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Sandoval County extends economic development funds for Intel expansion

Sandoval County extends economic development funds for Intel expansion  Intel has made the announcement today that they will be investing  $3.5 billion into their facility.  This investment will increase employment by 40% and it reaffirms Intel’s commitment to New...

Soccer Player Earn Semi-Finalist Spot In NASA Contest

This Rio Rancho student is a star on the soccer field, and at NASA. Ainsley has been named a semi-finalist in a nationwide essay writing competition hosted by NASA! Help us cheer on Ainsley together! https://bit.ly/3wu8S5i

Be Kind To Everyone

With the very unprecedented year that we've all been through, one thing has remained constant...our desire to convey kindness in all things we do. To emphasize the goal of being kind to everyone, Mrs. Crouch and Mrs. Barnitz from Colinas del Norte Elementary School...

Happy Birthday Rio Rancho!

City of Rio Rancho’s 40th Anniversary   RIO RANCHO, N.M.—Rio Rancho is officially 40 years old and, in 2021, we will honor and celebrate our past, present, and future with a variety of activities and events.   “This year, let’s celebrate our 40 years...

The newest map is out and Sandoval County, Bernalillo County, and Santa Fe County are among 14 counties in the YELLOW!

Counties at the Yellow Level have either a new COVID-19 case incidence rate of no greater than 8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants during the most recent two-week period, or an average percent of positive COVID-19 test results over the most recent 14-day period less than...

NAIOP Rio Rancho Roundtable

s New Mexico at Tipping Point? Covid...Oil and the NEXT Normal With Dale Dekker. Thanks you Sponsors: Dekker/Perich/Sabatini; Stewart Title of Albuquerque, LLC; TLC Plumbing & Utility; EB - Enterprise Builders Register Here Feb 4, 2021 09:00 AM
City of Rio Rancho Adjusting Operations Beginning May 3

City of Rio Rancho Adjusting Operations Beginning May 3

For Immediate Release April 29, 2021   City of Rio Rancho Adjusting Operations Beginning May 3   RIO RANCHO, N.M.— Per Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s April 28, 2021 modified emergency health order and the “Red to Turquoise” county-by-county reopening...

Mayor Hull Provides Comments and Suggestions for City Budget

Mayor Hull Provides Comments and Suggestions for City Budget Mayor Gregg Hull has issued his comments and suggestions to the City Manager’s Recommended Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Budget and Capital Program. The FY 22 budget spans from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022....

Upskill Sandoval County

Upskill Sandoval County

Upskill Sandoval is a workforce development program that will provide opportunities for the local workforce to pursue training and education opportunities to help build the economy of Sandoval County.  The program provides free training and education for Sandoval...

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NAIOP Rio Rancho Roundtable

s New Mexico at Tipping Point? Covid...Oil and the NEXT Normal With Dale Dekker. Thanks you Sponsors: Dekker/Perich/Sabatini; Stewart Title of Albuquerque, LLC; TLC Plumbing & Utility; EB -...

Call to Action: Complete the 2020 Census

Spending 10 minutes to complete a census form brings in thousands of dollars to Sandoval County! According to ICountNM, the website of the Statewide Complete Count Commission, for every New Mexican...

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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