Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Population 90,805

Rio Rancho is located in Bernalillo County, NM. The population is 90,805, making Rio Rancho the 2nd largest city in Bernalillo County and the 3rd largest city in the state of New Mexico.

There are 21 public schools in Rio Rancho with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Rio Rancho is very low , and there are 57 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rio Rancho is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Rio Rancho property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Rio Rancho include Corrales, Paradise Hills and Pueblo of Sandia Village.

Rio Rancho Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 9.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 33.8%

Crime Rate

19.55% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 230
  • Violent Crimes: 171
  • Robbery: 34
  • Burglary: 310
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

65.58% Lower than national avg.
  • 57 offenders in Rio Rancho
  • 6.28 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

43 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 34


Low %
  • New Mexico unemployment average: %
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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21 Public Schools view public schools

There are 21 K-12 public schools in Rio Rancho, NM and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Rio Rancho's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$234,900 compared to March 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

820 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Rio Rancho, NM issued 820 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 820 permits, 741 were issued for single family homes and 79 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Rio Rancho, NM issued 817 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 817 permits, 745 were issued for single family homes and 72 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $641
  • 1 Bedroom: $799
  • 2 Bedrooms: $981
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,411
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,671

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Environmental Hazards

43 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (131/134)
    Rio Rancho, NM has 97.76% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Rio Rancho, NM is a red zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.34 Average
    Rio Rancho, NM is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 37.25°
  • February 40.55°
  • March 51.98°
  • April 57.5°
  • May 66.14°
  • June 77.4°
  • July 78.93°
  • August 78.47°
  • September 71.02°
  • October 59.17°
  • November 46.2°
  • December 21.3°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rio Rancho, NM

Rio Rancho, NM has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Rio Rancho, NM has no risk of hurricanes.
Rio Rancho, NM has a very low risk of hail storms.
Rio Rancho, NM has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rio Rancho, NM: $60,979


Unemployment in Rio Rancho is %. It is lower than the state and national averages, % and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 31.38%
White Collar - 68.62%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Susana Martinez
  • Sen. Martin Heinrich
  • Sen. Tom Udall

City Representatives

  • Michelle Lujan Grisham
  • Ben R. Lujan

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

1 Cemetery view all

9 FCC Towers view all

2 Fire Stations view all

1 Hospital view all

2 Police Stations view all

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