Taos is a city located in Taos County New Mexico. Taos has a 2020 population of 5,866. Taos is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -2.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,041 in 2010.
The average household income in Taos is $49,092 with a poverty rate of 22.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $284,100. The median age in Taos is 50.8 years, 53.6 years for males, and 50 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Taoswas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
74.58% of Taos residents speak only English, while 25.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.26% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Taos is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Taos is Multiple, with 8.25% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.65%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Taos
94.24% of Taos residents were born in the United States, with 44.57% having been born in New Mexico. 2.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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