Taos Information

Taos Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Taos, NM

General Taos Information

State: New Mexico

County: Taos County

Close cities: Taos Pueblo, NM, Vadito, NM, Arroyo Seco, NM, Los-Ojos, NM, Carson, NM, Picuris Pueblo, NM, Ranchos de Taos, NM, Arroyo Hondo, NM, Valdez, NM, El Prado, NM, Eagle Nest, NM

Taos Population (census data)
Total 5,265 (+8.9% since 2000)
Male 2,418 (45.9%)
Female 2,847 (54.1%)

Population Density: 980 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 102.4 (US Avg is 100)

Taos Elevation: 6,952 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.37 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,602

Zip Codes: 87571, and 87580.

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Taos Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Hispanic (54.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (38.3%)
  • Other race (21.7%)
  • American Indian (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.9%)
  • Black (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (9.7%)
  • English (8.8%)
  • Irish (6.5%)
  • Italian (4.0%)
  • French (3.6%)
  • United States (3.4%)
Foriegn Born: 347 people (6.6%)
  • Latin America (86.4%)
  • Europe (13.6%)

Local Taos Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Phoenix Suns, Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: New Mexico State University, University of New Mexico

Taos School Information

High Schools
Taos High (134 Cervantes, Taos, NM, 87571 - Taos Municipal Schools District)
Middle Schools
Taos Middle School (235 Paseo Del Canon, Taos, NM, 87571 - Taos Municipal Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Enos Garcia Elementary (310 Camino De Lane Placita, Taos, NM, 87571 - Taos Municipal Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Casa Corazon (629 Adrienne Street, Taos, NM, 87571 - Taos Municipal Schools District)
Chrysalis Alternative (205 Don Fernando Road, Taos, NM, 87571 - Taos Municipal Schools District)
Taos Cyber Magnet (212 Paseo Del Canon, Taos, NM, 87571 - Taos Municipal Schools District)

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