Rio Rancho is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 99,178 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Rio Rancho is the third largest community in New Mexico.
Rio Rancho real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Rio Rancho house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Rio Rancho is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rio Rancho is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rio Rancho who work in office and administrative support (14.32%), sales jobs (13.66%), and management occupations (10.83%).
In terms of college education, Rio Rancho is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.49% of adults in Rio Rancho have a college degree.
The per capita income in Rio Rancho in 2018 was $29,513, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,052 for a family of four. However, Rio Rancho contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rio Rancho is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rio Rancho home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rio Rancho residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Rio Rancho also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rio Rancho include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Rio Rancho is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.