In 2019, Ruidoso, NM had a population of 19.5k people with a median age of 50.9 and a median household income of $46,216. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Ruidoso, NM declined from 19,482 to 19,461, a −0.108% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,267 to $46,216, a 9.34% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ruidoso, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.9%), White (Hispanic) (31.9%), Other (Hispanic) (0.838%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.817%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.519%). 0% of the households in Ruidoso, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
95.8% of the residents in Ruidoso, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Ruidoso, NM are Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College (87 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Ruidoso, NM was $193,900, and the homeownership rate was 80.6%. Most people in Ruidoso, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Ruidoso, NM was 2 cars per household.