El Rito demographics profile

StatisticEl RitoNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)2871791
Median age45.537.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)30%52%55%
Speak English4%65%79%
Speak Spanish96%28%13%
El Rito, NM has a population of 1,179 and is the 14,142nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 287 per sq mi which is 1574% higher than the New Mexico average and 217% higher than the national average. The median age in El Rito is 46 which is approximately 22% higher than the New Mexico average of 37. In El Rito, 30% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 4% speak English and 96% speak Spanish. 92% of El Rito residents were born in New Mexico, 8% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in El Rito is 1574% higher than New Mexico.
  • The median age in El Rito is 22% higher than New Mexico.
  • In El Rito 33.33% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In El Rito 0.00% of the population is African American.
  • In El Rito 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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El Rito population breakdown by race

RaceEl RitoNew MexicoNational
African American0.00%2.01%12.63%
American Indian0.08%9.28%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%3.26%3.06%
Other race66.58%10.49%4.75%
In El Rito, 99.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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El Rito age breakdown

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Source: The El Rito, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).