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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ruidoso Downs is 2,648. Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico is the 6,651st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ruidoso Downs was in 2010, when its population was 2,815. In 2010, Ruidoso Downs was the 6,337th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,651st largest city in the US. Ruidoso Downs is currently 5.9% smaller than it was in 2010.
Ruidoso Downs has shrunk 0.0% since the year 2000. Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,735. The voting age population is 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.7% of the residents of Ruidoso Downs are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ruidoso Downs are 98.6% White and 1.4% Black. Additionally, 45.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ruidoso Downs, 19.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.2%. On a per-household basis, 22.3% of families are below the poverty line in Ruidoso Downs.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.0% of Ruidoso Downs residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.8% of Ruidoso Downs residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.7% have a bachelor's degree and 3.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ruidoso Downs residents aged 5 and older, 30.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 30.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ruidoso Downs is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ruidoso Downs, 18.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ruidoso Downs is $28,646.
In Ruidoso Downs, 46.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.2% of housing units in Ruidoso Downs.
In Ruidoso Downs, 11.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 140 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ruidoso Downs is $522.
In Ruidoso Downs, 50.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.