Living in Raton, NM

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

Raton SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Raton, NM Crime Report

174
Total Crimes
2,919.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
13.67%
Above National Average

Raton, NM Cost Of Living

82
Raton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Raton, New Mexico Info Snack

Raton (ra-TONE) is a city and the county seat of Colfax County in northeastern New Mexico. The city is located just south of Raton Pass.
Population
6,145
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
26.1%
Median Home
$85,000
Median Income
$28,608
Median Rent
$570

Raton, NM Photos

Rankings for Raton in New Mexico

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Map Of Raton, NM

Population over time in Raton

Year Population % Change
2017 6,145 -1.7%
2016 6,249 -1.6%
2015 6,348 -2.2%
2014 6,493 -2.0%
2013 6,627 -1.7%
2012 6,741 -1.2%
2011 6,825 -1.4%
2010 6,925 -0.6%
2009 6,965 -
Crime/100k Raton NM USA
Violent Crime 218.1 856.6 368.9
Murder 0.0 8.0 5.0
Robbery 83.9 135.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 100.7 648.9 246.8
Property Crime 2701.3 3419.7 2199.5
Burglary 989.9 767.8 376.0
Larceny 1476.5 2166.1 1594.6
Car Theft 234.9 485.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Raton

White
38.6% (2,375)
African American
0.0% (3)
American Indian
1.1% (69)
Asian
0.1% (9)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.4% (26)
Hispanic
59.6% (3,663)
Race Raton NM USA
White 38.6% 37.7% 61.1%
African American 0.0% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 8.8% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.4% 1.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 59.6% 48.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Raton, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
13.0% (80,001)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.2% (81,225)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.2% (111,634)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (75,307)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (86,123)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.8% (66,123)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (61,429)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.4% (39,388)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (9,591)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (3,673)
Income Raton NM USA
Less than $10,000 13.0% 9.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.2% 6.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.2% 12.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.8% 17.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 11.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.4% 11.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 3.7% 7.0%

Gender in Raton

Female
51.3% (3,154)
Male
48.7% (2,990)
Gender Raton NM USA
Female 51.3% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Raton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (184)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (430)
High School / GED
44.0% (2,703)
Some College
23.0% (1,413)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (614)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (430)
Master's Degree
4.0% (245)
Professional Degree
1.0% (61)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (61)
Education Raton NM USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 7.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 44.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 15.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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