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SPREAD THE WORD: Freedom isn’t Free: THANK YOU Veterans!

“We remember those who were called upon to give all a person can give, and we remember those who were prepared to make that sacrifice if it were demanded of them in the line of duty, though it never was. Most of all, we remember the devotion and gallantry with which...

Growth Spurt at Rio Rancho City Center

A second senior center, the extension of Broadmoor Blvd., an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence at UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center and a campus park are all new developments happening at Rio Rancho’s City Center. UNM Center of Excellence for Orthopaedic Surgery and...

NAIOP speakers: Residential growth exploding in RR

BY GARY HERRON / OBSERVER STAFF WRITER Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at 6:30am RIO RANCHO, N.M. — “A lovely day in the neighborhood” was the topic for this month’s NAIOP Rio Rancho Roundtable, a virtual session held Thursday morning. “Every year, we like to do a...

RRPS Opens Two New Schools!

Construction of Rio Rancho's two newest school campuses is nearing completion!  Shining Stars Preschool and Joe Harris Elementary School will both be ready to receive students when it is safe to bring students onto campus. Joe Harris Elementary is located in the Unser...

Rio Rancho is the Future of New Mexico

SPREAD THE WORD: It is not a stretch to call Rio Rancho the future of New Mexico. The small-town northwest of Albuquerque has now grown to over 100,000 residents and is going to be the second largest city in New Mexico. Rio Rancho is a growing city with rising medical...
#GivingTuesday 2020 Virtual Chalk Fiesta

#GivingTuesday 2020 Virtual Chalk Fiesta

  PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2020   Contact: Kiersten Tenorio Marketing & Service Representative Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce Marketing@rrrcc.org 505-892-1533 Rio Rancho Regional Chamber Hosts First Annual Virtual Chalk Fiesta RIO...

Today is #GivingTuesday

It’s #GivingTuesday and we are still collecting holiday gifts for residents at Rio Rancho’s Haven House. To Donate Please email Abby Camacho at abhull@unmmg.org https://www.havenhouseinc.org/

Shop Local Save Local

Shop Local Save Local

We are incredibly proud and supportive of the small businesses in our community. These businesses are vital to our economy and need our help. Non-essential businesses will be closed thru November 30th and perhaps longer based on the “Reset” plan that the Governor...

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Growth Spurt at Rio Rancho City Center

A second senior center, the extension of Broadmoor Blvd., an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence at UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center and a campus park are all new developments happening at Rio...


Rio Rancho has four key development areas. The Unser Gateway and its expansion into the medical corridor has established this area as the primary job growth corridor west of the Rio Grande. The...

Small Business Grants

Sandoval County is offering one-time grants up to $20,000 to qualifying small businesses and non-profits to cover costs such as non-owner/employee wages, vendor bills, and rent caused by required...

Spread the World: The Results are In!

District 1 City Councilor (4-year term) Jim Owen District 2 City Councilor (2-year term) Jeremy Lenentine District 4 City Councilor (4-year term) Paul M. Wymer District 6 City Councilor (4-year...

What’s Our Mission?

Build a Buzz

We know Rio Rancho, and we want our community to be buzzing about the great things about our city.

Creating Pride in Our Uniqueness

Rio Rancho is unlike any other community in New Mexico. It’s time to feel proud of what we have and share it!

Smart, Fresh Information

We’re thankful for our partners for sharing relevant information to those in and out of our community. Do great work in the community and speak out!

Labor of Love From These Partners

Please thank our charter members who helped us collect information together!


Quality of Life

Here are the ten plus reasons why Rio Rancho is a great place to live and work!

The Bright Spot of New Mexico

Rio Rancho’s elevation is 5,290 ft. We have approximately 300 days of sunshine. There is little to no risk of natural disasters, and our high desert climate provides residents with a mild, four season climate.

The Most Bang For Your Buck

The cost of living is nearly 10 points below the national average. Housing in Rio Rancho is most favorable, scoring 84.5. Our utilities are also affordable with a score of 92.5 and misellaneous goods/services scored at 90.6.

You Can Rest Easy in Rio Rancho

Violenct crime in Rio Rancho is one of the lowest in the state! The FBI Uniform Crime reports show Rio Rancho only had 220 incidents of violent crime per 100,000 residents, surpassing the national average.

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