Ruidoso SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
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
7,740
Unemployment
7.1%
Poverty
15.0%
Median Home
$168,400
Median Income
$41,778
Median Rent
$871

Rankings for Ruidoso in New Mexico

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1

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Population 30,963

2

Ruidoso Downs, NM
Population 2,607

3

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Population 3,996

Map Of Ruidoso, NM

Population over time in Ruidoso

Year Population % Change
2017 7,740 -1.2%
2016 7,833 -0.6%
2015 7,884 -0.9%
2014 7,954 -0.9%
2013 8,027 -0.3%
2012 8,055 -0.5%
2011 8,092 -0.8%
2010 8,154 -

Crime in Ruidoso Per 100k

Crime Ruidoso NM USA
Violent Crime 336.4 783.5 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.1 5.3
Robbery 25.9 178.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 245.8 537.8 248.9
Property Crime 2859.4 3941.7 2362.0
Burglary 918.6 858.1 430.4
Larceny 1772.5 2519.9 1694.0
Car Theft 168.2 563.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Ruidoso

White
68.7% (5,316)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
2.1% (163)
Asian
1.3% (102)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.3% (252)
Hispanic
24.6% (1,907)
Race Ruidoso NM USA
White 68.7% 38.2% 61.5%
African American 0.0% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 2.1% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 24.6% 48.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Ruidoso, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
7.9% (61,146)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (61,920)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (99,072)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.6% (105,264)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (116,100)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.6% (105,264)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.9% (61,146)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.2% (125,388)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (12,384)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (26,316)
Income Ruidoso NM USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 9.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 6.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.6% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.6% 17.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.9% 11.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.2% 11.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Ruidoso

Female
50.4% (3,903)
Male
49.6% (3,836)
Gender Ruidoso NM USA
Female 50.4% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ruidoso for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.1% (236)
9-12th Grade
2.8% (214)
High School / GED
30.9% (2,395)
Some College
23.2% (1,792)
Associate's Degree
9.9% (766)
Bachelor's Degree
20.5% (1,586)
Master's Degree
6.6% (510)
Professional Degree
0.9% (70)
Doctorate Degree
2.2% (166)
Education Ruidoso NM USA
< 9th Grade 3.1% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 2.8% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 30.9% 26.4% 27.3%
Some College 23.2% 23.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.9% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 20.5% 15.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.6% 8.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.2% 1.8% 1.4%

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