Taos, NM Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,580 housing units in Taos. This represents a 22% growth from 2,115 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,515 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 65 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Taos is about 53%. Taos's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 18.2%. Average household size is 2.19 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Taos were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.60%
One Bedroom21.40%
Two Bedrooms34.80%
Three Bedrooms31.30%
Four Bedrooms8.20%
Five Bedrooms or more0.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$157,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$113,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.88
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$469

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.40%
Home Equity Loan3.60%
Simple Mortgage44%
Debt Free47%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.1%