Living in Ruidoso, NM

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Ruidoso, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
7,791
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
8.1%
Median Home
$180,700
Median Income
$50,114
Median Rent
$770

Ruidoso SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
7
Commute
9.5

Ruidoso, NM Crime Report

237
Total Crimes
3,028.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
22.27%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Ruidoso
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 237 3,028.4 3,945.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 31 396.1 832.2 366.7
Murder 2 25.6 8.6 5.0
Robbery 1 12.8 111.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 24 306.7 650.5 250.2
Property Crime 206 2,632.3 3,112.7 2,109.9
Burglary 77 983.9 696.8 340.5
Larceny 120 1,533.4 1,988.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 9 115.0 427.2 219.9

Ruidoso, NM Cost Of Living

93
Ruidoso's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Ruidoso New Mexico National Average
Overall 93 92 100
Services 91 92 100
Groceries 107 99 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 90 86 100
Transportation 99 97 100
Utilities 83 87 100

Ruidoso, NM Photos

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Rankings for Ruidoso in New Mexico

Map Of Ruidoso, NM

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Population over time in Ruidoso

Year Population % Change
2019 7,791 0.4%
2018 7,757 0.2%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ruidoso

White
59.8% (4,660)
African American
0.5% (40)
American Indian
0.1% (5)
Asian
0.2% (13)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (65)
Hispanic
38.6% (3,008)
Race Ruidoso NM USA
White 59.8% 37.4% 60.7%
African American 0.5% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 38.6% 48.8% 18.0%

Gender in Ruidoso

Female
48.8% (3,802)
Male
51.2% (3,988)
Gender Ruidoso NM USA
Female 48.8% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 51.2% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ruidoso for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (467)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (467)
High School / GED
28.0% (2,181)
Some College
25.0% (1,947)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (623)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (1,558)
Master's Degree
4.0% (311)
Professional Degree
2.0% (155)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (77)
Education Ruidoso NM USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Ruidoso, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
4.4% (34,323)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (21,704)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.1% (117,861)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.8% (123,414)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.8% (91,614)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.0% (171,114)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.4% (57,290)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.8% (115,338)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (31,295)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (15,142)
Income Ruidoso NM USA
Less than $10,000 4.4% 8.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 5.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.1% 11.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.8% 10.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.8% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.0% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.4% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.8% 12.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 4.1% 7.7%

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