In 2017, Rio Arriba County, NM had a population of 39.5k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $33,422. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rio Arriba County, NM declined from 39,924 to 39,455, a -1.17% decrease and its median household income declined from $33,972 to $33,422, a -1.62% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rio Arriba County, NM are White (Hispanic) (43.1%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (24.5%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (14%), White (Non-Hispanic) (12.9%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (1.88%). N/A% of the people in Rio Arriba County, NM speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rio Arriba County, NM are Northern New Mexico College (173 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Rio Arriba County, NM is $167,100, and the homeownership rate is 76.6%. Most people in Rio Arriba County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Rio Arriba County, NM is 2 cars per household.