Taos County is located in north-central New Mexico. The County Seat is Taos and the largest city is Taos. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.taoscounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 33,084 and the 2010 census population was 32,940. The land area is 2,203.11 square miles and there are 15 persons per square mile.
88.2% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 56.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 7.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.6% is two or more races. 87.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 29.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $204,800, there are 13,338 households, an average of 2.43 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,333, the median household income is $32,637, and 25.3% of the persons in Taos County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,614. Retail sales (in $1000) were $309,212, and sales per capita were $9,781. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 33.3%.
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