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Intel Community Celebration – Register Today!

INTEL Community Celebration. Guest Speaker: Erika Edgerly, Intel Corporation NM Government Affairs Manager. Hosted by: NAIOP-NM Chapter; Rio Rancho City of Vision; Rio Rancho Regional Chamber; Sandoval County: Sandoval Economic Alliance. Premier Sponsor: Brycon NAIOP...

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...

SpaRRk Academy Igniting Learning Anywhere

If remote learning has become your family's preferred method of education and you'd like to continue that success, the Rio Rancho Public Schools SpaRRk Academy may be the fit for you! Learn more and apply for the SpaRRk Academy at https://bit.ly/3tZa6UE

City of Rio Rancho Summer Activities

Looking for things to do this summer? Check out this link for a list of awesome activities happening in Rio Rancho: https://bit.ly/2QELG48

Upskill Sandoval – Take the path to high paying jobs

Upskill Sandoval – Take the path to high paying jobs

Interested in starting a new career but not sure where to start? Check out Upskill Sandoval: upskillsandoval.com IT/Technical, healthcare, plumbing, electrical, welding and more! All available to you at little or no cost!  

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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 -...

Rio Rancho Oktoberfest – 40 days to celebrate local business


New Mexico, Rio Rancho and Sandoval County Are Great for Businesses

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....

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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