The city of Ruidoso Downs is located in the county of Lincoln. It covers a total area of 5.4 sq. km. The local people are involved in businesses related to supplies of art materials, artist materials, building materials, landscaping equipments, contributing to the economy in a positive way. Educated and trained workforce is engaged to service-oriented jobs related to truck repairing, road side, childcare and auto repair, contributing to the local economy in a positive way.