Rio Rancho also called “The City of Vision” is New Mexico’s third largest city and has reached its 30th year anniversary in 2011. There are over 100 square miles in the city of Rio Rancho and the population of New Mexico’s fastest growing city is up 69% from 51,765 in 2000 to 87,521 residents in 2010 according to the U.S. Census Bureau 2010.
There are opportunities for high tech employment and higher education within the city of Rio Rancho. The University of New Mexico west campus and the Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) are located in Rio Rancho’s City Center. Intel Corporation is the city’s largest employer, but the city has also made major accomplishments including the building of a sports complex, new aquatic center, public library and the multi-purpose Santa Ana Center which hosts world-class entertainment it is also home to one of the many Intel sites, Hewlett Packard and more recently in 2011 it now has its first hospital, Presbyterian Rio Rancho Medical Center. In 2008 “Fortune Small Business” named Rio Rancho in its “100 Best Places to Live and Launch”.
Rio Rancho Real Estate is made up of several communities and subdivisions that fit most lifestyles. Rio Rancho Real Estate offers many opportunities with its attractively priced homes and diverse real estate options. For homebuyers seeking parks, walking trails and other amenities there are covenant protected subdivisions such as Cabezon, Enchanted Hills and Loma Colorado that meet those home search criteria. There are also Golf Course communities including High Resort, Panorama Heights, Greystone Ridge, Greystone Point and Chamisa Hills where the golf enthusiast can enjoy golfing and club house memberships. There is a diverse spectrum of single family, town homes and lot sizes available in Rio Rancho. Lots in subdivisions range from just under a quarter acre to 1 acre lots and price ranges from affordable, upscale Rio Rancho Homes and Rio Rancho Luxury Homes. One of the newest luxury home developments is beautiful Mariposa a master planned community designed by the same developers of Albuquerque’s High Desert. Rio Rancho borders the Santa Ana Pueblo, the Town of Bernalillo, the Village of Corrales and Albuquerque and is conveniently located near HWY 550 and Interstate I-25 which makes it attractive for individuals who travel to and from Santa Fe and Los Alamos.
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