In 2020, Rio Arriba County, NM had a population of 39k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $42,264. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Rio Arriba County, NM declined from 39,159 to 38,962, a −0.503% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,952 to $42,264, a 5.79% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rio Arriba County, NM are White (Hispanic) (36.9%), Other (Hispanic) (25.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (14.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (12.1%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (7.07%).
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.
97.5% 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 (174 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Rio Arriba County, NM was $172,900, and the homeownership rate was 76.7%. Most people in Rio Arriba County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Rio Arriba County, NM was 2 cars per household.