Talpa, New Mexico Population 2024

1,873

Talpa is a city located in Taos County New Mexico. Talpa has a 2024 population of 1,873. Talpa is currently growing at a rate of 9.15% annually and its population has increased by 50.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,245 in 2020.

The average household income in Talpa is $61,313 with a poverty rate of 6.8%. The median age in Talpa is 47.5 years: 46.4 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Talpa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Talpa was:

  • White: 55.48%
  • Other race: 33.16%
  • Two or more races: 11.35%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,429.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
50.44% (628)
The current population of Talpa, New Mexico is 1,873 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,245.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White86555.48%
Other race51733.16%
Two or more races17711.35%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Talpa Population by Race

Talpa Population Pyramid 2024

Talpa Median Age

47.5

Total

46.4

Male

47.8

Female

Talpa Adults

There are 1,147 adults, (339 of whom are seniors) in Talpa.

Talpa Age Dependency

92.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Talpa Sex Ratio

Female74447.72%
Male81552.28%

Talpa Population by Age

Talpa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7362.1289.710.3
Non Family34101000
Married3163.0193.76.3
Female563.110100
Male234.091000

3.08

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

89.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Talpa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade928.94%
Associates Degree14013.61%
Bachelors Degree22822.16%
Graduate Degree19118.56%
High School Graduate464.47%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College33232.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Talpa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Talpa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic663571167
White366366252
Other Race35135128
2+ Races594428

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 68.85%.

Talpa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$2,499$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$28,506$56,737$0
Some College$28,059$0$0

$28,506

Average Earnings

$56,737

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Talpa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Talpa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Talpa Language

65.11% of Talpa residents speak only English, while 34.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.89% of the population.

Talpa Language

Talpa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5416211.46%
Hispanic900444.89%
Multiple177158.47%

6.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.55%

Male Poverty Rate

2.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Talpa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Talpa is White, with 11.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Talpa is Hispanic, with 4.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.33%.

Talpa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.3%
Some College15.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.77%
High School0%

Talpa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Talpa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Talpa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$84,378
Households$46,473$61,313
Married Families$132,531$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,317$34,595

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Talpa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Talpa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Talpa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Talpa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Talpa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

180

Number of Veterans

180

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam107
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Talpa Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+70
65 to 7465
35 to 5445
18 to 340
55 to 640

Talpa Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic13820.81%
White9114.7%
Other Race4512.82%
2+ Races4424.86%

Talpa Veterans by Race

Talpa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

39.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Talpa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Talpa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Talpa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Talpa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

44.52%

Born in Talpa

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Talpa residents were born in the United States, with 44.52% having been born in New Mexico. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Talpa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,8731579.15%
20231,71615710.07%
20221,55917912.97%
20211,38013510.84%
20201,24531133.3%
201993429846.86%
2018636-30-4.5%
2017666-152-18.58%
2016818-196-19.33%
20151,014-51-4.79%
20141,065-66-5.84%
20131,13121122.93%
2012920-195-17.49%
20111,11533743.32%
201077800%

Talpa Population by Year