Rio Arriba County Information

Rio Arriba in New Mexico occupies 5,896 square miles and has a 2006 population of 40,949, a change from a 2000 population of 41,191 and 34,365 in 1990. 14.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11% percent is 25-35, and 13.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 12 acts of violent crime reported in Rio Arriba in 2004, a change from 45 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,064 people: 4.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6.1%.

Read more about Rio Arriba, New Mexico in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyRio Arriba 
StateNew Mexico 
Land Area5,896 sq. milesRanked 67 of 3,140
Population 200640,949Ranked 1,135 of 3,140
Population 200540,633 
Population 200041,191Ranked 1,074 of 3,140
Population 199034,365Ranked 1,158 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion82.8% 
African American.7% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American15.5% 
Pacific Islander.3% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.1% 
Population 5 to 1413.4% 
Population 15 to 2414.6% 
Population 25 to 3411% 
Population 35 to 4413.6% 
Population 45 to 5415.6% 
Population 55 to 6411.7% 
Population 65 to 746.9% 
Population 75 and up5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1245
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults9 
Total Property Crimes11131
Burglaries9 
Larceny Thefts2 
Motor Vehicle Thefts  
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population21,93419,217
Unemployed Population1,0641,167
Unemployment Rate4.9%6.1%

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