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Demographics Analysis

The people of Taos Town, New Mexico give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Male:

Under 5 years : 154

5 to 9 years : 189

10 to 14 years : 89

15 to 17 years : 61

18 and 19 years : 107

20 years : 31

21 years : 27

22 to 24 years : 50

25 to 29 years : 73

30 to 34 years : 151

35 to 39 years : 70

40 to 44 years : 127

45 to 49 years : 238

50 to 54 years : 186

55 to 59 years : 282

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 62

65 and 66 years : 36

67 to 69 years : 50

70 to 74 years : 78

75 to 79 years : 67

80 to 84 years : 37

85 years and over : 97

Female:

Under 5 years : 316

5 to 9 years : 123

10 to 14 years : 157

15 to 17 years : 142

18 and 19 years : 126

20 years : 17

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 177

25 to 29 years : 129

30 to 34 years : 163

35 to 39 years : 215

40 to 44 years : 99

45 to 49 years : 244

50 to 54 years : 228

55 to 59 years : 393

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 97

65 and 66 years : 43

67 to 69 years : 87

70 to 74 years : 127

75 to 79 years : 141

80 to 84 years : 71

85 years and over : 39


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,723

Multiple ancestry : 1,424

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 28

Ancestry not reported : 283


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,087

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 67

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 46

Not a U.S. citizen : 258


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Total:

Under 5 years : 470

5 to 17 years : 761

18 to 24 years : 539

25 to 34 years : 516

35 to 44 years : 511

45 to 54 years : 896

55 to 59 years : 675

60 and 61 years : 58

62 to 64 years : 159

65 to 74 years : 421

75 years and over : 452

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 358

5 to 17 years : 480

18 to 24 years : 284

25 to 34 years : 146

35 to 44 years : 167

45 to 54 years : 259

55 to 59 years : 207

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 36

65 to 74 years : 149

75 years and over : 284

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 112

5 to 17 years : 266

18 to 24 years : 171

25 to 34 years : 301

35 to 44 years : 237

45 to 54 years : 588

55 to 59 years : 448

60 and 61 years : 42

62 to 64 years : 123

65 to 74 years : 254

75 years and over : 159

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 3

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 17

45 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 14

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 84

25 to 34 years : 69

35 to 44 years : 90

45 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 4

75 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,070

Female : 1,316

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 982

Female : 1,719

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 42

Female : 25

Foreign born:

Male : 191

Female : 113


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Born in state of residence : 1,440

Born in other state in the United States : 2,444

Native: born outside the United States : 60

Foreign born : 96


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 679

Now married, except separated : 351

Divorced : 308

Separated : 70

Widowed : 231

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,015

Now married, except separated : 790

Divorced : 467

Separated : 70

Widowed : 81

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 39

Now married, except separated : 22

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 119

Now married, except separated : 114

Divorced : 71

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Speak only English : 3,431

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1,055

Speak English less than "very well" : 416

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Navajo:

Speak English "very well" : 32

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Taos Town, New Mexico

  • Other Groups: 2,765   (53.1%)
  • German: 456   (8.7%)
  • English: 413   (7.9%)
  • Irish: 307   (5.9%)
  • Italian: 186   (3.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 170   (3.3%)
  • United States Or American: 158   (3.0%)
  • Dutch: 102   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 99   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 85   (1.6%)
  • European: 75   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 56   (1.1%)
  • Polish: 52   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 46   (0.9%)
  • Russian: 43   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 21   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 16   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 15   (0.3%)
  • British: 15   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 14   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 13   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 13   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 11   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 10   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 9   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 9   (0.2%)
  • Luxemburger: 8   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 8   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 7   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 6   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 3   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Eastern European: 2   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Taos Town, New Mexico is 5,458



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Taos Town, New Mexico: 2,285
Female Population in Taos Town, New Mexico: 3,173


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Taos Town, New Mexico: 45.3
Median Female Resident Age in Taos Town, New Mexico: 41.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of New Mexico is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Taos Town, New Mexico


White


Both sexes

48.9

Male

47.0

Female

50.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

40.5

Male

45.3

Female

31.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.6

Male

29.0

Female

36.0

Asian


Both sexes

33.5

Male

38.3

Female

32.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

41.5

Male

0.0

Female

41.5

Other


Both sexes

33.9

Male

31.5

Female

37.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

26.3

Male

19.8

Female

34.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

35.2

Male

33.7

Female

37.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

55.5

Male

54.2

Female

56.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Taos Town, New Mexico


  • White: 4,040
  • African American: 38
  • American Indian: 114
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1,034
  • Two or More Races: 232



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Taos Town, New Mexico citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Taos Town, New Mexico

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 39   (2.68%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 28   (1.93%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 48   (3.3%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 46   (3.16%)
  • 9th Grade: 39   (2.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (1.03%)
  • 11th Grade: 51   (3.51%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 45   (3.09%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 343   (23.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 41   (2.82%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 281   (19.33%)
  • Associate Degree: 56   (3.85%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 272   (18.71%)
  • Master's Degree: 95   (6.53%)
  • Professional School Degree: 40   (2.75%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 15   (1.03%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 21   (1.15%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.44%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 41   (2.24%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 64   (3.49%)
  • 9th Grade: 40   (2.18%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (1.47%)
  • 11th Grade: 52   (2.84%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 86   (4.69%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 428   (23.36%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 54   (2.95%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 381   (20.8%)
  • Associate Degree: 126   (6.88%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 335   (18.29%)
  • Master's Degree: 143   (7.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (0.16%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 23   (1.26%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Taos Town, New Mexico

  • Taos Municipal Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 213 Paseo Del Canon, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 758-5202, Students: 3,186 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Taos Town, New Mexico

  • Enos Garcia Elem


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 305 Don Fernando, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 758-5252, Students: 692 )

  • Taos Mid School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 213 Paseo Del Canon, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 758-5242, Students: 674 )

  • Taos Day School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: P.o. Box Drawer X, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 758-3652, Students: 153 )

  • Taos Elem


    ( Location: 310 Cam De La Placit, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 758-5262, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Taos Town, New Mexico

  • Taos High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 134 Cervantes, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 758-5233, Students: 953 )

  • Chrysalis Altern.


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 212 Paseo Del Canon, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 751-7291, Students: 32 )

  • Casa Corazon


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Box 79, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 758-5212, Students: 19 )

  • Taos Cyber Magnet


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 213 Paseo Del Canon, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 758-5990, Students: 9 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Taos Town, New Mexico

  • University Of New Mexico-taos Branch


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 1,072; Location: 15 Civic Plaza Dr, Taos, NM 87571, Web: http://taos.unm.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Taos Town, New Mexico

  • Yaxche Learning Center


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 4100 Ndcbu, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 751-4419, Students: 63 )

  • Taos Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 814 Witt Road, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 751-3183, Students: 58 )

Academic Libraries In Taos Town, New Mexico

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Taos Town, New Mexico

  • Taos Public Library


    402 Camino De La Placita, Taos, NM 87571

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Taos Town, New Mexico


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Taos Town, New Mexico affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Taos Town, New Mexico.

Area Features of Taos Town, New Mexico


Building


(1) Governor Bent Museum   (2) Leon Gaspard House Historic Site   (3) Rio Fernando Fire Department Substation  

Civil


(1) Taos Pueblo   (2) Taos Pueblo Division  

Flat


(1) Paradise Park  

Locale


(1) Capulin Campground   (2) La Sombra Campground   (3) Las Petacas Campground   (4) Taos  

Mine


(1) Coal Prospect  

Populated Place


(1) Shady Brook  

Spring


(1) American Spring   (2) Capulin Spring  

Stream


(1) Buffalo Grass Creek  

Summit


(1) Capulin Peak   (2) Palo Encebado Peak   (3) Pueblo Peak   (4) Ranchos Peak   (5) Sierra De Don Fernando  

Trail


(1) Kit Carson Trail   (2) Simpson Memorial Trail  

Valley


(1) Burnt Ridge Canyon   (2) Capulin Canyon   (3) Casias Canyon   (4) Cortado Canyon   (5) Frijoles Canyon   (6) Mondragon Canyon   (7) Palo Encebado Canyon   (8) Ranchos Canyon   (9) Sanchez Canyon   (10) Shady Brook Canyon   (11) Suazo Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Taos Town, New Mexico

87571 (pop. 10,465)


Cities Nearby Taos Town, New Mexico

Taos Ccd, NM  (pop. 17,901) 1.5 Miles
Ranchos De Taos Cdp, NM  (pop. 3,390) 2.7 Miles
Taos Pueblo Ccd, NM  (pop. 2,662) 3.7 Miles
Taos Pueblo Cdp, NM  (pop. 1,401) 4.0 Miles
Arroyo Hondo Ccd, NM  (pop. 3,542) 12.9 Miles
Vadito Cdp, NM  (pop. 333) 15.0 Miles
Picuris Pueblo Cdp, NM  (pop. 163) 15.2 Miles
Taos Ski Valley Village, NM  (pop. 58) 15.9 Miles
Rio Lucio Cdp, NM  (pop. 325) 16.1 Miles
Angel Fire Village, NM  (pop. 661) 16.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Taos Town, New Mexico

575



Elevation in Taos Town, New Mexico is 6,929.0 ft. (2,112.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Taos Town, New Mexico

Lat: 36.393979 N        Long: -105.576705 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Taos Town, New Mexico need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In New Mexico

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.94 8.14 4.98 5.78 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.94 8.14 4.98 5.78 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.08 8.23 4.83 5.89 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 9.08 8.23 4.83 5.89 0.00 7.14
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 8.27 4.80 5.66 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 8.27 4.80 5.66 0.00 7.12
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.18 8.37 4.86 6.13 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 9.18 8.37 4.86 6.13 0.00 7.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 8.30 4.70 6.05 0.00 7.11
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 8.30 4.70 6.05 0.00 7.11
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.93 7.91 4.40 5.95 0.00 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.93 7.91 4.40 5.95 0.00 6.77
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.93 7.93 4.35 5.93 0.00 6.76
  Total Electric Industry 8.93 7.93 4.35 5.93 0.00 6.76
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.92 7.92 4.42 6.17 0.00 6.80
  Total Electric Industry 8.92 7.92 4.42 6.17 0.00 6.80
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.85 7.80 4.47 6.11 0.00 6.78
  Total Electric Industry 8.85 7.80 4.47 6.11 0.00 6.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 2.69 2.69 2.71 0.00 0.00 2.71
  Full-Service Providers 8.62 7.53 4.25 5.76 0.00 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 8.62 7.52 4.24 5.76 0.00 6.57
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 2.82 2.82 2.81 0.00 0.00 2.81
  Full-Service Providers 8.36 7.06 4.69 5.64 0.00 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 8.36 7.06 4.69 5.64 0.00 6.58
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 8.74 7.50 5.45 6.37 0.00 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.74 7.50 5.45 6.37 0.00 7.16
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.50 7.22 4.48 6.23 0.00 6.73
  Total Electric Industry 8.50 7.22 4.48 6.23 0.00 6.73
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.69 7.36 4.95 0.00 0.00 7.00
  Total Electric Industry 8.69 7.36 4.95 0.00 0.00 7.00
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.39 5.22 0.00 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.39 5.22 0.00 0.00 7.10
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.13 7.81 5.61 0.00 0.00 7.51
  Total Electric Industry 9.13 7.81 5.61 0.00 0.00 7.51
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.61 5.57 0.00 0.00 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.61 5.57 0.00 0.00 7.37

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Taos Town, New Mexico

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 11   (0.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 8   (0.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 53   (2.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 55   (2.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 136   (7.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 120   (6.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 355   (18.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 378   (19.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 154   (7.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 232   (11.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 119   (6.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 32   (1.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 136   (7.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 162   (8.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,731

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 208

In 3-person carpool : 17

In 4-person carpool : 8

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 160

Other means : 30

Worked at home : 235


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Less than 5 minutes : 237

5 to 9 minutes : 481

10 to 14 minutes : 625

15 to 19 minutes : 533

20 to 24 minutes : 28

25 to 29 minutes : 22

30 to 34 minutes : 66

35 to 39 minutes : 12

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 93

60 to 89 minutes : 57

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

With Social Security income : 715

No Social Security income : 1,529


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

With retirement income : 385

No retirement income : 1,859


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Less than $10,000 : 139

$10,000 to $14,999 : 84

$15,000 to $19,999 : 61

$20,000 to $24,999 : 65

$25,000 to $29,999 : 44

$30,000 to $34,999 : 58

$35,000 to $39,999 : 41

$40,000 to $44,999 : 56

$45,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 69

$60,000 to $74,999 : 61

$75,000 to $99,999 : 123

$100,000 to $124,999 : 78

$125,000 to $149,999 : 24

$150,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 or more : 62


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $40,457


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Taos Town, New Mexico

  • 971125AA (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Taos Ski Valley, NM; Owner: Garcia Richard L. & Cordova Darren)
  • KVOT (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Taos Ski Valley, NM; Owner: Dmc Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Taos Town, New Mexico

  • KTAO (101.9 FM; Vadito, NM; Owner: Taos Communications Corporation)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Angel Fire, NM; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Albuquerque, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Vadito, NM; Owner: St. Paul Cultural Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Vadito, NM; Owner: Cultural Energy)
  • KRRT (90.9 FM; Taos Ski Valley, NM; Owner: Regents Of The University Of New Mexico)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Red River, NM; Owner: Top O Texas Educational Broadcasting Foundation)
  • KKIT (95.9 FM; Taos Ski Valley, NM; Owner: Dmc Broadcasting Inc.)
  • KKTC (99.9 FM; Ute Park, NM; Owner: Dmc Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Taos Town, New Mexico

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 308  (30.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 217  (21.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 147  (14.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 16  (1.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 223  (22.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 412  (36.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 281  (24.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 386  (34.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 82 Farms In Taos Town, New Mexico


(updated 2008)



Banks In Taos Town, New Mexico

Peoples Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 106

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Centinel Bank Of Taos - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $389.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Taos Town, New Mexico

  • Taos Regional


    (about 7.1 miles in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico; Airport Code: TSM)

  • Angel Fire


    (about 16.1 miles in Angel Fire, New Mexico; Airport Code: AXX)

  • Los Alamos Airport


    (about 52.5 miles in Los Alamos, New Mexico; Airport Code: LAM)

  • Las Vegas Municipal


    (about 56.6 miles in Las Vegas, New Mexico; Airport Code: LVS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Taos Town, New Mexico

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

67.54%

Carpooled

13.69%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.57%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.87%

Walked

9.72%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

6.61%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Taos Town, New Mexico, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 539

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 92

Female householder, no husband present : 372

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,081

Householder not living alone : 160


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 6

Male householder and female partner : 102

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 76

All other households : 2,060


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 437

Renter-occupied housing units : 102

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20

Renter-occupied housing units : 72

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 111

Renter-occupied housing units : 261

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 579

Renter-occupied housing units : 662


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Less than $10,000 : 379

$10,000 to $14,999 : 223

$15,000 to $19,999 : 95

$20,000 to $24,999 : 145

$25,000 to $29,999 : 144

$30,000 to $34,999 : 130

$35,000 to $39,999 : 193

$40,000 to $44,999 : 72

$45,000 to $49,999 : 95

$50,000 to $59,999 : 195

$60,000 to $74,999 : 163

$75,000 to $99,999 : 201

$100,000 to $124,999 : 83

$125,000 to $149,999 : 28

$150,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 or more : 72


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Total : 2,826


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Occupied : 2,244

Vacant : 582


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Built 2005 or later : 41

Built 2000 to 2004 : 114

Built 1990 to 1999 : 538

Built 1980 to 1989 : 433

Built 1970 to 1979 : 652

Built 1960 to 1969 : 251

Built 1950 to 1959 : 212

Built 1940 to 1949 : 110

Built 1939 or earlier : 475


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Utility gas : 1,738

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 83

Electricity : 168

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 229

Solar energy : 26

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Less than $10,000 : 123

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 18

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 3

$90,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 56

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $174,999 : 99

$175,000 to $199,999 : 52

$200,000 to $249,999 : 72

$250,000 to $299,999 : 76

$300,000 to $399,999 : 316

$400,000 to $499,999 : 64

$500,000 to $749,999 : 109

$750,000 to $999,999 : 61

$1,000,000 or more : 15


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 39

Home equity loan only : 125

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 18

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 411

Housing units without a mortgage : 554


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Taos Town, New Mexico)

Built 2005 or later : $517,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $277,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $305,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $313,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $216,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $8,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $258,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $488,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $356,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Taos Town, New Mexico: 50.6%

Percentage of Family Households in New Mexico: 65.5%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Taos Town, New Mexico

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 11.4%
  • Juvenile facilities : 5.18%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 74.61%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 8.81%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Taos Town, New Mexico

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 66 66 $5,569,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

66 66 $5,569,000
2000        
  Single Family 234 234 $24,186,142
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

234 234 $24,186,142
2001        
  Single Family 35 35 $5,788,149
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 35 $5,788,149
2002        
  Single Family 33 33 $5,362,161
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

33 33 $5,362,161
2003        
  Single Family 39 39 $7,670,018
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

39 39 $7,670,018
2004        
  Single Family 63 63 $13,452,692
  Two Family 4 8 $800,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

67 71 $14,252,692
2005        
  Single Family 73 73 $14,587,974
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

73 73 $14,587,974
2006        
  Single Family 56 56 $10,023,031
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $940,608
  Five or More Family 7 44 $3,686,992
  Total

66 112 $14,650,631


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Taos Town, NM): $25,016
Median Household Income In 2000 (New Mexico): $34,133


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Taos Town): $149,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (New Mexico): $94,600


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Taos Town): $476
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (New Mexico): $503


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Taos Town, New Mexico

Utility Gas: 87.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.7%
Electricity: 5.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.9%
Solar Energy: 0.2%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Taos Town, New Mexico are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Taos Town, New Mexico

Mountain Home Health Care, Inc


     Address: 630 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur #180, Taos, New Mexico 87571
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/11/1975

Espanola Hospital Home Health


     Address: 1010 Spruce Street, Espanola, New Mexico 87532
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/30/1997

Pms Community Home Health Care


     Address: 1400 Chama Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/26/1991

Professional Home Health Care, Inc


     Address: 10 Calle Medico, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/12/1993

Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Serv


     Address: 116 Central Park Square, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/14/1973

Hospitals Close To Taos Town, New Mexico

Holy Cross Hospital A Div Of Taos Health Systems


     Address: 1397 Weimer Road, Taos, New Mexico 87571
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Espanola Hospital


     Address: 1010 Spruce Street, Espanola, New Mexico 87532
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Vincent Hospital


     Address: 455 St Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Santa Fe Phs Indian Hospital


     Address: 1700 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Los Alamos Medical Center


     Address: 3917 West Road, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Taos Town, New Mexico

Taos Living Center


     Address: 1340 Maestas Road, Taos, New Mexico 87571
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Espanola Valley Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 720 Hacienda Street, Espanola, New Mexico 87532
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Santa Fe Care Center


     Address: 635 Harkle Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 105
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Casa Real


     Address: 1650 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Sombrillo Nursing & Rehabilitation


     Address: 1011 Sombrillo Court, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 86%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Taos Town, New Mexico

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 417 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Taos Town, New Mexico

    Retired Workers: 1,425
    Disabled Workers: 300
    Widowers Workers: 185
    Spouses Workers: 110
    Children Workers: 145


(updated 2007)



Taos County, New Mexico Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 74.06%
  • Bush & Cheney 24.71%
  • Other 1.22%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Taos Town, New Mexico citizens.

Relocation to Taos County, NM

7.16 % of Taos County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $47,143

New Mexico Average 7.94 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Taos County, NM (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Bernalillo County , NM 0.75 % ($33,872 AGI )
  • Rio Arriba County , NM 0.31 % ($23,306 AGI )
  • Santa Fe County , NM 0.25 % ($51,276 AGI )

Relocation away from Taos County, NM

6.58 % of Taos County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,238

New Mexico Average 7.42 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Taos County, NM (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Bernalillo County , NM 1.18 % ($26,276 AGI )
  • Santa Fe County , NM 0.36 % ($42,098 AGI )
  • Rio Arriba County , NM 0.32 % ($25,167 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in New Mexico

Low Bracket: $5,500 (1.70%)
High Bracket: $16,000 (5.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in New Mexico

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Taos Town, New Mexico is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Taos Town, New Mexico directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Taos Town, New Mexico

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a 0 0 1 n/a 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 20 n/a 19 19 19 0 0 17 35 0
Rape n/a 5 1 4 n/a 7 3 7 5 3 5 6 3
    per 100,000 n/a 104 20 79 n/a 135 57 131 89 53 87 105 53
Robbery n/a 7 28 11 n/a 2 3 6 5 7 7 6 7
    per 100,000 n/a 146 563 216 n/a 38 57 113 89 123 121 105 124
Assault n/a 56 48 39 n/a 33 42 44 35 36 36 42 56
    per 100,000 n/a 1,168 965 767 n/a 635 800 825 620 633 623 734 988
Burglary n/a 121 98 185 n/a 90 109 125 104 182 178 150 146
    per 100,000 n/a 2,525 1,971 3,638 n/a 1,732 2,075 2,344 1,842 3,199 3,080 2,621 2,577
Larceny Theft n/a 302 451 338 n/a 314 270 300 257 347 277 306 336
    per 100,000 n/a 6,301 9,071 6,647 n/a 6,043 5,140 5,626 4,552 6,099 4,792 5,348 5,930
Vehicle Theft n/a 9 21 6 n/a 18 22 23 19 12 17 4 10
    per 100,000 n/a 188 422 118 n/a 346 419 431 337 211 294 70 176
Arson n/a 4 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a 83 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 17 17 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a 17 19 14 n/a 11 12 15 11 12 12 14 17
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a 109 143 132 n/a 106 100 112 95 135 118 115 123
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a 63 81 73 n/a 58 56 63 53 73 65 65 70


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In New Mexico

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
1,864 1,915 2,286 2,133 2,497 2,631 2,808 2,950 3,505 3,793


(updated 2014)



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