Rio Rancho is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 104,046 people and 21 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rio Rancho is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (14.39%), sales jobs (13.67%), and management occupations (10.54%).
Also of interest is that Rio Rancho has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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: 31.59% of adults in Rio Rancho have a college degree.
The per capita income in Rio Rancho in 2018 was $30,135, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,540 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 43.00% 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.