Raton SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
10

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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
6,249
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
23.5%
Median Home
$80,400
Median Income
$27,902
Median Rent
$585

Rankings for Raton in New Mexico

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Map Of Raton, NM

Population over time in Raton

Year Population % Change
2017 6,249 -1.6%
2016 6,348 -2.2%
2015 6,493 -2.0%
2014 6,627 -1.7%
2013 6,741 -1.2%
2012 6,825 -1.4%
2011 6,925 -0.6%
2010 6,965 -

Crime in Raton Per 100k

Crime Raton NM USA
Violent Crime 133.7 783.5 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.1 5.3
Robbery 16.7 178.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 117.0 537.8 248.9
Property Crime 3911.1 3941.7 2362.0
Burglary 1387.3 858.1 430.4
Larceny 2139.4 2519.9 1694.0
Car Theft 384.4 563.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Raton

White
39.5% (2,467)
African American
0.1% (6)
American Indian
1.2% (72)
Asian
0.2% (10)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (46)
Hispanic
58.4% (3,648)
Race Raton NM USA
White 39.5% 38.2% 61.5%
African American 0.1% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 58.4% 48.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Raton, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
16.5% (103,108)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.6% (84,986)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.6% (97,484)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (69,363)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (95,609)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.8% (73,738)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (69,363)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.9% (18,122)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (13,122)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Raton NM USA
Less than $10,000 16.5% 9.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.6% 6.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.6% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.8% 17.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 11.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.9% 11.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Raton

Female
50.1% (3,128)
Male
49.9% (3,120)
Gender Raton NM USA
Female 50.1% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Raton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.1% (320)
9-12th Grade
8.9% (558)
High School / GED
42.7% (2,666)
Some College
21.8% (1,363)
Associate's Degree
9.9% (617)
Bachelor's Degree
6.2% (388)
Master's Degree
3.5% (220)
Professional Degree
0.5% (33)
Doctorate Degree
1.3% (78)
Education Raton NM USA
< 9th Grade 5.1% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.9% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 42.7% 26.4% 27.3%
Some College 21.8% 23.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.9% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 6.2% 15.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.5% 8.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.5% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.3% 1.8% 1.4%

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