In 2019, Rio Arriba County, NM had a population of 39.2k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $39,952. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Rio Arriba County, NM declined from 39,307 to 39,159, a −0.377% decrease and its median household income N/A from N/A to $39,952, a N/A% N/A.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rio Arriba County, NM are White (Hispanic) (40.6%), Other (Hispanic) (26.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (12.4%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.98%). 0% of the households in Rio Arriba County, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.9% 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 (200 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Rio Arriba County, NM was $167,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.9%. Most people in Rio Arriba County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rio Arriba County, NM was 2 cars per household.