Taos County, New Mexico Population 2022

Taos County, New Mexico's estimated population is 34,799 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taos County, New Mexico is the 13th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 32,937 and has seen a growth of 5.65% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Taos County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

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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

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Taos County, New Mexico Households and Families

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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Taos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Taos County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Taos County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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

Taos County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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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

Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Taos County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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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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