Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Taos, New Mexico (NM) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


Settings
X
Data:
Settings
Click to activate map...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Latest news about poverty in Taos, NM collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

27.3% of Taos, NM residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 33.5% greater than the poverty level of 18.2% across the entire state of New Mexico. Taking into account residents not living in families, 31.6% of high school graduates and 63.2% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 22.7% among disabled males and 40.5% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 72.2%. For comparison, it was 38.6% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Taos, NM

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Taos:

27.3%
Whole state:

18.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Taos:

11.0%
Whole state:

7.8%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Taos:

22.7%
New Mexico:

20.4%
Disability rate in this town among poor males (it is 21.3% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Taos:

30.9%
New Mexico:

26.3%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Taos:

40.5%
New Mexico:

24.2%
Disability rate in this town among poor females (it is 17.9% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Taos:

32.2%
New Mexico:

25.1%

Renting rate in this town among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

72.2%
Residents above poverty level:

38.6%

Poverty by age in Taos, NM

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Taos
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Taos,NM (percentage below poverty level)
  • 73.0%Under 5 years
  • 100.0%5 years
  • 31.0%6 to 11 years
  • 79.0%12 to 14 years
  • 48.0%16 and 17 years
  • 36.0%18 to 24 years
  • 38.0%25 to 34 years
  • 11.0%35 to 44 years
  • 30.0%45 to 54 years
  • 31.0%55 to 64 years
  • 28.0%65 to 74 years
  • 10.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Taos
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Taos,NM (percentage below poverty level)
  • 17.0%Under 5 years
  • 100.0%5 years
  • 29.0%6 to 11 years
  • 24.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 53.0%16 and 17 years
  • 32.0%18 to 24 years
  • 19.0%25 to 34 years
  • 26.0%35 to 44 years
  • 21.0%45 to 54 years
  • 36.0%55 to 64 years
  • 11.0%65 to 74 years
  • 24.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Taos, NM
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Taos,NM (% below half of poverty level)
  • 14.1%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 12.0%6 to 11 years
  • 19.7%12 to 14 years
  • 2.7%15 years
  • 24.1%16 and 17 years
  • 16.1%18 to 24 years
  • 16.9%25 to 34 years
  • 7.1%35 to 44 years
  • 9.7%45 to 54 years
  • 8.0%55 to 64 years
  • 7.2%65 to 74 years
  • 15.7%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Taos, NM

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Taos, NM
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Taos, NM (%)
  • 20.0%White
  • 100.0%Black
  • 22.0%American Indian
  • 0.0%Asian
  • 32.0%Other race
  • 49.0%2+ races
  • 34.0%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Taos, NM
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Taos, NM (absolute numbers)
  • 593White
  • 6Black
  • 77American Indian
  • 0Asian
  • 66Other race
  • 1442+ races
  • 773Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 24.3%Below poverty level
  • 75.7%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 48.0%Below poverty level
  • 52.0%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Taos, NM

Children below poverty level:
Taos, New Mexico:

35.6%
State:

24.7%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Taos:

31.6%
New Mexico:

21.8%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Taos:

63.2%
New Mexico:

49.5%
Poor families by family type
  • 37.0%Married-couple family
  • 0.8%Male, no wife present
  • 62.3%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Taos not in families by work experience
  • 4.5%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 41.3%Worked part-time
  • 54.2%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 8.1%One full-time, other part-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 14.5%Both worked part-time
  • 35.5%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 41.9%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 3.4%1995 to 1998
  • 2.0%1990 to 1994
  • 15.6%1980 to 1989
  • 24.5%1970 to 1979
  • 15.6%1960 to 1969
  • 8.8%1950 to 1959
  • 2.7%1940 to 1949
  • 27.2%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 3.3%1999 to 2000
  • 6.5%1995 to 1998
  • 12.6%1990 to 1994
  • 20.0%1980 to 1989
  • 23.5%1970 to 1979
  • 5.9%1960 to 1969
  • 7.6%1950 to 1959
  • 10.3%1940 to 1949
  • 10.5%1939 or earlier
Discuss Taos, New Mexico (NM) on our hugely popular New Mexico forum.


City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Some parts © 2021 Advameg, Inc.

Table of Contents