Homes for Sale in Rio Rico, AZ

Located less than an hour south of Tucson and only ten miles from the US border is the town of Rio Rico, or “Rich River.” This community is nestled in the foothills of the Santa Rita Mountains and San Cayetano Mountains, near the Santa Cruz River. Here you’ll find commercial and industrial centers along with a variety of residential options.

 

Recreation may include hiking in the Coronado National Forest, along the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail or participating in a birding tour to experience some of the area’s rich biodiversity. Homes here are known for their large lots, offering plenty of space for outdoor living and enjoying the year-round mild weather.

 

Rio Rico pays homage to the area’s rich past — ghost towns, missions, and ranches — while welcoming new neighbors. Rio Rico is the most affordable real estate market in Arizona serving as an ideal community for nearby Nogales. If you’re looking for an affordable home in the area, you’ll find some of the best starter properties in the many neighborhoods of Rio Rico. The communities in the area also serve as excellent housing for the many business and industrial centers. 

Market Overview

Neighborhood Stats

Average Sale Price

$175,074

Median Listing Price

$182,700

Median Price Per Square Feet

$109

Ownership

78%

Bedrooms

3 - 5

Home Size

1,004 -3,347 sqft

What's To Love

Rio Rico is the most affordable real estate market in Arizona serving as an ideal bedroom community for nearby Nogales.

Find Your Home

Latest homes for sale in Rio Rico

50
Active Contingent

$1,750,000

108 Doc Hudson Court

Rio Rico, AZ, 85648
Beds3Baths4SqFt3,723MLS#22404314
49
Active

$1,000,000

298 Camino Josefina

Rio Rico, AZ, 85648
Beds4Baths3SqFt2,805MLS#22413666
39
Active

$925,000

29 Avenida Las Naciones

Rio Rico, AZ, 85648
Beds3Baths3SqFt3,202MLS#22413737
40
Active

$899,000

51 Doc Hudson Court

Rio Rico, AZ, 85648
Beds3Baths2SqFt2,041MLS#22324836
40
Active

$699,900

866 Via Mandan

Rio Rico, AZ, 85648
Beds3Baths3SqFt2,979MLS#22415217
44
Active

$650,000

1252 Avenida Gloriosa

Rio Rico, AZ, 85648
Beds3Baths4SqFt2,974MLS#22402487

Multi-family homes for sale in Rio Rico

1
Pending

$350,000

582 Peck Canyon Drive

Rio Rico, AZ, 85648
SqFt1,966MLS#22405209
Robling
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Meet the locals

Who Lives in Rio Rico?

Population

19,152

Median Age

31

Median Household Income

$59,407

Households

5,741

Kids

33%

Seniors

8%

Entertainment

Things to do in Rio Rico

Peña Blanca Lake

49-acre nature preserve located in the Peña Blanca Canyon area filled with refreshing blue waters and relaxing landscape views.

Nickel's Diner

Iconic eatery serving classic American dishes and comfort meals.

Rio Rico History Museum

Local museum with various displays and exhibits showcasing the rich cluture and history of the city.

Garrett's IGA Supermarket

Convenient shopping destination for your day to day needs.

Education

Schools in Rio Rico

School NameGradesAdmission
Mountain View Elementary SchoolKindergarten - 6Public
San Cayetano Elementary SchoolKindergarten - 6Public
Calabasas SchoolPrekindergarten - 8Public
Coatimundi Middle School6 - 8Public
Rio Rico High School8 - 12Public
On the map

Rio Rico Map

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