Population Demographics

  • 80.4% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 14.1% have college degrees.
  • 24.2% of the city's population is married. The other 75.8% are single.
  • The city's residents are 51.3% men and 48.7% females.
  • The population of Talpa, NM is 778.
  • 100.0% of people in Talpa, NM were born U.S. citizens, while 0.0% were born outside of the country.
  • The top three races (in population) are: Hispanic [74.7%], White [61.3%] and Two or more races [5.4%].

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  • The Talpa, NM poverty rate of 4.5% is lower than the national average.
  • The median worker income in Talpa, NM is $19,645.
  • Typically, people work 39/hrs per week in Talpa, NM.
  • The break down for commute times in Talpa, NM is: 89.7% under 25 mins, 7.4% 25-45 mins, and 2.9% above 45 minutes.
  • The Talpa, NM unemployment rate was 31.9%, as of the last census. This is higher than the national average of 7.9%.

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  • $1,317 a month is the typical owner cost for a home with a mortgage.
  • The typical home has 5 rooms.
  • The median age of homes in Talpa, NM is 57 years.
  • 57.9% of homes are owner occupied and 23.3% are rented.

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Zip Codes

87557   87571  

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