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...
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...
Congratulations to Matt Geisel on becoming our new City Manager!
We all know that New Mexico, Rio Rancho and Sandoval County are great for businesses, but here's a story from KOB-TV proving that we're now a destination for more film industry-related businesses. Check out the KOB-TV...
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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We know Rio Rancho, and we want our community to be buzzing about the great things about our city.
What’s Our Mission?
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!
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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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