Community

Rio Rancho Community Profile

Rio Rancho is the third largest city in New Mexico and the fastest growing in the county. The city is backed by state-of-the-art hospitals, leading schools and college campuses, and excellent public safety. Businesses and families alike are looking to move here because of our attractive and affordable communities, favorable tax climate, and area development including the new Paseo del Volcan project.

Founded: 1960s
First Housing Starts: 1962
County: Sandoval
Major Road Access: NM 550 & NM 528
Distance to Albuquerque, NM: 14.8 miles
Distance to Santa Fe, NM: 57 miles