Taos Pueblo, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 1,135.
Population change since 2000: -10.2%
Males: 553  (48.7%)
Females: 582  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 87571.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,315 (it was $20,682 in 2000)
Taos Pueblo:

$27,315
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,972 (it was $10,002 in 2000)

Taos Pueblo CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,701 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Taos Pueblo:

$166,701
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $208,822; detached houses: $207,955; mobile homes: $132,185
March 2019 cost of living index in Taos Pueblo: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.1%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 49.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Taos Pueblo, NM (2010)
    • 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



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 January 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Taos Pueblo is 1,371 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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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

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.1%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,346 (0.4%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Taos Pueblo, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Taos Pueblo, NM in 2017
Taos Pueblo satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Most common industries in Taos Pueblo, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.7%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.1%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.2%)
  • Public administration (17.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.6%)
  • Public administration (17.9%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Social assistance (10.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Taos Pueblo, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Carpenters (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Taos Pueblo, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.4
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

8.46

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 Taos Pueblo 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 Taos Pueblo 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 Taos Pueblo 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Taos Pueblo:

Marital status in Taos Pueblo, NM
  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 35.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Taos Pueblo:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
New Mexico average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taos Pueblo, NM (based on Taos County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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:
Here:

5.9%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

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

6.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.83% ($37,083 average AGI)
from Santa Fe County, NM  0.38% ($37,920)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.22% ($31,379)


5.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.83% ($29,804 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.49% ($31,381)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.30% ($26,718)

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
  • 20ft / 6.3mTotal length
  • 5,250Total average daily traffic
  • 487Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,143Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taos Pueblo, NM
  • 61.0%Wood
  • 26.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.9%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taos Pueblo, NM
  • 75.0%Wood
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 8.3%Utility gas


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.
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