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    201 Pinnacle Drive SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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    4104 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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    900 Country Club, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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    532 Cancun Loop NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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    • $1,669+
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    1355 Meadowlark Ln SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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    505 Longwood Loop Ne, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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    841 Rhein Dr Se, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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    632 Santa Fe Meadows Drive, Rio Rancho, NM 87144
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    5804 Night Rose Avenue Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    6109 Canis Nw Ave, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    10800 Cibola Loop NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    • $1,552+
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    • $2,342+
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    10600 Cibola Loop NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    • $1,010
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    10600 Cibola Loop NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    10600 Cibola Loop NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    6700 Cantata Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    • $1,789+
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    • $1,947+
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    3405 Calle Cuervo NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    9270 Eagle Ranch Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    4601 Montano Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120
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    320 Wayne Rd NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87114
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    6134 4Th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
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    6134 4Th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
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    3608 Ladera Drive NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120
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    6800 Vista Del Norte Drive Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87113
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    3501 Atrisco Drive NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120
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    4630 12Th Street, Albuquerque, NM 87107
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Average rent in Rio Rancho, NM

$1,265/mo Rio Rancho, NM average rental price, November 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Rio Rancho, NM is $1,265.

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When were prices and availability in Rio Rancho, NM last updated?

Prices and availability in Rio Rancho, NM were last updated on 28 Nov 2022.

What are the best apartments in Rio Rancho, NM?

The best apartments in Rio Rancho, NM are: Links at High Resort, Vista Grande, Entrada Pointe, Via Vista and Buena Vista Senior.

What is the average rent in Rio Rancho, NM?

The average rent in Rio Rancho, NM is $1,265. Start your search for apartments in Rio Rancho, NM now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Rio Rancho, NM?

The price range for a studio apartment in Rio Rancho, NM is between $1,095 and $1,720. View all studio apartments in Rio Rancho, NM.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rio Rancho, NM?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rio Rancho, NM is between $802 and $2,155. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Rio Rancho, NM now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Rio Rancho, NM?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Rio Rancho, NM is between $802 and $3,083. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Rio Rancho, NM.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Rio Rancho, NM?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Rio Rancho, NM is between $1,335 and $3,083. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Rio Rancho, NM.

What type of rental buildings are in Rio Rancho, NM?

In Rio Rancho 21% of the housing is rented out compared to 79% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 10% of Rio Rancho’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 27% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 57% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Rio Rancho, NM?

The average age of rental buildings in Rio Rancho is 28 years old, with 32% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Rio Rancho, NM?

Rental apartments in Rio Rancho come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 1% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 33% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 52% of all rentals in Rio Rancho. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Rio Rancho, NM

Rio Rancho is a small city located in the Albuquerque Basin to the west of the Rio Grande in Sandoval County. It's the third-largest city in New Mexico, often recognized as one of the best places to live in the U.S. due to its high-ranking public schools, low crime rates, diversity and family-friendly community. Rio Rancho is located in the rain shadow of the Sandia Mountains and the Continental Divide, so it has an arid climate. Temperatures vary between 25°F and 93°F, with plenty of sunny days year-round, so renters enjoy multiple outdoor activities.

Renting in Rio Rancho, NM

Most properties in Rio Rancho are single-family homes built after the 1970s, with only a few apartment communities and townhomes. Neighborhoods in the southeast part of the city are more exclusive, with spacious, new estates in planned communities. These neighborhoods are characterized by quiet, tree-lined streets with single- or two-level houses near schools, parks and everyday amenities. Albuquerque and its big-city amenities are also a short drive away. Central Rio Rancho has plenty of properties for rent that are more affordable than the southeast area and are near transit options, schools and lifestyle and entertainment options. Western Rio Rancho has more affordable rentals, though you will likely need a car to get to other parts of the city. Renter's insurance and a security deposit are not mandatory, although the landlord may include them in the lease agreement. The security deposit cannot be higher than one month's rent, while the payment of utilities is usually excluded from the rent cost.

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Rio Rancho, NM demographics

Rio Rancho, NM has a population of 97,976 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 50,156 of Rio Rancho’s residents are women and 47,820 are men. The median age of those who live in Rio Rancho, NM is 38.4.

Shopping in Rio Rancho, NM

There are smaller shopping centers like Plaza Rio Center, Rio Rancho Marketplace, Lariat Square and Plaza @ Enchanted Hills. These malls are typically home to big-box stores like Target, Walmart, Albertsons, Smith's, Dollar Tree, Natural Grocers and The Home Depot. Renters also have access to stores like T.J.Maxx, Cato Fashions and Ross Dress for Less. Rio Rancho doesn't have big malls, so most shoppers head to neighboring Albuquerque's Cottonwood Mall and Coronado Center for brand shopping. These malls are home to stores like Barnes & Nobles, Aldo, Dillard's, JCPenney, Victoria's Secret, Pandora, Sephora, Oakley, Macy's, Buckle, H&M and Claire's, among others.

Rio Rancho, NM households

  • 26,127 Family
    9,349 Non-family
  • 11,982 Children
    23,494 No Children
  • 35,476Total Number of Households
  • 2.75Average People Per Household
  • $66,733Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 35,476 households in Rio Rancho, NM. 26,127 are family households and 9,349 are non-family households. There are 11,982 households with children in Rio Rancho and 23,494 households without children. On average, about 2.75 people live in a household in Rio Rancho, NM.

Transportation in Rio Rancho, NM

Rio Rancho is a car-dependent city, so you will need a car to get around. State roads 528 and 448 and U.S. Route 550 pass near the borders of Rio Rancho, while State Road 347 is entirely in Rio Rancho and connects it to U.S. Route 550. Renters have access to several transportation options. Rio Rancho is served by ABQ RIDE and Rio Metro. These bus operators have several bus stops in the city and connect it to the New Mexico Rail Runner station, a light rail service operating in Sandoval County. Rio Metro also provides paratransit services for senior and disabled residents. In addition, renters looking for an eco-friendly transportation option have access to a developed bicycle infrastructure. There are bike lanes on both sides of the roads, bike paths and bike amenities throughout the whole city. Ridesharing options like Uber and Lyft are also available in the area. Albuquerque International Sunport is the nearest airport, located some 20 miles away.

Rio Rancho, NM education statistics

The level of education of the population of Rio Rancho, NM is as follows: 1% have no high school education, 28% completed some high school, 32% partially completed college, 11% have an Associate Degree, 16% have a Bachelor Degree, and 11% have a Graduate Degree.

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