Red River is a town located in Taos County, New Mexico, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 484.
Red River is located at 36°42'23" North, 105°24'19" West (36.706311, -105.405271)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.6 km˛ (1.0 mi˛). 2.6 km˛ (1.0 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 484 people, 234 households, and 138 families residing in the town. The population density is 183.2/km˛ White, 0.00% Black or African American, 1.03% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 3.72% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. 9.30% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 234 households out of which 20.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% are married couples living together, 5.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% are non-families. 32.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.07 and the average family size is 2.60.(474.9/mi˛). There are 880 housing units at an average density of 333.1/km˛ (863.5/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town is 92.56%
In the town the population is spread out with 16.7% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 35.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $31,667, and the median income for a family is $39,792. Males have a median income of $31,667 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the town is $17,883. 9.7% of the population and 5.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.4% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
The main industry in Red River is tourism. Red River sits at the base of the Red River Ski Area, located 8750 feet above sea level in the southern Rocky Mountains. Winter activities include skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling. In Summertime, visitors can hike, bike, fish, golf and ride horseback in the mountains.
- Town website (http://www.redriver.org/)
- Maps and aerial photos
- Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=36.706311&longitude=-105.405271&zoom=6)
- Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=36.706311&lon=-105.405271&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
- Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-105.405271&lat=36.706311&w=750&h=500)