Taos, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Taos, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
5,950
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
22.4%
Median Home
$284,100
Median Income
$30,709
Median Rent
$775

Taos SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Taos, NM Crime Report

320
Total Crimes
5,408.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
130.53%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Taos
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 320 5,408.1 3,620.2 2,346.0
Violent Crime 31 523.9 778.3 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 7.8 6.5
Robbery 3 50.7 99.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 24 405.6 615.9 279.7
Property Crime 289 4,884.2 2,841.9 1,958.2
Burglary 53 895.7 648.8 314.2
Larceny 209 3,532.2 1,765.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 27 456.3 427.6 246.0

Taos, NM Cost Of Living

100
Taos's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Taos New Mexico National Average
Overall 100 92 100
Services 87 92 100
Groceries 99 94 100
Health 99 98 100
Housing 123 87 100
Transportation 88 88 100
Utilities 93 91 100

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Rankings for Taos in New Mexico

Map Of Taos, NM

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Population over time in Taos

Year Population % Change
2020 5,950 -1.2%
2019 6,021 5.9%
2018 5,687 -0.8%
2017 5,735 0.4%
2016 5,711 -0.0%
2015 5,713 0.0%
2014 5,711 0.9%
2013 5,661 0.1%
2012 5,655 1.0%
2011 5,597 -

Race / Ethnicity in Taos

White
46.3% (2,753)
African American
0.2% (13)
American Indian
3.7% (223)
Asian
0.4% (22)
Hawaiian
0.0% (2)
Other
1.1% (63)
Two Or More
2.9% (170)
Hispanic
45.4% (2,704)
Race Taos NM USA
White 46.3% 36.7% 60.1%
African American 0.2% 1.8% 12.2%
American Indian 3.7% 8.6% 0.6%
Asian 0.4% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 1.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 45.4% 49.2% 18.2%

Gender in Taos

Female
53.0% (3,151)
Male
47.0% (2,799)
Gender Taos NM USA
Female 53.0% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Taos for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (357)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (297)
High School / GED
18.0% (1,071)
Some College
27.0% (1,606)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (476)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (1,071)
Master's Degree
12.0% (714)
Professional Degree
4.0% (238)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (119)
Education Taos NM USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Taos, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
14.6% (87,094)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.7% (57,552)
$15,000 to $24,999
20.8% (123,858)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (45,516)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.0% (59,303)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.3% (66,962)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.1% (36,325)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.3% (73,089)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (10,285)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (35,012)
Income Taos NM USA
Less than $10,000 14.6% 8.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.7% 5.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 20.8% 11.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 10.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.0% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.3% 17.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.1% 11.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.3% 12.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 4.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 4.1% 8.3%

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