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Taos County Health Highlights Report Introduction

map of New Mexico showing county highlighted County Administrative Offices:
105 Albright Street, Suite A
County Courthouse
Taos, NM 87571-6170
Phone: (575) 737-6300 - Fax: (575) 7376314

Communities: Amalia, Arroyo Hondo, Arroyo Seco, Carson, Cerro,
Chamisa, Costilla, El Prado, El Rito, Las Trampas, Llano, Ojo Caliente,
Ojo Sarco, Penasco, Picuris Pueblo, Questa, Ranchos de Taos, Red River,
Rio Lucio, Taos, Taos Pueblo, Taos Ski Valley, Vadito
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Quick Facts

New Mexico
New Mexico
County Seat Taos
Population (July 1, 2015) 33,287 2,099,856
% New Mexico Population 1.59% 100%
Land Area (Square miles) 2203.1 121,298
Persons per Sq. Mile (2015) 15.1 17.3
Resident Live Births (2015) 280 25,730
Deaths of NM Residents (2015) 314 17,687
Households (2011-2015) 20,316 909,565
You can find more Taos County Quick Facts on the US Census Bureau website.


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Leading Causes of Death

graph with 10 leading causes of death in New Mexico, county and state age-adjusted rates
Age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 population.
Source: New Mexico Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital
Records and Health Statistics, New Mexico Department of Health.
Retrieved from New Mexico Department of Health, NM-IBIS website,, on 2/16/2017.

This report is possible because of the work of all the NMDOH Data Stewards who maintain our health datasets, the NMDOH Indicator Report Authors and Editors who create and maintain the NM-IBIS indicator reports on which this report is based, and the people of New Mexico who support their efforts.
The information provided above is from the New Mexico Department of Health's NM-IBIS web site ( The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Tue, 07 July 2020 from New Mexico Department of Health, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site:".

Content updated: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:52:53 MDT