Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population 2024

39,646

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico's estimated 2024 population is 39,646 with a growth rate of -0.5% 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. The 2010 population was 40,286 and has seen a growth of -1.59% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938,641-201-0.52%
202838,842-201-0.51%
202739,043-201-0.51%
202639,244-201-0.51%
202539,445-201-0.51%
202439,646-201-0.5%
202339,847-201-0.5%
202240,048-201-0.5%
202140,249-20-0.05%
202040,2691,3863.56%
201938,883-96-0.25%
201838,979-225-0.57%
201739,204-21-0.05%
201639,225-133-0.34%
201539,358-368-0.93%
201439,726-333-0.83%
201340,059-132-0.33%
201240,191-50-0.12%
201140,241-45-0.11%
201040,286
199034,3655,08317.36%
198029,2824,11216.34%
197025,1709774.04%
196024,193-804-3.22%
195024,997-355-1.4%
194025,3523,97118.57%
193021,3811,8299.35%
192019,5522,92817.61%
191016,6242,84720.66%
190013,7772,24319.45%
189011,5345114.64%
188011,0231,72918.6%
18709,294-555-5.64%
18609,849-819-7.68%
185010,668-27,973-72.39%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.5% (-201)
County Website
Rio Arriba County
County Seat
2010 Population
40,286
Area
5861 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.59% (-640)
Founded
1852

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,24035.35%
Other race12,30130.53%
Two or more races7,23117.95%
Native American6,02914.97%
Black or African American2550.63%
Asian2200.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.02%
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population by Race

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2024

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Median Age

41.7

Total

40.3

Male

43.2

Female

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Adults

There are 31,065 adults, (8,155 of whom are seniors) in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female20,43150.72%
Male19,85449.28%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,0762.8278.921.1
Married5,5083.4692.17.9
Non Family5,4011.276931
Female2,1554.57327
Male1,0124.077228
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3.65

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,175

Average Earnings

$46,636

Average Male

$37,956

Average Female

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language

41.65% of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 58.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.69% of the population.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic28,5386,11221.42%
Other12,1442,37219.53%
Native5,9291,56826.45%
Multiple7,2291,08415%
White4,80799920.78%
Asian22011351.36%
Black2507429.6%
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21.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.94%

Male Poverty Rate

24.62%

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 Asian, with 51.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.19%.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.06%
High School23.39%
Some College15.45%
Bachelors or Greater14.56%
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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed45.61%
Female Employed8.93%
Male Employed8.53%
Female Unemployed8.23%
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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,151

Number of Veterans

2,060

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.75%

Born in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

94.49%

Native Born

5.51%

Foreign Born

3.64%

Non Citizen

1.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.49% of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 78.75% having been born in New Mexico. 3.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Place of Birth

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