Rio Arriba County , New Mexico

Rio Arriba County: County in New Mexico, United States

Rio Arriba County locator map
Location of Rio Arriba County on New Mexico map.

About

Rio Arriba County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 40,246 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 38,521 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tierra Amarilla. The county was created 169 years ago in 1851.

Rio Arriba CCH image
Rio Arriba CCH
Rio Arriba CCH image

Geography

Rio Arriba County is located at 36°30'34"N 106°41'35"W (36.5095700, -106.6931100). It has 7 neighbors: Archuleta County, Conejos County, Los Alamos County, Mora County, Sandoval County, Santa Fe County and Taos County.

Rio Arriba County map

The largest city of Rio Arriba County is Española with a population of 9,981. Other cities include, Chimayo population 3,177 and Dixon population 926. See all Rio Arriba County cities & populated places.

Rio Arriba County Quick Facts

Population : 38,521 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
Twitter username : arribario
Area : 15171 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : Rio Grande
Altitude : 7,208 feet / 2197 meters
Capital : Tierra Amarilla
Establishment : January 01, 1852
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 14:55:43 (24th October 2021)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.48% (2010-2020)

Rio Arriba County has 7 neighbours.

  • Tierra Amarilla

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rio Arriba County decreased by 4.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 40,246 - census
2011 40,244 -0% estimation process
2012 40,195 -0.12% estimation process
2013 40,064 -0.33% estimation process
2014 39,736 -0.83% estimation process
2015 39,370 -0.93% estimation process
2016 39,245 -0.32% estimation process
2017 39,235 -0.03% estimation process
2018 39,023 -0.54% estimation process
2019 38,921 -0.26% estimation process
2020 38,521 -1.04% estimation process

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People born in Rio Arriba County (2)

People born in Rio Arriba County, including serial killer Felipe Espinosa, musician Raul Midón, you can see a list of people who born in Rio Arriba County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Rio Arriba County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rio Arriba County.

City Name Population Title
Española 9,981 City primarily in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, in the United States
Chimayo 3,177 City in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States of America
Dulce 2,743 Census-designated place (CDP) in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States
Santa Clara 1,761 Village in Grant County, New Mexico, United States
Chama 976 Village in New Mexico
Dixon 926 Unincorporated community in New Mexico

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