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Demographics

People

Total Population2,629
Male Share of the Population43%
Female Share of the Population57%
Senior Citizens16.6%
Employed Population 16+836
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married37%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.9%
Median Earnings25+$17,320
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,021
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,840

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,636
% Above Poverty Level67.8%
% Below Poverty Level32.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.9%
Median Gross Rent$539
Median House Value$115,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)60.5%
German18.1%
Scottish2.8%
Polish2.8%
English2.8%
Irish2.4%
Swedish2.3%
Norwegian1.1%
Italian1.1%
Welsh0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Dutch0.6%
French Except Basque0.4%
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Ruidoso Downs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lincoln County
Standard Zip Codes88346
Phone Area Codes575
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude33.33
Approximate Longitude-105.6

Ruidoso Downs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationRUIDOSO
Distance4.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 50 F
Apr Temp30 to 65 F
Jul Temp49 to 80 F
Oct Temp33 to 67 F
Annual Precip22.7 inches
StationCARRIZOZO 1 SW
Distance27.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 52 F
Apr Temp37 to 73 F
Jul Temp59 to 91 F
Oct Temp39 to 73 F
Annual Precip13.5 inches
StationCLOUDCROFT
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 41 F
Apr Temp28 to 57 F
Jul Temp46 to 71 F
Oct Temp31 to 59 F
Annual Precip28.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Capitan1,548$36,413
Ruidoso7,833$47,612
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