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What are the NAIOP New Mexico Chapter Awards and why is it such a big milestone for the city of Rio Rancho to have been Awarded 'the Vision Award'? NAIOP is an international organization that is recognized for being the Commercial Real Estate Development Association...
The purpose of this amended Public Health Emergency Order is to amend restrictions on mass gatherings and business operations, which were implemented in response to the spread of the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). While vaccines are the most effective...
Do you know of our Sky Room Amphitheater structure at Campus Park? Its a phenomenal architectural structure that has just been recognized by the AIA Albuquerque! Sky Room Amphitheater received 'the Honor Award' which is the highest level of recognition from the...
Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting – UNM Health Sciences Center of Excellence for Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Amazing news for Rio Rancho! We would like to congratulate UNM Health Sciences for their Grand Opening Ribbon cutting of their new Center of Excellence for Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation location here in Rio Rancho! This brings a lot of excitement here for the...
New Mexico Wins Again! State Wins Deal of the Year Award for 2nd Straight Year SANTA FE, N.M. – For the second year in a row, New Mexico has garnered national attention for one of the nation’s most impactful economic development deals. Intel’s $3.5 billion...
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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!
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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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