ruidoso Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 204 3.9 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 1,569 30.1 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,445 27.7 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,289 24.7 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 707 13.6 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 4,818 92.4 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,736 33.3 % 33.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 7,884 - -
19 years old and under 1,494 18.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 1,965 24.9 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 2,192 27.8 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 2,233 28.3 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 6,185 84.5 % 84.6 %
Spanish 944 12.9 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 189 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 564 18.3 % 33.5 %
Married 1,664 54.0 % 50.5 %
Separated 38 1.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 815 26.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 8,495 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,560 41.9 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 4,935 58.1 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 5,636 66.3 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 353 4.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 185 2.2 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 282 3.3 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 307 3.6 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 157 1.8 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 116 1.4 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 1,459 17.2 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 942 11.1 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 2,307 27.2 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,286 26.9 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 696 8.2 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,122 13.2 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 349 4.1 % 13.0 %
Electric 489 5.8 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 2,828 33.3 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 28 0.3 % 4.1 %
Wood 215 2.5 % 1.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,535 85.6 % 75.5 %
African-American 60 0.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 437 5.7 % 0.8 %
Asian 32 0.4 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 569 7.5 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 42,098 55,775
Median Family Income 52,348 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 25,874 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 71.43 %
  • Temperature 53.53 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.19 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 27.37
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.67 %
6.0 0.14 %
7.0 0.01 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com