Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population 2020

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico's estimated population is 38,636 with a growth rate of -0.48% 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
202038,636-185-0.48%
201938,821-185-0.47%
201839,006-185-0.47%
201739,191-42-0.11%
201639,233-131-0.33%
201539,364-375-0.94%
201439,739-330-0.82%
201340,069-128-0.32%
201240,197-49-0.12%
201140,246-43-0.11%
201040,2895,92417.24%
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 by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,38254.40%
Some Other Race10,17225.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,41816.33%
Two or More Races9052.30%
Black or African American2370.60%
Asian1880.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2020

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Median Age

40.6


Total

40.9


Male

40.3


Female

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Adults

There are 29,989 adults, (7,083 of whom are seniors) in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

20,057

51.03%

Male

19,250

48.97%

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
Married86.3%13.7%
Male79.3%20.7%
All77%23%
Female70.8%29.2%
Non Family69.8%30.2%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3983.1277
Non Family5,0921.1869.8
Married4,8673.6886.3
Female1,6845.870.8
Male7556.5879.3

4.36

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2734.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,3968.99%
High School Graduate8,32831.25%
Some College7,42227.85%
Associates Degree2,3058.65%
Bachelors Degree3,33612.52%
Graduate Degree1,5875.96%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic18,52115,6302,913
Other Race6,6935,8771,139
White4,1723,9811,575
Native American3,9553,374339
Multiple Races48642458
Black16716024
Asian787870
Islander222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian 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 Language

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language by Age

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Language

40.92% of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 59.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.07% of the population.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans

2,268

Number of Veterans

2,136

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam840
Korea400
First Gulf War368
Second Gulf War186
World War II111
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4298.47%
Hispanic1,3226.30%
Indian3968.64%
Other3724.88%
2 or More569.82%
Black158.33%

$Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

NaN%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.69%

Born in New Mexico

96.33%

Native Born

3.67%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.33% of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 80.69% having been born in New Mexico. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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