Rio Rancho, New Mexico 

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Population

99,885

+15.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$59,243

Median Home Price

$254,100

New Mexico Gifts

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.

Rio Rancho, NM Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Attractive setting
Year-round climate
Cons
Crime rate
Urban sprawl
Economic cycles


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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: New Mexico
County: Sandoval County
Metro Area: Albuquerque Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
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 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Sandoval county remained moderately Democratic, 53.0% to 44.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rio Rancho's population is 99,885 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $254,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.9%.

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

It's a good time to buy in Rio Rancho. Home Appreciation is up 14.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rio Rancho is $254,100.

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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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