Latest Data (2016)
Population 96,028
Nationwide Rank 321

Quick Facts

Rio Rancho, New Mexico is the 321st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Rio Rancho, New Mexico is a city.

Rio Rancho, New Mexico is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Rio Rancho had its largest population ever.

Rio Rancho, New Mexico is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 94% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Rio Rancho, New Mexico Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
311 Albany, New York 98,111 3.7%
312 Beaverton, Oregon 97,590 22.1%
313 Compton, California 97,550 4.1%
314 Orem, Utah 97,499 15.4%
315 Flint, Michigan 97,386 -21.9%
316 Federal Way, Washington 96,757 13.6%
317 Mission Viejo, California 96,396 2.9%
318 Spokane Valley, Washington 96,340 19.1%
319 Boca Raton, Florida 96,114 15.5%
320 Lee's Summit, Missouri 96,076 35.3%
321 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 96,028 82.1%
322 Sandy, Utah 95,836 7.6%
323 Brockton, Massachusetts 95,630 1.2%
324 Meridian, Idaho 95,623 160.3%
325 South Gate, California 95,538 -1.0%
326 Lawrence, Kansas 95,358 18.3%
327 San Marcos, California 95,261 70.5%
328 Portsmouth, Virginia 95,252 -5.1%
329 New Bedford, Massachusetts 95,032 1.2%
330 Yuma, Arizona 94,906 19.9%
331 Lawton, Oklahoma 94,653 2.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Mexico

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
299 Las Cruces 101,759 38.2%
321 Rio Rancho 96,028 82.1%
395 Santa Fe 83,875 32.5%
793 Roswell 48,184 6.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 96,028 321
2015 94,171 328
2014 93,820 325
2013 91,956 329
2012 90,818 332
2011 89,602 336
2010 87,521 341
2009 82,574 365
2008 79,723 375
2007 76,762 392
2006 72,219 421
2005 65,336 467
2004 61,291 500
2003 58,520 526
2002 56,442 549
2001 54,528 569
2000 52,706 585
1990 32,551 858