In 2021, Rio Arriba County, NM had a population of 40.3k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $46,994. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Rio Arriba County, NM grew from 38,962 to 40,347, a 3.55% increase and its median household income grew from $42,264 to $46,994, a 11.2% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rio Arriba County, NM are White (Hispanic) (29.6%), Other (Hispanic) (26.5%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (13.7%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (11.8%).
None of the households in Rio Arriba County, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.1% of the residents in Rio Arriba County, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rio Arriba County, NM are Northern New Mexico College (212 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Rio Arriba County, NM was $179,800, and the homeownership rate was 77.8%.
Most people in Rio Arriba County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Rio Arriba County, NM was 2 cars per household.