NM

National Population : 333,590,059
New Mexico State Population : 1,875,810

About Questa, NM

Questa, NM is located in Taos County in the state of New Mexico.

The total City Population for Questa is about 1,755 with about 132 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,417.

The Average Home Value is $144,400.00, which is roughly 12% higher than the Average Home Value of $126,359.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 23% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $32,217.00, which is roughly 8% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 44% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Questa is about 7.9%.

New Mexico is ranked #13 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 67.89 out of 100.

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Voting

Taos County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 71.69% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 76.37%
Republican: 21.62%
Libertarian: 0.88%
Green: 0.85%
Other: 0.27%


Nearby Locations

Valdez, NM (11.43 mi.)
El Prado, NM (18.66 mi.)
Eagle Nest, NM (20.02 mi.)
Taos, NM (22.15 mi.)
Rnch de Taos, NM (28.38 mi.)
Vallecitos, NM (29.76 mi.)
Las Tablas, NM (29.76 mi.)
Cimarron, NM (31.84 mi.)
Vadito, NM (36.89 mi.)
Ojo Caliente, NM (37.84 mi.)
Penasco, NM (38.54 mi.)
Trampas, NM (39.04 mi.)
Chamisal, NM (39.40 mi.)
Ojo Sarco, NM (39.40 mi.)
Chacon, NM (40.61 mi.)
La Madera, NM (40.77 mi.)
Embudo, NM (45.54 mi.)
El Rito, NM (46.79 mi.)
Guadalupita, NM (47.15 mi.)
Holman, NM (48.48 mi.)
Ledoux, NM (48.67 mi.)
Mora, NM (48.67 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 87556
Latitude : 36.698505
Longitude : -105.464774
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 8794 ft.
Area Code(s) : 575

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.25
Male Population Estimate : 50.31%
Female Population Estimate : 49.69%
Median Age : 45.9
Male Median Age : 45.1
Female Median Age : 47.2

White Population Estimate : 76.71%
Black Population Estimate : 0.74%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 70.67%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.54%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.28%
Other Population Estimate : 23.75%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Questa specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Taos County: About 10 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Taos County: About 417 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Taos County is about 59% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 31% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.