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Demographics

People

Total Population5,735
Male Share of the Population43.9%
Female Share of the Population56.1%
Senior Citizens21.6%
Employed Population 16+2,392
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married29%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.2%
Median Earnings25+$24,403
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,162
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,779

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,636
% Above Poverty Level77.2%
% Below Poverty Level22.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home11.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work13.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone46.7%
Median Gross Rent$636
Median House Value$274,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)56.9%
German11%
English9.7%
Irish8.9%
Italian5.4%
French Except Basque4.6%
Scottish2%
Arab1.6%
Lebanese1.6%
Polish1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Czech0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Lithuanian0.5%
Brazilian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Greek0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Basque0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
African0.1%
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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 Fire835$72,019
Eagle Nest256$0
Questa1,968$45,625
Red River340$76,250

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
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Taos Public Schools

Enos Garcia Elementary
305 Don Fernando
(505) 758-5202
Primary
Total Enrollment 620
Taos High
134 Cervantes
(505) 758-5202
High
Total Enrollment 650
Taos Middle
235 Paseo Del Canon
(505) 758-5202
Middle
Total Enrollment 549
Chrysalis Alternative
522 Evergreen Ln
(505) 758-5202
High
Total Enrollment 29
Taos Cyber Magnet
213 Paseo Del Canon
(505) 758-5202
High
Total Enrollment 19
Vista Grande High School
111 Paseo Del Canon West
(505) 758-5202
High
Total Enrollment 97
Taos Academy
125 La Posta Rd
(505) 751-3109
Other
Total Enrollment 144
Taos Integrated School Of Arts
123 Monzanares
(575) 758-7755
Primary
Total Enrollment 118
Taos Day School
Po Box 1850
(505) 758-3652
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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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