NM

National Population : 333,590,059
New Mexico State Population : 1,875,810

About Ruidoso Downs, NM

Ruidoso Downs, NM is located in Lincoln County in the state of New Mexico.

The total City Population for Ruidoso Downs is about 2,574 with about 262 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 3,132.

The Average Home Value is $153,600.00, which is roughly 18% higher than the Average Home Value of $126,359.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 19% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $25,531.00, which is roughly 27% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 56% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Ruidoso Downs is about 6.9%.

New Mexico is ranked #13 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 67.89 out of 100.

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Voting

Lincoln County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 53.99% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 67.36%
Democratic: 30.99%
Libertarian: 1.1%
Green: 0.32%
Other: 0.23%


Nearby Locations

Ruidoso, NM (2.96 mi.)
Alto, NM (5.48 mi.)
Mescalero, NM (7.41 mi.)
Glencoe, NM (8.22 mi.)
Lincoln, NM (12.37 mi.)
Nogal, NM (13.76 mi.)
San Patricio, NM (15.34 mi.)
Angus, NM (15.39 mi.)
Capitan, NM (15.39 mi.)
Hondo, NM (16.71 mi.)
Bent, NM (19.27 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 88346
Latitude : 33.358480
Longitude : -105.497538
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 6871 ft.
Area Code(s) : 575

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.48
Male Population Estimate : 48.12%
Female Population Estimate : 51.88%
Median Age : 37.7
Male Median Age : 37.0
Female Median Age : 39.0

White Population Estimate : 77.27%
Black Population Estimate : 1.05%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 48.44%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.32%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.29%
Indian Population Estimate : 5.68%
Other Population Estimate : 17.59%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Ruidoso Downs specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lincoln County: About 8 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2014)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Lincoln County: About 380 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lincoln County is about 53% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 24% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.