Rio Rancho, New Mexico - Facts & Figures
Since the 1990s, Rio Rancho has taken steps to become more independent from neighboring Albuquerque, including the establishment of separate school and library systems and attempts to attract businesses to the area. The city's latest project is the Downtown City Centre development that includes a new city hall building, a new University of New Mexico West and Central New Mexico Community College campus, as well as the Santa Ana Star Center. The arena opened in October 2006. City Hall opened in September 2007.
- Population: 96,028
- Industries: Health care & Social Assistance, Retail Trade, Educational Services
- Area Codes: 505
- ZIP Codes: 87124, 87144, 87174
- Surrounding Cities: Corrales, NM , North Valley, NM , Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM , Bernalillo, NM