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The 2016 Ruidoso, New Mexico, population is 7,739. There are 480 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Ruidoso, New Mexico

The median age is 52.5. The US median is 37.4. 53.27% of people in Ruidoso, New Mexico, are married. 20.22% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.22 people. 29.08% of people are married, with children. 11.48% have children, but are single.

Race in Ruidoso, New Mexico

69.05% of people are white, 0.45% are black, 0.38% are asian, 4.79% are native american, and 0.00% claim 'Other'.

22.58% of the people in Ruidoso, New Mexico, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 77.42% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLERuidoso, New MexicoUnited States
  Population  7,739321,418,820
  Population - 2010  8,154308,745,538
  Population - 2000  7,698285,036,114
  Population - 1990  4,600251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  68.24%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  0.53%12.76%
  Pop. Density  48091
  Land Area  163,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  52.537.4
  Female Population  50.59%50.81%
  Male Population  49.41%49.19%
  White  69.05%62.77%
  Black  0.45%12.24%
  Asian  0.38%4.95%
  Native American  4.79%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.16%
  Other  0.00%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.75%2.13%
  Hispanic  22.58%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  77.42%83.10%
  Households  3,576116,211,000
  Family Households  2,01276,958,100
  Non Family Households  1,56439,253,000
  Household Size  2.222.63
  Married Population  53.27%50.58%
  Single Population  46.73%49.42%
  Now Married  51.43%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.84%2.17%
  Never Married  19.37%32.55%
  Widowed  7.13%5.95%
  Divorced  20.22%10.92%
  Married, w/children  29.08%31.68%
  Married, no children  50.60%41.44%
  Single, w/children  11.48%16.94%
  Single, no children  8.85%9.95%

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