Taos SnackAbility

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

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Taos, New Mexico 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
5,687
Unemployment
8.3%
Poverty
24.5%
Median Home
$281,500
Median Income
$29,849
Median Rent
$618

Rankings for Taos in New Mexico

Best Places Around Taos

1

Chimayo, NM
Population 2,680

2

Ranchos de Taos, NM
Population 2,092

Map Of Taos, NM

Population over time in Taos

Year Population % Change
2017 5,687 -0.8%
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 623.8 783.5 382.9
Murder 17.3 7.1 5.3
Robbery 86.6 178.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 502.5 537.8 248.9
Property Crime 8889.3 3941.7 2362.0
Burglary 2408.6 858.1 430.4
Larceny 5787.6 2519.9 1694.0
Car Theft 693.1 563.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Taos

White
47.2% (2,684)
African American
0.5% (26)
American Indian
3.9% (219)
Asian
0.6% (32)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.6% (32)
Two Or More
1.7% (98)
Hispanic
45.6% (2,596)
Race Taos NM USA
White 47.2% 38.2% 61.5%
African American 0.5% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 3.9% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 45.6% 48.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Taos, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
12.4% (70,518)
$10,000 to $14,999
14.4% (81,892)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.5% (76,774)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.8% (84,167)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (68,244)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.2% (80,755)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.7% (43,789)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.9% (33,553)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (19,335)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (9,667)
Income Taos NM USA
Less than $10,000 12.4% 9.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 14.4% 6.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.5% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.8% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.2% 17.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.7% 11.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.9% 11.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Taos

Female
56.6% (3,216)
Male
43.4% (2,470)
Gender Taos NM USA
Female 56.6% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 43.4% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Taos for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.3% (133)
9-12th Grade
5.9% (335)
High School / GED
25.6% (1,458)
Some College
29.3% (1,669)
Associate's Degree
7.3% (416)
Bachelor's Degree
15.7% (893)
Master's Degree
9.9% (562)
Professional Degree
3.3% (185)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (32)
Education Taos NM USA
< 9th Grade 2.3% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.9% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.6% 26.4% 27.3%
Some College 29.3% 23.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.3% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 15.7% 15.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 9.9% 8.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 3.3% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 1.8% 1.4%

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