Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population 2022

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico's estimated population is 38,615 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rio Arriba County, New Mexico is the 14th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 40,286 and has seen a growth of -4.15% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
185010,6680.00%
18609,849-819-7.68%
18709,294-555-5.64%
188011,0231,72918.60%
189011,5345114.64%
190013,7772,24319.45%
191016,6242,84720.66%
192019,5522,92817.61%
193021,3811,8299.35%
194025,3523,97118.57%
195024,997-355-1.40%
196024,193-804-3.22%
197025,1709774.04%
198029,2824,11216.34%
199034,3655,08317.36%
201040,2865,92117.23%
201140,244-42-0.10%
201240,195-49-0.12%
201340,064-131-0.33%
201439,736-328-0.82%
201539,370-366-0.92%
201639,245-125-0.32%
201739,235-10-0.03%
201839,023-212-0.54%
201938,921-102-0.26%
202038,819-102-0.26%
202138,717-102-0.26%
202238,615-102-0.26%
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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,08848.99%
Black or African American2310.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,17915.86%
Asian2340.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.02%
Some Other Race10,24026.28%
Two or More Races2,9837.66%
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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population by Race

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Median Age

41.5


Total

41.1


Male

42.4


Female

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Adults

There are 29,965 adults, (7,532 of whom are seniors) in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

19,996

51.32%

Male

18,966

48.68%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
Male78.5%21.5%
All76.7%23.3%
Female73.3%26.7%
Non Family65.4%34.6%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0352.9476.7
Married5,0273.5389.1
Male9674.7478.5
Female1,9644.7273.3
Non Family5,0771.3365.4

3.85

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4425.38%
9th to 12th Grade2,1538.04%
High School Graduate8,98433.55%
Some College6,93325.89%
Associates Degree2,3248.68%
Bachelors Degree2,83210.58%
Graduate Degree2,1127.89%
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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander777
White4,0593,8591,709
2+ Races2,0261,705310
Hispanic18,50015,7402,732
Other Race7,0876,1071,046
Native American3,9283,314434
Black15514713
Asian20319216

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,767$40,267$33,628
Less Than 9th Grade$20,929$23,063$16,868
High School Graduate$29,518$29,984$27,177
Some College$40,972$48,101$35,152
Bachelors Degree$50,699$65,750$47,904
Graduate Degree$48,942$61,178$46,513

$36,767

Average Earnings

$40,267

Average Male

$33,628

Average Female

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language

40.26% of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 59.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.31% 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
Asian23418076.92%
Black2309541.30%
Native6,1081,58725.98%
Hispanic27,7276,39723.07%
White4,63282217.75%
Other2,469NaN%
Multiple2,98362821.05%

22.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.52%

Male Poverty Rate

25.86%

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 76.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 21.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.37%.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.78%
High School25.27%
Some College14.54%
Bachelors or Greater12.91%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.32%
Male Unemployed31.79%
Female Employed8.29%
Female Unemployed14.20%

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

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,264$59,547
Families$55,543$72,765
Married Families$67,010$89,209
Non Families$22,395$35,688
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Income by Household Type

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status

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2,112

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War145
First Gulf War366
Vietnam880
Korea255
World War II62

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3416
35 to 54397
55 to 64292
65 to 74734
75+673

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2618.55%
Black2715.79%
Native American2084.61%
Other Race4605.77%
2+ Races1566.76%
Hispanic1,3526.48%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.74%

Born in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

95.49%

Native Born

4.51%

Foreign Born

2.47%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.49% of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 79.74% having been born in New Mexico. 2.47% 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

  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

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