Rio Rancho, NM

Sandoval County

What you need to know about Rio Rancho, NM

Rio Rancho is located in Sandoval County, New Mexico. The population is 60% White, 3% Black, 1% Asian and 2% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 6% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 28% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $59,243 and the median home value is $172,400. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Rio Rancho, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Rio Rancho has a Walk Score ® of 13.


Homes Owned 78.56%
78.56% Complete
Homes Rented 21.44%
21.44% Complete

Real Estate

In Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Ready to move to Rio Rancho? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Rio Rancho.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


In Rio Rancho, New Mexico

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Rio Rancho rates.

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


In Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Rio Rancho.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Rio Rancho.


Bachelor’s Degree 29%
29% Complete
Graduated High School 94%
94% Complete