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RRPS & Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office Host a Wildfire Donation Drive Starting May 9

Dear RRPS Community, Rancho Public Schools has teamed up with the Sandoval County Sheriff's Office to collect donations to benefit community members impacted by the wildfires. Our Wildfire Donation Drive will start on Monday, May 9. Anyone wishing to make a donation...

Dale Dekker – The New World of Work

Rio Rancho Roundtable Join us in-person or on Zoom for this FREE event! For the 4th Year in a row, architect and business leader Dale Dekker is back to share his vision of the future and the NEW world of work! Thursday, April 7th 7:30am - 9:00am Rio Rancho High School...

Do you know the candidates for the upcoming election?

Do you know the candidates for the upcoming election? What about the topics and issues they stand on? If you don't we got you covered! The Rio Rancho Municipal elections are one of the most important elections that have an impact on you and your local community! Visit...

Rio Rancho Public Schools to Expand Career Technical Education with the Build-Out of a New Facility & New Programs

Late last year, the Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the purchase of a 74,000 Sq ft. facility to be used for expansion of our Career Technical Education (CTE) programs. Now, we are pleased to announce that the sale of the facility to...

Community Development and A Look Ahead to 2022

Featured speaker Matt Geisel updates the community with the goals of 2022 for the City of Rio Rancho. Read the full story here.

Rio Rancho’s State of the City – An Exclusive Report

Rio Rancho's State of the City with Mayor Gregg Hull November 4, 2021 7:30 AM at the Premiere Cinemas, Rio Rancho, NM Register Here
Rio Rancho Public Schools is looking for substitute teachers

Rio Rancho Public Schools is looking for substitute teachers

Rio Rancho Public Schools is looking for substitute teachers. If you or anyone you know would like to take on the job that will offer numerous benefits and will allow you to help the community please visit the link below! For more details or to apply to become a...

New Mexico indoor mask mandate lifted

SANTA FE – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday announced she has lifted the requirement for face coverings to be worn in most indoor spaces, effective immediately. The indoor mask mandate remains in effect for congregate settings, including hospitals,...

Help Rio Rancho Public Schools by taking this survey

Help Rio Rancho Public Schools by taking this survey that will help them determine their future plans and strategies with the schools. Survey link: https://bit.ly/3I5XLUN #riorancho #rioranchopublicschools #abq #newmexico #survey #students #studentfuture

Rio Rancho Real Estate Market Leading the Way

Rio Rancho Real Estate Market Leading the Way

According to the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors data both Rio Rancho and Albuquerque real estate markets are experiencing unprecedented growth during the 4th quarter. Rio Rancho sales price for a single- family home was $332,977 which was almost a 17%...

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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 -...

Haven House in Need this Holiday Season

Rio Rancho’s Haven House is in need of Christmas Gifts for its clients this holiday season. Donations of items such as pajamas, self-care items (hygiene kits), house shoes and journals/coloring...

How it started…⬅️ …➡️ …how it’s going!

Eleanor is a six year old pitbull mix longing for a family. Over the summer, she was brought into a veterinary office, so horrifically neglected that her ears had sealed shut from a terrible ear...

Sparklight investing millions into Rio Rancho Systems

Here's some exciting news for Rio Rancho! Internet provider Sparklight, formerly called Cable ONE, is investing millions into its Rio Rancho systems as it seeks to increase its broadband...

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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