Ruidoso Downs, NM Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 916 housing units in Ruidoso Downs. This represents a 47.3% growth from 622 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 823 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 93 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ruidoso Downs is about 70.3%. Ruidoso Downs's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 26.2%. Average household size is 2.67 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ruidoso Downs were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom12.80%
Two Bedrooms37.20%
Three Bedrooms41.80%
Four Bedrooms5.80%
Five Bedrooms or more0.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.73
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$75,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$55,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$388

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.80%
Home Equity Loan0.90%
Simple Mortgage52.60%
Debt Free42.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.8%