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Demographics

People

Total Population5,687
Male Share of the Population43.4%
Female Share of the Population56.6%
Senior Citizens23.3%
Employed Population 16+2,257
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married30%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.4%
Median Earnings25+$24,078
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,708
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,468

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,756
% Above Poverty Level75.5%
% Below Poverty Level24.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home12.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work12%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone43.9%
Median Gross Rent$618
Median House Value$281,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)56.6%
Irish8.7%
German8.6%
English7.9%
French Except Basque5%
Italian2.4%
Scottish2.1%
Dutch1.4%
Arab1.4%
Lebanese1.4%
Danishn1.3%
Czech1%
Swiss0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
Polish0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Greek0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Brazilian0.4%
West Indian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
African0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Taos Almanac

CategoryValue
County Taos County
Standard Zip Codes87571
Phone Area Codes575
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude36.38
Approximate Longitude-105.57

Taos Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTAOS
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp11 to 40 F
Apr Temp30 to 61 F
Jul Temp52 to 85 F
Oct Temp33 to 65 F
Annual Precip12.3 inches
StationEAGLE NEST
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp1 to 37 F
Apr Temp22 to 55 F
Jul Temp42 to 77 F
Oct Temp23 to 61 F
Annual Precip15.6 inches
StationOCATE 2 NW
Distance31.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 45 F
Apr Temp27 to 61 F
Jul Temp48 to 81 F
Oct Temp30 to 64 F
Annual Precip18.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Angel Fire743$74,000
Eagle Nest279$32,500
Questa2,266$44,926
Red River408$60,417

Taos Public Libraries

Taos Public Library
402 CAMINO DE LA PLACITA
Taos, New Mexico
(575) 758-3063

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Taos Hospitals

Holy Cross Hospital
(Non-profit)
1399 Weimer Road
(800) 755-6236

Taos Public Schools

Taos International School
106 Lower Arroyo Hondo
ZIP: 87513
(505) 776-2469
Primary
Total Enrollment 60
Chrysalis Alternative
522 Evergreen Ln
ZIP: 87571
(505) 758-5202
High
Total Enrollment 16
Enos Garcia Elementary
305 Don Fernando
ZIP: 87571
(505) 758-5202
Primary
Total Enrollment 549
Taos Academy
110 Paseo Del Canon W
ZIP: 87571
(505) 751-3109
Other
Total Enrollment 208
Taos Cyber Magnet
213 Paseo Del Canon
ZIP: 87571
(505) 758-5202
High
Total Enrollment 23
Taos Day School
Po Box 1850
ZIP: 87571
(505) 758-3652
Primary
Taos High
134 Cervantes
ZIP: 87571
(505) 758-5202
High
Total Enrollment 729
Taos Integrated School Of Arts
123 Manzanares St
ZIP: 87571
(575) 758-7755
Primary
Total Enrollment 168
Taos Middle
235 Paseo Del Canon
ZIP: 87571
(505) 758-5202
Middle
Total Enrollment 509
Vista Grande High School
111 Paseo Del Canon West
ZIP: 87571
(505) 758-5202
High
Total Enrollment 84
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Historic Taos

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Pueblo de Taos (Denver and Rio Grande Railway) 1891 (est.)

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Pueblo de Taos (Denver and Rio Grande Railway) 1891 (est.)

A Mexican interior. between 1880 and 1897

A Mexican interior (the fireplace) between 1880 and 1897

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