Taos Pueblo, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 1,135. Population change since 2000: -10.2%
Males: 606  (53.5%)
Females: 529  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87571.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $28,530 (it was $20,682 in 2000)
Taos Pueblo:

$28,530
NM:

$46,748

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,261 (it was $10,002 in 2000)

Taos Pueblo CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $146,044 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Taos Pueblo:

$146,044
NM:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $185,447; Detached houses: $190,317; Mobile homes: $54,686
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  • Races in Taos Pueblo, NM (2010)

    Taos Pueblo races chart
    • 1,01789.6%American Indian alone
    • 635.6%Hispanic
    • 383.3%White alone
    • 151.3%Two or more races
    • 10.09%Black alone
    • 10.09%Other race alone

Races in Taos Pueblo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Taos Pueblo: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7112 feet

Land area: 15.6 square miles.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (very low).

Taos Pueblo, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Taos Pueblo:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taos Pueblo CDP:

  • Never married: 47.6%
  • Now married: 32.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.2%
New Mexico:

9.7%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Taos Pueblo to the number of sex offenders is 1,371 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,242 (0.4%)

Taos Pueblo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (58.7 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (109.9 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (421.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Taos, NM (2.0 miles ), Canon, NM (2.0 miles ), Ranchos de Taos, NM (2.6 miles ), Talpa, NM (2.8 miles ), Arroyo Hondo, NM (3.1 miles ), San Cristobal, NM (3.4 miles ), Taos Ski Valley, NM (3.5 miles) , Angel Fire, NM (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.45 N, Longitude: 105.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Taos Pueblo household income distribution Taos Pueblo home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.0%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Taos Pueblo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Taos Pueblo-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from Taos Pueblo center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from Taos Pueblo center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taos County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taos Pueblo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Taos Pueblo:

  • TAOS RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TAOS, NM)
  • MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; TAOS, NM)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL A DIV OF TAOS HEALTH SYSTEMS Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; TAOS, NM)
  • TAOS DIALYSIS (DCI) (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; TAOS, NM)
  • TAOS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TAOS, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taos Pueblo:

  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 62 miles; Las Vegas, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,931)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 65 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Adams State University (about 74 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 105 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 112 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 113 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 136 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)

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Cemetery: Campo Santo del Pueblo (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rito del Gato (A), Lorenzo Arroyo (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Taos Pueblo: Pueblo of Taos Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Taos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 20.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.1%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.9% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.6%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.9%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Taos Pueblo, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
New Mexico average:

12.9

Taos Pueblo travel time to work - commute Taos Pueblo mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taos Pueblo CDP (based on Taos County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,98633
Evangelical Protestant2,04027
Other1,85216
Mainline Protestant7067
None10,353-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Taos County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Taos County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Taos County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

17.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.9%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Taos County:

15.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.8%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Taos Pueblo:

45.1%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Taos Pueblo:

29.9
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Taos Pueblo:

15.2%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Taos Pueblo:

39.3%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.4%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taos Pueblo, NM Residents

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.67% ($22,550 average AGI)
from Santa Fe County, NM  0.44% ($42,404)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.27% ($21,094)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.98% ($21,863 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.46% ($32,655)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.25% ($25,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taos Pueblo:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taos Pueblo:

  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • KRDR (90.1 FM; RED RIVER, NM; Owner: RED RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • K212EG (90.3 FM; QUESTA, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION OF ALBUQUERQUE)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KQBA (107.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: HUTTON MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • K220AV (91.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NM)
  • K264AE (100.7 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taos Pueblo:

  • K21FD (Channel 21; TAOS, ETC., NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K33BN (Channel 33; TAOS, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K06LE (Channel 6; TAOS, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K08KX (Channel 8; TAOS, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K58DW (Channel 58; TAOS, NM; Owner: SON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K44CZ (Channel 44; PENASCO, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 5,250Total average daily traffic
  • 487Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,143Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Taos Pueblo compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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