Taos County, New Mexico Population 2020

Taos County, New Mexico's estimated population is 32,781 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taos County, New Mexico is the 14th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202032,781-27-0.08%
201932,808-27-0.08%
201832,835-27-0.08%
201732,862-98-0.30%
201632,9601460.44%
201532,814-157-0.48%
201432,97190.03%
201332,9621960.60%
201232,766-125-0.38%
201132,891-5-0.02%
201032,8969,77842.30%
199023,1183,66218.82%
198019,4561,94011.08%
197017,5161,5829.93%
196015,934-1,212-7.07%
195017,146-1,382-7.46%
194018,5284,13428.72%
193014,3941,62112.69%
192012,7737656.37%
191012,0081,11910.28%
190010,8891,02110.35%
18909,868-1,161-10.53%
188011,029-1,050-8.69%
187012,079-2,024-14.35%
186014,1034,59648.34%
18509,5070.00%

Taos County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,02985.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,3757.22%
Some Other Race1,6485.01%
Two or More Races6061.84%
Black or African American1520.46%
Asian770.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.00%

Taos County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2020

Taos County, New Mexico Median Age

48.2


Total

46.5


Male

49.8


Female

Taos County, New Mexico Adults

There are 26,835 adults, (7,976 of whom are seniors) in Taos County, New Mexico.

Taos County, New Mexico Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Taos County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

16,812

51.12%

Male

16,076

48.88%

Taos County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Taos County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All75.5%24.5%
Female71.7%28.3%
Male70.4%29.6%
Non Family64.5%35.5%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1272.6675.5
Non Family5,1531.2764.5
Married4,6843.2289.7
Female1,4854.5671.7
Male8054.7870.4

3.56

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Taos County, New Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9413.93%
9th to 12th Grade1,6696.97%
High School Graduate6,29526.28%
Some College6,67727.88%
Associates Degree1,6566.91%
Bachelors Degree3,86516.14%
Graduate Degree2,84911.89%

Taos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,25310,1341,763
White9,9679,6354,773
Native American1,6341,459171
Other Race1,3181,017188
Multiple Races21720350
Black14112925
Asian77773
Islander11

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 white people with a rate of 47.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,803$30,607$21,578
Less Than High School$22,454$31,429$14,079
High School Grad$20,277$19,719$20,795
Some College$26,403$37,114$21,172
Bachelors Degree$29,495$34,347$25,206
Graduate Degree$46,607$58,728$36,667

$25,803

Average Earnings

$30,607

Average Male

$21,578

Average Female

Taos County, New Mexico Language

Taos County, New Mexico Language by Age

Taos County, New Mexico Language

54.08% of Taos County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 45.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.46% of the population.

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty

Taos County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,6293,90520.96%
White11,4981,73015.05%
Native2,37361425.87%
Other1,57634021.57%
Multiple60317028.19%
Black1412920.57%

19.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.99%

Male Poverty Rate

18.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taos County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taos County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 28.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taos County, New Mexico is White, with 15.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.47%
Some College17.55%
High School16.77%
Bachelors or Greater12.06%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.29%
Male Unemployed20.26%
Female Employed10.13%
Male Employed5.75%

Taos County, New Mexico Income

Taos County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,758$53,538
Families$47,796$65,448
Married Families$57,825$77,212
Non Families$21,751$35,512

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Taos County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans

2,515

Number of Veterans

2,406

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,173
First Gulf War440
Second Gulf War229
Korea168
World War II48
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1129.22%
Hispanic1,1948.30%
Indian21010.99%
Black9768.31%
Other906.05%
2 or More62.00%

$Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

13.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Employment Status

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Taos County, New Mexico Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.09%

Born in New Mexico

94.47%

Native Born

5.53%

Foreign Born

3.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.47% of Taos County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 58.09% having been born in New Mexico. 3.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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