Taos County, NM

County

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Population
32,888
0.241% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tom Udall
Democratic Party
US Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
Median Property Value
$236,600
8.33% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Taos County, NM speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Taos County, NM are University of New Mexico-Taos Campus (132 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Taos County, NM is $236,600, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Taos County, NM commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Taos County, NM is N/A per household.

About the photo: The Taos Plateau, in northern New Mexico, is the largest volcanic field within the Rio Grande Rift, its layers of thick basalt deeply sliced north-south by the Rio Grande river.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Mexico across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Mexico went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 69.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (17.9%), followed by Other (12.2%). The most partisan county was Catron County, NM with 71.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich are the senators currently representing the state of New Mexico. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Taos County, NM is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Mexico
69.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Mexico
  1. 71.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 71.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 71.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Mexico was Catron County, NM with 71.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Mexico colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Mexico

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Tom Udall
Senator from New Mexico2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Martin Heinrich
Senator from New Mexico1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich are the senators currently representing New Mexico.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Mexico over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Mexico

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Taos County, NM have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Taos County, NM is home to a population of 32.9k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Taos County, NM residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Taos County, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

N/A%
Hispanic Population
N/A people

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Taos County, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Taos County, NM are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age
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Median Foreign-Born Age
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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for New Mexico.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    145,710 ± 9,038 people
  2. Germany
    5,026 ± 1,738 people
  3. Philippines
    3,772 ± 1,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Mexico was Mexico, the natal country of 145,710 New Mexico residents, followed by Germany with 5,026 and Philippines with 3,772.

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Citizenship

N/A%
N/A Citizenship

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Taos County, NM compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. N/A
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  2. N/A
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  3. N/A
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Taos County, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in N/A, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Taos County, NM is N/A. In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Taos County, NM was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in New Mexico have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,925. The income inequality in New Mexico (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Taos County, NM employs N/A people. The largest industries in Taos County, NM are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

N/A
N/A value
± N/A

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,854
Average Male Salary in New Mexico
± $2,038
$41,925
Average Female Salary in New Mexico
± $1,598

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Mexico made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New Mexico by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New Mexico
  1. Asian
    $52,566 ± $11,622
  2. White
    $43,679 ± $1,381
  3. Black
    $41,055 ± $8,510

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Mexico workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New Mexico.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New Mexico by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Taos County, NM is from New Mexico.
0.462
2017 Wage GINI in New Mexico
0.463
2016 Wage GINI in New Mexico

In 2017, the income inequality in New Mexico was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Mexico was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Mexico in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Mexico across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
  1. N/A
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Taos County, NM was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Taos County, NM (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Taos County, NM is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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N/A Value
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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Taos County, NM, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Taos County, NM.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Taos County, NM, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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N/A Value
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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Taos County, NM, are N/A. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Taos County, NM, though some of these residents may live in Taos County, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Taos County, NM, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Taos County, NM, by median earnings, are N/A.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $12.9B
  2. $12.8B
  3. $7.72B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $12.9B, followed by Crude petroleum ($12.8B) and Electronics ($7.72B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Mexico products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$69.2B
2015 Value in New Mexico
$110B
Projected 2045 Value in New Mexico
59.8% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Mexico trade was $69.2B. This is expected to increase 59.8% to $110B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Mexico trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $9.94B
  2. $8.59B
  3. $5.67B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $9.94B, followed by Arizona with $8.59B and Oregon and $5.67B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Mexico shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Taos County, NM awarded 132 degrees. The student population of Taos County, NM is skewed towards women, with 503 male students and 857 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Taos County, NM are Hispanic or Latino (86 and 65.2%), followed by White (25 and 18.9%), American Indian or Alaska Native (8 and 6.06%), and Unknown (5 and 3.79%).

The largest universities in Taos County, NM by number of degrees awarded are University of New Mexico-Taos Campus (132 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Taos County, NM are Liberal Arts & Sciences (35 and 26.5%), General Studies (23 and 17.4%), and Physical Sciences (20 and 15.2%).

The median tuition costs in Taos County, NM are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 35 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 20 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Taos County, NM was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 35 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Taos County, NM according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
132 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Taos County, NM institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of New Mexico-Taos Campus with 132 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

51
Degrees Awarded to Men
81
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 51 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Taos County, NM, which is 0.63 times less than the 81 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Taos County, NM by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    86 degrees awarded
  2. White
    25 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    8 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Taos County, NM were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 86 degrees mean that there were 3.44 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 25 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$236,600
2018 Median
± $14,975
$218,400
2017 Median
± $13,520

The following charts display, first, the property values in Taos County, NM compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Taos County, NM the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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N/A
Median Household Income
± N/A
N/A
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Taos County, NM distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Average Range

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Rent vs Own

N/A%
N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Taos County, NM compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Taos County, NM have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Taos County, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Taos County, NM was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A
Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Taos County, NM has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Mexico was $7,214 in 2014. This is a 5.16% increase from the previous year ($6,860).

Primary care physicians in Taos County, NM see 1028 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.49% increase from the previous year (1003 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1740 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 133 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, McKinley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,028 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Taos County, NM

Primary care physicians in Taos County, NM see an average of 1,028 patients per year. This represents a 2.49% increase from the previous year (1,003 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Taos County, NM in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,214
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Mexico
$4,155
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,445
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,663
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Mexico (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.16%, from $6,860 to $7,214.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Taos County, NM changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 13.7% prevalence
  2. 13.3% prevalence
  3. 10.9% prevalence

Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico, at 13.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico by county over multiple years.

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