Type

Questa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Questa Married by Age and Sex

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Questa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Questa Marital Status by Race

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Questa Marital Status

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116

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War9
Vietnam27
Korea13
World War II

Questa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5441
55 to 64
65 to 7426
75+49

Questa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White916.99%
Other Race2523.81%
Hispanic876.81%

Questa Veterans by Race

Questa Veterans by Education

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24.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Questa Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Questa Employment by Age

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Questa Employment by Race

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Questa 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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77.87%

Born in Questa

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

1.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Questa residents were born in the United States, with 77.87% having been born in New Mexico. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Questa Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,7730.00%
20111,77740.23%
20121,772-5-0.28%
20131,785130.73%
20141,783-2-0.11%
20151,770-13-0.73%
20161,77440.23%
20171,764-10-0.56%
20181,756-8-0.45%
20191,755-1-0.06%
20201,754-1-0.06%
20211,753-1-0.06%
20221,752-1-0.06%

Questa Population by Year