Rio Rancho, New Mexico Population 2018

Rio Rancho, New Mexico's estimated population is 96,159 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Rio Rancho, New Mexico is the 3rd largest city in New Mexico based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 929.80 people/mi² (358.99 people/km²), with a household density of 131.81 people/km² (341.39 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 37.4 years, 36.3 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 35,306 households in the city, with an average size of 2.82 people per household. The vacancy rate was 7.1%, with a median rent of $1114/month. The median house has 5.9 rooms, and has a value of $173,100.

The median income for households in Rio Rancho, New Mexico is $62,637, while the mean household income is $75,295. The per capita income is $27,537, and 8% of families and 11.7% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 15.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201796,1591,8131.92%
201694,3461,3661.47%
201592,9801,1281.23%
201491,8526310.69%
201391,2218710.96%
201290,3509371.05%
201189,4131,4691.67%
201087,94436,17969.89%
200051,76519,26059.25%
199032,50522,520225.54%
19809,9850.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White74,029
Some Other Race7,969
Two or More Races4,582
Black or African American2,665
American Indian and Alaska Native2,230
Asian1,420
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander71

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Rio Rancho Nm Population Pyramid 2018

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Rio Rancho Nm Median Age

37.4


Total

36.3


Male

38.4


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 71,254 adults in Rio Rancho Nm.

Rio Rancho Nm Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Rancho Nm Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.9
Houses Without Mortgage
5,680
Houses With Mortgage
20,384
Vacancy Rate
7.1
Median Rent
1,114
Median Home Value
173,100
Renter-Occupied Units
6,723
Owner-Occupied Units
26,064
Total Housing Units
35,306

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Rio Rancho Nm for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.7% and the labor force participation rate is 63.8%.

Rio Rancho Nm Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.82
Average Family Size
3.34
Total Households
32787
Married Couple Households
17404
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1721
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4082
Non Family Households
9580
Total Families
23207
Households With Own Children
11036
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.4
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Rio Rancho Nm Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,652
$10,000 to $14,999
1,107
$15,000 to $24,999
2,864
$25,000 to $34,999
2,426
$35,000 to $49,999
4,592
$50,000 to $74,999
7,066
$75,000 to $99,999
4,787
$100,000 to $149,999
5,306
$150,000 to $199,999
2,055
Over $200,000
932

Rio Rancho Nm Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Rio Rancho Nm

New Mexico

$62,637

$45,674

$75,295

$63,057

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Rio Rancho Nm Education Data

Rio Rancho Nm Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,2752.08%
9th to 12th Grade
3,0494.98%
High School Graduate
14,70624.01%
Some College
17,20628.09%
Associates Degree
6,63610.83%
Bachelors Degree
11,12918.17%
Graduate Degree
7,24611.83%