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El Rito, NM

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El Rito Profile


Overview

El Rito is a tiny town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 749 people and just one neighborhood, El Rito is the 124th largest community in New Mexico.

Occupations and Workforce

El Rito is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, El Rito is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in El Rito who work in maintenance occupations (67.76%), healthcare (32.24%), and office and administrative support (0.00%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, El Rito’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, El Rito has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes El Rito a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the benefits of El Rito is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.34 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Being a small town, El Rito does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

El Rito Demographics

El Rito ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 4.04% of people over 25 have a college degree.

The per capita income in El Rito in 2018 was $7,930, which is low income relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $31,720 for a family of four. El Rito also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 52.05% of its population below the federal poverty line.

El Rito is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call El Rito home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in El Rito, accounting for 96.92% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of El Rito residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in El Rito include Scots-Irish, German, Czech, Yugoslavian, and Other West Indian.

El Rito also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.34%.

The most common language spoken in El Rito is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NM* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Chama Elementary School
182 North Pine Ave
Chama, NM 87520
PK-05
Chama Middle School
181 North Pine Ave
Chama, NM 87520
06-08
Escalante Middle/high School
Stateroute 531 1158
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575
07-12
Tierra Amarilla Elementary School
Hwy 513
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575
PK-06
Elementary School Rito
10 Elementary Rd
El Rito, NM 87530
PK-03
Mesa Vista High School
Hwy 285 Junction 111
Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
09-12
Ojo Caliente Elementary School
Hwy 285 Junction 111
Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
04-06
Mesa Vista Middle School
Hwy 285 Junction 111
Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
07-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

ESPANOLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 74.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 73.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 1.7%

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District Quality Compared to New Mexico

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 74.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 73.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 1.7%

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