Taos County, New Mexico Population 2022

Taos County, New Mexico's estimated population is 32,795 with a growth rate of 0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taos County, New Mexico is the 15th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 32,895 and has seen a growth of -0.30% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18509,5070.00%
186014,1034,59648.34%
187012,079-2,024-14.35%
188011,029-1,050-8.69%
18909,868-1,161-10.53%
190010,8891,02110.35%
191012,0081,11910.28%
192012,7737656.37%
193014,3941,62112.69%
194018,5284,13428.72%
195017,146-1,382-7.46%
196015,934-1,212-7.07%
197017,5161,5829.93%
198019,4561,94011.08%
199023,1183,66218.82%
201032,8959,77742.29%
201132,890-5-0.02%
201232,759-131-0.40%
201332,9571980.60%
201432,96360.02%
201532,797-166-0.50%
201632,9221250.38%
201732,790-132-0.40%
201832,699-91-0.28%
201932,723240.07%
202032,747240.07%
202132,771240.07%
202232,795240.07%
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Taos County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,62778.23%
Black or African American890.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9275.88%
Asian2830.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%
Some Other Race1,8975.79%
Two or More Races2,9338.95%
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Taos County, New Mexico Population by Race

Taos County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Taos County, New Mexico Median Age

48.9


Total

47.2


Male

51.1


Female

Taos County, New Mexico Adults

There are 26,981 adults, (8,643 of whom are seniors) in Taos County, New Mexico.

Taos County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Taos County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

16,633

50.77%

Male

16,126

49.23%

Taos County, New Mexico Population by Age

Taos County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Taos County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All76.9%23.1%
Male76.4%23.6%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Female63%37%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Taos County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,5922.5676.9
Married4,5433.2189.3
Male5734.6276.4
Female1,6774.7463
Non Family5,7991.2171.3

3.63

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Taos County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6792.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,5226.15%
High School Graduate6,20625.09%
Some College6,15124.87%
Associates Degree2,1938.87%
Bachelors Degree4,65618.82%
Graduate Degree3,33013.46%
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Taos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Taos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black686147
White10,0969,8225,037
Asian283283137
2+ Races1,8881,602879
Hispanic12,85110,9962,644
Native American1,3501,270104
Other Race1,3701,13986
Islander33

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 black people with a rate of 69.12%.

Taos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,184$38,774$24,531
Less Than 9th Grade$$49,524$10,750
High School Graduate$19,725$18,926$22,147
Some College$27,295$39,542$23,028
Bachelors Degree$33,558$47,511$25,191
Graduate Degree$55,086$64,219$44,212

$28,184

Average Earnings

$38,774

Average Male

$24,531

Average Female

Taos County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Taos County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Taos County, New Mexico Language

59.54% of Taos County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 40.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.40% of the population.

Taos County, New Mexico Language

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black844148.81%
Native1,92670636.66%
Hispanic18,5023,36018.16%
White11,4971,47112.79%
Other340NaN%
Multiple2,9202588.84%

17.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.64%

Male Poverty Rate

18.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taos County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taos County, New Mexico is Black, with 48.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taos County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 8.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.30%.

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.05%
High School18.96%
Some College15.22%
Bachelors or Greater11.22%

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.73%
Male Unemployed21.55%
Female Employed10.35%
Female Unemployed48.21%

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

Taos County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,973$69,256
Families$57,614$87,969
Married Families$73,638-
Non Families$30,068$45,790
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Income by Household Type

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Taos County, New Mexico 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 55-64.

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status

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2,514

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War240
First Gulf War417
Vietnam1,091
Korea135
World War II61

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3454
35 to 54597
55 to 64458
65 to 74704
75+701

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0949.74%
Black45.80%
Native American986.35%
Other Race16110.25%
2+ Races1577.78%
Hispanic1,50110.44%

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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10.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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53%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Taos County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Taos County, New Mexico 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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57.03%

Born in Taos County, New Mexico

95.08%

Native Born

4.92%

Foreign Born

2.33%

Non Citizen

2.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.08% of Taos County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 57.03% having been born in New Mexico. 2.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Taos County, New Mexico Place of Birth

  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

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