El Rito is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the El Rito Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rio Arriba County at latitude 36.3434 and longitude -106.1886. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,877 feet.
The formal boundaries for the El Rito Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local El Rito, NM area
Also See: El Rito, NM ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||792|
|Population in Familes||598|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||400 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||281 (70.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||59 (14.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||60 (15.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$98,611|
|Average Home Value||$132,500|
|Median Household Income||$32,033|
|Average Household Income||$45,637|
|Per Capita Income||$20,917|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.53%|
|Per Capita Income||2.72%|
The table below compares El Rito to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 178||60th|
|Population Density1||# 228||49th|
|Diversity Index2||# 47||90th|
|Median Household Income||# 325||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 187||58th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.