Rio Rancho, New Mexico 

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NEW MEXICO TOTAL CASES REPORTED

22,315

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

5,037,045

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

93,317

+15.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$59,243

Median Home Price

$188,500

Best Places to Live in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Mid-sized city/College town - Near the center of New Mexico. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Rio Rancho, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive setting
-Year-round climate
Cons
-Crime rate
-Urban sprawl
-Economic cycles

 $187,000 
2128 Sagecrest Loop NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1601 SqFt
 $319,777 
502 Ashberry Ct SE
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2354 SqFt
 $198,500 
4441 Sunflower Ct SE
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1120 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Albuquerque Metro Area

Albuquerque, located at the crossroads of the state’s travel routes, is the largest city in New Mexico. Clear, sunny, dry days; an attractive mountain landscape; and a mostly healthy economy attract new residents from around the country. Not only is the physical climate excellent, but the area also has a favorable tax climate, and the state’s fiscal health is among the best in the country. The area is a center for the high-tech industry and especially research-oriented activities, centered on the giant Sandia Laboratories nuclear research facility south of town. There are over 100 mostly small- and medium-size tech related companies, and the area has experienced some vulnerability to tech industry economic cycles.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Rio Rancho
Zip Codes: 87124 87144
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5314 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rio Rancho is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rio Rancho jobs have increased by 3.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rio Rancho's cost of living is 7.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rio Rancho's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Rio Rancho, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Sandoval county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rio Rancho's population is 93,317 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 15.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rio Rancho is $188,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Rio Rancho public schools spend $8,961 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Rio Rancho. More Education


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Housing Market in Rio Rancho

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Reviews for Rio Rancho   19 Reviews
Love it - 1/22/2020
Affordable housing, low crime (compared to Albuquerque), awesome weather with all 4 seasons, beautiful environment and some pretty awesome people. I love Rio Rancho,... Read More

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Best place to live and work - 5/5/2018
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Love it here - 2/25/2015
Rio Rancho has been great to my family. Cost of living is low, crime is low, good schools, food is great and the weather is unparalleled. If you enjoy the desert... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN RIO RANCHO, NEW MEXICO
87124 87144

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NEW LISTINGS IN RIO RANCHO
$187,000
2128 Sagecrest Loop NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$319,777
502 Ashberry Ct SE
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$198,500
4441 Sunflower Ct SE
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$199,900
1365 Nova Ct SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$279,900
87 2nd St SE
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$335,000
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

$286,000
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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