The 2014 Ruidoso, New Mexico, population is 8,055. There are 500 people per square mile (population density).
The median age is 48.2. The US median is 37.2. 53.17% of people in Ruidoso, New Mexico, are married. 19.89% are divorced.
The average household size is 2.25 people. 32.51% of people are married, with children. 11.78% have children, but are single.
84.42% of people are white, 0.80% are black, 0.00% are asian, 3.08% are native american, and 8.16% claim 'Other'.
25.18% of the people in Ruidoso, New Mexico, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 74.82% are non-hispanic).