Income/capita 8%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 1%
IndexRio RanchoNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$27,537$24,459$29,829
Median household income$62,637$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,876$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,525$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$40,560$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$30,081$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level11.7%20.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rio Rancho is 8% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rio Rancho is 13% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rio Rancho is 1% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rio Rancho is 22% lower than the national average

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      Rio Rancho employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.9%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector11.1%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.8%13.8%
      Public administration9.3%6.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%1.6%
      Education, health & social services11.5%39.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sandia Heights, NM3,319$100,69482%
      Corrales, NM8,474$80,66446%
      Placitas, NM4,853$75,62537%
      Paradise Hills, NM5,140$68,46324%
      Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM6,069$61,84112%
      Rio Rancho, NM92,966$62,63713%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sandy, UT93,141$83,52751%
      Carson, CA92,780$73,82933%
      Orem, UT93,220$56,3762%
      Hesperia, CA92,664$46,44616%
      Lawrence, KS92,611$47,93813%
      Rio Rancho, NM92,966$62,63713%
      Source: The Rio Rancho, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).