Taos employment information

IndexTaosNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$20,583$23,948$28,555
Median household income$32,076$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,185$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,974$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$23,197$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$17,467$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate11.8%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level22.1%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Taos is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Taos is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Taos is 102% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Taos is 41% higher than the national average.

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Taos median earnings by income bracket

Taos employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.2%0.3%
Manufacturing sector6.9%0.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services12.4%7.7%
Public administration8.6%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%1.9%
Education, health & social services15.4%36.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Taos Ski Valley, NM91$91,87572%
Rio Lucio, NM385$41,25023%
Talpa, NM1,065$41,06323%
Arroyo Seco, NM1,408$38,70428%
Arroyo Hondo, NM303$36,04233%
Taos, NM5,713$32,07640%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Moosic, PA5,712$51,8023%
Wadesboro, NC5,711$29,31645%
Genoa, IL5,716$53,8541%
Butler Beach, FL5,709$55,2323%
Progreso, TX5,709$29,44145%
Taos, NM5,713$32,07640%
Source: The Taos, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.