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Rio Rancho Apartments
Last updated February 23 2024 at 1:08 AM

Rio Rancho, NM
255 Apartments for Rent

Rio Rancho Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 99,178
Population Density: 959 people/sq mile
Median Age: 39
Percentage of Family Households: 73%
Median Annual Income: $76,096 / year
Median Rent: $1,223 / month

What locals are saying

Rio Rancho dubs itself the 'City of Vision.' Just a warning, if you don’t enjoy the sight of cows outside of your window, you might want to reconsider as Rio Rancho’s a slight departure from the more metropolitan areas of neighboring Albuquerque. So grab your cattle-ranching gear and let’s get going.

Some residents commute into Albuquerque, crowding the freeways on their way to cultural events and employment

Rio Rancho Demographics


How diverse is Rio Rancho?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Rio Rancho is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Rio Rancho are White (45.2%), Hispanic Or Latino (42.5%), Two Or More (5.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (3.6%), Black Or African American (1.6%), Asian (1.5%), Other (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Rio Rancho residents?

The median age in Rio Rancho is 39 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Rio Rancho?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Rio Rancho is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Rio Rancho are White (45.2%), Hispanic Or Latino (42.5%), Two Or More (5.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (3.6%), Black Or African American (1.6%), Asian (1.5%), Other (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Rio Rancho residents?

The median age in Rio Rancho is 39 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Rio Rancho Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Rio Rancho is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Rio Rancho is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Rio Rancho is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Rio Rancho


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Sandia Vista Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
649 Students
16 Reviews
649
Students
16 Reviews
8 /10
Vista Grande Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
657 Students
7 Reviews
657
Students
7 Reviews
8 /10
Enchanted Hills Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
756 Students
8 Reviews
756
Students
8 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Mountain View Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
891 Students
7 Reviews
891
Students
7 Reviews
8 /10
Rio Rancho Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,216 Students
5 Reviews
1,216
Students
5 Reviews
8 /10
The Ask Academy
Charter
6-12
Charter
6-12
502 Students
20 Reviews
502
Students
20 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
Rio Rancho High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,522 Students
11 Reviews
2,522
Students
11 Reviews
8 /10
V Sue Cleveland High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,450 Students
17 Reviews
2,450
Students
17 Reviews
8 /10
The Ask Academy
Charter
6-12
Charter
6-12
502 Students
20 Reviews
502
Students
20 Reviews
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Average rent in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Rio Rancho is $1,230, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,636. Rent rates updated 8 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Rio Rancho, NM


Searching for an apartment for rent in Rio Rancho, NM? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 255 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Rio Rancho. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Rio Rancho is $1,078 for a studio, $1,230 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,636 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Rio Rancho apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Rio Rancho, NM apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Rio Rancho?

In Rio Rancho, the average rent is $1,078 for a studio, $1,230 for a 1-bedroom, $1,636 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,833 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Rio Rancho, check out our monthly Rio Rancho Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Rio Rancho?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Rio Rancho by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Rio Rancho?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Rio Rancho apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Rio Rancho?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Rio Rancho.

How can I find off-campus housing in Rio Rancho?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Rio Rancho. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Central New Mexico Community College, and University of New Mexico-Main Campus.