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Ruidoso is a village in Lincoln County.
The community was named for the Rio Ruidoso, the "noisy river."
The latitude of Ruidoso is 33.331N. The longitude is -105.672W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,729 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,270.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ruidoso demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lincoln County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 88345 ZIP code.
15% of Ruidoso residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ruidoso ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ruidoso was $22,721, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Ruidoso residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ruidoso, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $403. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $823.
Newspapers in Ruidoso include Ruidoso News
Lincoln County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ruidoso political report.
The average commute time for Ruidoso workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Ruidoso include Apache Village Cabins, Apple Tree Inn & Retreat Center, Best Western Pine Springs Inn, Big Pine Lodge, Comfort Inn, Hawthorn Suites Resort, Holiday Inn Express, Pinon Park Resort, Quality Inn Ruidoso, Sitzmark Chalet ... More hotels.
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