Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population 2018

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico's estimated population is 39,159 with a growth rate of -1.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rio Arriba County, New Mexico is the 13th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201739,159-765-1.92%
201639,9247661.96%
201639,158-129-0.33%
201539,287-380-0.96%
201439,667-336-0.84%
201340,003-164-0.41%
201240,167-68-0.17%
201140,235-66-0.16%
201040,3015,93617.27%
199034,3655,08317.36%
198029,2824,11216.34%
197025,1709774.04%
196024,193-804-3.22%
195024,997-355-1.40%
194025,3523,97118.57%
193021,3811,8299.35%
192019,5522,92817.61%
191016,6242,84720.66%
190013,7772,24319.45%
189011,5345114.64%
188011,0231,72918.60%
18709,294-555-5.64%
18609,849-819-7.68%
185010,6680.00%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,288
Some Other Race8,922
American Indian and Alaska Native6,231
Two or More Races1,112
Black or African American221
Asian147
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

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

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Median Age

39.8


Total

39.2


Male

40.2


Female

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Adults

There are 30,262 adults, (6,587 of which are seniors) in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

20,316

50.89%

Male

19,608

49.11%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Households and Families

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All76.3%23.7%
Male75.9%24.1%
Female68.4%31.6%
Non Family67.9%32.1%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3432.9476.3
Married5,6263.5586.5
Non Family5,1221.1767.9
Female1,8374.8768.4
Male7585.7475.9

3.95

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Households

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Education

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5245.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,71010.10%
High School Graduate8,86033.02%
Some College6,79325.31%
Associates Degree2,0897.78%
Bachelors Degree3,17811.84%
Graduate Degree1,6826.27%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic18,62215,1372,894
Other Race6,1565,1091,151
White4,3714,0811,442
Native American3,8423,363388
Multiple Races37330756
Black13113142
Asian828265
Islander22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 79.27%.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,194$31,907$30,496
Less Than High School$17,156$19,947$15,176
High School Grad$25,048$25,826$24,506
Some College$32,466$43,968$30,277
Bachelors Degree$42,267$34,704$46,250
Graduate Degree$62,123$72,296$57,174

$31,194

Average Earnings

$31,907

Average Male

$30,496

Average Female

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language by Age

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language

38.56% of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 61.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.16% of the population.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic28,3526,49022.89%
Other8,8472,12524.02%
Native6,1861,66626.93%
White5,0141,12922.52%
Multiple1,10325523.12%
Black213146.57%

23.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.36%

Male Poverty Rate

23.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico is Native, with 26.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico is Black, with 6.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.37%.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.49%
High School25.64%
Some College15.18%
Bachelors or Greater10.99%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.93%
Female Unemployed26.89%
Male Employed11.43%
Female Employed11.27%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Income

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,972$49,556
Families$45,252$60,664
Married Families$56,401$70,660
Non Families$16,066$29,655

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by War

2,212

Number of Veterans

2,096

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam869
Korea306
First Gulf War242
Second Gulf War241
World War II89

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+720
65 to 74616
55 to 64435
35 to 54331
18 to 34110

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic1,4156.68%
White1,1936.59%
Other5778.36%
Indian3898.71%
2 or More316.33%
Black2214.19%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

14.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment Status

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment by Age

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Española 1023210138-94-0.92%
Chama10221018-4-0.39%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990