Ruidoso SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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Ruidoso, New Mexico Info Snack

Ruidoso is a village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States, adjacent to the Lincoln National Forest. The population was 8,029 at the 2010 census. The city of Ruidoso Downs and the unincorporated area of Alto are suburbs of Ruidoso, and contribute to the Ruidoso Micropolitan Statistical Area's population of 21,223.
Population
7,757
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
12.5%
Median Home
$214,400
Median Income
$43,353
Median Rent
$694

Rankings for Ruidoso in New Mexico

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1

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2

Ruidoso Downs, NM
Population 2,597

3

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Population 3,955

Map Of Ruidoso, NM

Population over time in Ruidoso

Year Population % Change
2017 7,757 0.2%
2016 7,740 -1.2%
2015 7,833 -0.6%
2014 7,884 -0.9%
2013 7,954 -0.9%
2012 8,027 -0.3%
2011 8,055 -0.5%
2010 8,092 -0.8%
2009 8,154 -
Crime/100k Ruidoso NM USA
Violent Crime 375.7 856.6 368.9
Murder 13.0 8.0 5.0
Robbery 25.9 135.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 259.1 648.9 246.8
Property Crime 2928.2 3419.7 2199.5
Burglary 1243.8 767.8 376.0
Larceny 1541.9 2166.1 1594.6
Car Theft 142.5 485.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Ruidoso

White
67.1% (5,207)
African American
0.9% (66)
American Indian
1.6% (127)
Asian
1.1% (89)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (58)
Hispanic
28.5% (2,210)
Race Ruidoso NM USA
White 67.1% 37.7% 61.1%
African American 0.9% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.6% 8.8% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 1.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 28.5% 48.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Ruidoso, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
5.1% (39,754)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.6% (67,056)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.5% (97,231)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.4% (111,840)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.4% (104,177)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (125,251)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.2% (55,561)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.9% (115,432)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (39,036)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (20,356)
Income Ruidoso NM USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 921.3% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.6% 600.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.5% 1195.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.4% 1090.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.4% 1356.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 1733.8% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.2% 1127.4% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.9% 1177.3% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 424.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 372.1% 697.9%

Gender in Ruidoso

Female
51.3% (3,983)
Male
48.7% (3,774)
Gender Ruidoso NM USA
Female 51.3% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ruidoso for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (155)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (155)
High School / GED
30.0% (2,327)
Some College
22.0% (1,706)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (853)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (1,784)
Master's Degree
7.0% (542)
Professional Degree
1.0% (77)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (155)
Education Ruidoso NM USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 15.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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