Rio Communities is a city in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States. Prior to its incorporation on May 16, 2013, it was a census-designated place (CDP). The CDP population was 4,723 as of the 2010 census.
Rio Communities is located at 34°38′31″N 106°43′37″W (34.641895, -106.727021).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.1 square miles (16 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,723 people, 1,996 households, and 1,318 families residing in the CDP. There were 2,221 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 83.4% White, 2.3% African American, 1.7% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 9.1% from other races, and 3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 46.2% of the population.
There were 1,996 households out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.9.