Taos County

Taos County, New Mexico

105 Albright St Suite A
Taos, NM 87571
Phone: (505) 737-6300
Fax: (505) 751-8637

On the central northern border of NM; north of Santa Fe; original county; organized Jan 9, 1852 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: A Spanish transliteration for a town of the Tewa Pueblos, located in what is now Taos County. From either tuota 'red willow place,' or tuatah 'at the village.'

Area (sq mi):: 2204.62 (land 2203.17; water 1.45) Population per square mile: 14.40
Population 2005: 31,722 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 5.80%; 1990-2000 29.70% Population 2000: 29,979 (White 33.80%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 57.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 35.50%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,103; median household $26,762; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,006-$21,694
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 21.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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