Pecos, New Mexico

  • Pecos National Historical Park
  • A view of Pecos from atop Rowe Mesa

Pecos is a small village located on the Pecos River just south of the Pecos Wilderness in Santa Fe National Forest. Pecos is growing because it is within reasonable commuting distance of Santa Fe, about half-an-hour to the west. The Pecos Pueblo area of Pecos National Historic Park is to the southeast of town while the Glorieta Pass section of the Park (a Civil War battlefield) is to the west. Pecos Benedictine Monastery and the Lisboa Springs Trout Hatchery are to the north. Pecos straddles the boundary of San Miguel and Santa Fe Counties.

The population of Pecos is down about 3% since 2000.

Fast Facts about Pecos, New Mexico
Pecos, San Miguel County, NM 87552
Latitude: 35.5809°N
Longitude: 105.6787°W
Elevation: 6,923'

High School or Higher: 75.8%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 5.4%
Cost of Living Index for Pecos: 87.6

2014 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $44,770
Median Home Value: $134,280
Median Resident Age: 32.2 Years
Major Industries:
Construction, Educational Services, Government, Entertainment & Recreation, Health Care, Lodging & Food Services, Real Estate Services, Transportation Services, Professional Services
Unemployed (August 2014): 7.2%
Population Demographics: 2010
Total Population 1,392
Males 695
Females 697
Population by Age
Under 18 330
18 & over 1,062
20-24 59
25-34 161
35-49 301
50-64 349
65 & over 166
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 1,110
Non Hispanic or Latino 282
Population by Race
White 902
African-American 13
Asian 5
Native American 29
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Other 372
Two or more 71