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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Rio Arriba County is 40,155, which is 2.51% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 14.35% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Rio Arriba County population density is 6.81 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 17.11 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Rio Arriba County is white, which represent 66.42% of the total population. The average Rio Arriba County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 40,155. #13

Population Growth Since 2000, #22

Rio Arriba County
New Mexico

Population Density, #18

Rio Arriba County
6.81 per square mile
New Mexico
17.11 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:26,672 (66.42%, #28)
Black:165 (0.41%, #27)
Hispanic:28,676 (71.41%, #4)
Asian:192 (0.48%, #17)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):6,103 (15.20%, #4)
One Race, Other:6,233 (15.52%, see rank)
Two or More Races:790 (1.97%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:9,026 (31.48%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:24 (0.08%, see rank)
Cuban:15 (0.05%, see rank)
Central American:4 (0.01%, see rank)
South American:46 (0.16%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

38,900 (96.87%) out of the total population of 40,155 reported first ancestry.

 Rio Arriba County% of the Total PopulationNew MexicoU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech120.03%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish820.20%, see rank0.31%0.42%
Dutch910.23%, see rank0.93%1.40%
English6281.56%, see rank6.47%8.02%
French6941.73%, see rank2.01%3.34%
German1,7734.42%, see rank9.18%15.03%
Greek280.07%, see rank0.21%0.41%
Hungarian60.01%, see rank0.22%0.46%
Irish6111.52%, see rank6.67%10.80%
Italian4451.11%, see rank2.40%5.52%
Norwegian2160.54%, see rank0.83%1.42%
Polish1770.44%, see rank1.14%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian610.15%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2130.53%, see rank0.87%0.99%
Scottish3200.80%, see rank1.53%1.72%
Subsaharan African150.04%, see rank0.20%0.95%
Swedish1750.44%, see rank0.78%1.27%
Swiss430.11%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian510.13%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American4001.00%, see rank4.46%7.12%
Welsh1820.45%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 19,750 (49.18%, see rank)
Females: 20,405 (50.82%, see rank)

Rio Arriba County
Male: 49.18%
Female: 50.82%
New Mexico
Male: 49.51%
Female: 50.49%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Rio Arriba County
39.50 years old
New Mexico
36.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Rio Arriba County
39.10 years old
New Mexico
35.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Rio Arriba County
40.20 years old
New Mexico
38.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Rio Arriba County% of the Total PopulationNew MexicoU.S.
Under 5 years2,7996.97%, see rank6.73%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,5946.46%, see rank6.85%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,8006.97%, see rank6.91%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,6976.72%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,3905.95%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,74611.82%, see rank13.20%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,73511.79%, see rank11.85%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,62514.01%, see rank13.33%14.09%
55 to 64 years5,64714.06%, see rank12.81%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,6349.05%, see rank8.19%7.64%
75 to 84 1,7344.32%, see rank4.38%4.25%
85 years and over7541.88%, see rank1.63%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Rio Arriba CountyNew MexicoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population26,875, 100%1,360,013209,056,129
Less Than High School5,580, 20.76%, see rank16.03%13.67%
High School Graduate8,372, 31.15%, see rank26.32%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree8,744, 32.54%, see rank31.56%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,438, 9.07%, see rank14.83%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,741, 6.48%, see rank11.26%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.64, see rank13.3713.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Rio Arriba County New MexicoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,14678.01%21.99%80.59%19.41%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,33690.41%, see rank9.59%, see rank92.26%7.74%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,00591.22%, see rank8.78%, see rank92.33%7.67%90.60%9.40%
College1,59090.00%, see rank10.00%, see rank89.01%10.99%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School52491.98%, see rank8.02%, see rank80.41%19.59%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Rio Arriba CountyNew MexicoU.S.
Total Households14,245, 100%764,684116,211,092
Average Household Size2.77, see rank2.662.63
1 Person Households4,217, 29.60%, see rank28.88%27.57%
2 or More Person Households10,028, 70.40%, see rank71.12%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,240, 64.86%, see rank65.14%66.22%
Average Family Size3.63, see rank3.423.32
Married-Couple Family6,035, 42.37%, see rank45.31%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,005, 35.14%, see rank34.86%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Rio Arriba County%New MexicoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total31,962see rank1,653,950252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over15,751100%, see rank812,255123,281,364
Never Married6,04838.40%, see rank36.42%35.77%
Married7,21945.83%, see rank49.18%52.04%
Widowed5873.73%, see rank2.81%2.57%
Divorced1,89712.04%, see rank11.60%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over16,211100%, see rank841,695129,692,771
Never Married5,21032.14%, see rank30.34%29.48%
Married7,14944.10%, see rank46.61%49.19%
Widowed1,78711.02%, see rank8.91%9.16%
Divorced2,06512.74%, see rank14.15%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Rio Arriba County%New MexicoU.S.
Native37,51293.42%, see rank90.10%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence30,71876.50%, see rank52.38%58.73%
Born in Different State6,41315.97%, see rank36.60%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
3810.95%, see rank1.13%1.42%
Foreign Born2,6436.58%, see rank9.90%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6301.57%, see rank3.41%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,0135.01%, see rank6.49%7.09%
Born In Europe1250.31%, see rank0.74%1.53%
Born In Asia1550.39%, see rank1.12%3.82%
Born In Africa40.01%, see rank0.11%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,2375.57%, see rank7.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America1220.30%, see rank0.16%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Rio Arriba County%New MexicoU.S.
English3,72526.15%, see rank59.57%79.39%
Spanish9,13164.10%, see rank32.35%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages860.60%, see rank2.05%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages290.20%, see rank1.14%3.36%
Other1,2748.94%, see rank4.90%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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