Living in Taos, NM

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Taos, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
5,967
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
27.3%
Median Home
$260,800
Median Income
$29,300
Median Rent
$708

Taos SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
10

Taos, NM Crime Report

336
Total Crimes
5,634.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
127.51%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Taos
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 336 5,634.7 3,945.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 19 318.6 832.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 8.6 5.0
Robbery 4 67.1 111.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 15 251.6 650.5 250.2
Property Crime 317 5,316.1 3,112.7 2,109.9
Burglary 50 838.5 696.8 340.5
Larceny 249 4,175.8 1,988.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 18 301.9 427.2 219.9

Taos, NM Cost Of Living

102
Taos's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Taos New Mexico National Average
Overall 102 92 100
Services 90 92 100
Groceries 96 99 100
Health 100 99 100
Housing 124 86 100
Transportation 89 97 100
Utilities 95 87 100

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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
2019 5,967 -0.9%
2018 6,021 5.9%
2017 5,687 -0.8%
2016 5,735 0.4%
2015 5,711 -0.0%
2014 5,713 0.0%
2013 5,711 0.9%
2012 5,661 0.1%
2011 5,655 1.0%
2010 5,597 -

Race / Ethnicity in Taos

White
51.4% (3,065)
African American
0.2% (10)
American Indian
5.5% (330)
Asian
0.3% (18)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.9% (54)
Two Or More
2.5% (150)
Hispanic
39.2% (2,340)
Race Taos NM USA
White 51.4% 37.4% 60.7%
African American 0.2% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 5.5% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 39.2% 48.8% 18.0%

Gender in Taos

Female
56.9% (3,393)
Male
43.1% (2,574)
Gender Taos NM USA
Female 56.9% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 43.1% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Taos for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (179)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (417)
High School / GED
20.0% (1,193)
Some College
29.0% (1,730)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (358)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (1,193)
Master's Degree
10.0% (596)
Professional Degree
4.0% (238)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (59)
Education Taos NM USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Taos, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
12.0% (71,568)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.4% (80,209)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.9% (106,798)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (73,119)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.7% (58,052)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.5% (86,414)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (49,632)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.8% (40,326)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (22,600)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (7,976)
Income Taos NM USA
Less than $10,000 12.0% 8.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.4% 5.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.9% 11.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 10.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.7% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.5% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.8% 12.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 4.1% 7.7%

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