Taos SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
10

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Taos Info Snack

Taos /tas/ is a town in Taos County in the north-central region of New Mexico in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, incorporated in 1934. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,716. Other nearby communities include Ranchos de Taos, Caņon, Taos Canyon, Ranchitos, El Prado, and Arroyo Seco. The town is close to Taos Pueblo, the Native American village and tribe from which it takes its name.
Population
5,735
Unemployment
10.2%
Poverty
22.8%
Median Home
$274,000
Median Income
$30,500
Median Rent
$636

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1

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2

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Population 2,197

Map Of Taos, NM

Population over time in Taos

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Taos Per 100k

Crime Taos NM USA
Violent Crime 992.0 702.5 386.3
Murder 0.0 6.7 5.3
Robbery 174.0 131.5 102.8
Aggravated Assault 800.6 491.0 248.5
Property Crime 7866.3 3937.1 2450.7
Burglary 1670.7 830.4 468.9
Larceny 5795.3 2542.4 1745.0
Car Theft 400.3 564.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Taos

White
47.7% (2,736)
African American
0.2% (14)
American Indian
3.2% (182)
Asian
0.7% (39)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (16)
Two Or More
2.0% (112)
Hispanic
46.0% (2,636)
Race Taos NM USA
White 47.7% 38.7% 60.6%
African American 0.2% 1.8% 10.4%
American Indian 3.2% 8.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.3% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.0% 1.5% 2.5%
Hispanic 46.0% 47.8% 17.3%

Household Income For Taos, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
11.8% (676)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.3% (762)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (831)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.8% (963)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (711)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (974)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.0% (458)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.9% (166)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (154)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (34)
Income Taos NM USA
Less than $10,000 11.8% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.3% 6.5% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 12.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.8% 11.0% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 17.1% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.0% 11.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.9% 11.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 3.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 3.1% 5.7%

Gender in Taos

Female
56.1% (3,218)
Male
43.9% (2,516)
Gender Taos NM USA
Female 56.1% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 43.9% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Taos for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.8% (162)
9-12th Grade
7.1% (404)
High School / GED
22.7% (1,303)
Some College
26.1% (1,498)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (460)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (1,089)
Master's Degree
10.7% (611)
Professional Degree
2.7% (152)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (51)
Education Taos NM USA
< 9th Grade 2.8% 6.8% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 7.1% 8.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 22.7% 26.4% 27.5%
Some College 26.1% 23.5% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.1% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 15.0% 18.8%
Master's Degree 10.7% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.7% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.8% 1.3%

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