Raton, New Mexico

Population 6,825

Raton is located in Colfax County, NM. The population is 6,825, making Raton the largest city in Colfax County.

There are 3 public schools in Raton with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Raton is low , and there are 32 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Raton is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Raton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Raton include Starkville, Jansen and Trinidad.

Raton Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.5%

Crime Rate

32.14% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 384
  • Violent Crimes: 134
  • Robbery: 17
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

55.39% Higher than national avg.
  • 32 offenders in Raton
  • 46.89 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

49 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 45


Very High 5.1%
  • New Mexico unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Raton, NM and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Raton's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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32 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Raton, NM

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$135,000 compared to April 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $521
  • 1 Bedroom: $524
  • 2 Bedrooms: $697
  • 3 Bedrooms: $874
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,010

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Environmental Hazards

49 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (852/895)
    Raton, NM has 95.2% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Raton, NM is a red zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.34 Average
    Raton, NM is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.72°
  • February 33.43°
  • March 43.25°
  • April 50.38°
  • May 58.9°
  • June 69.91°
  • July 74.38°
  • August 72.12°
  • September 63.8°
  • October 52.03°
  • November 41.48°
  • December 31.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Raton, NM

Raton, NM has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Raton, NM has no risk of hurricanes.
Raton, NM has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Raton, NM has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Raton, NM: $29,600


Unemployment in Raton is 5.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.46%
White Collar - 52.54%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Susana Martinez
  • Sen. Martin Heinrich
  • Sen. Tom Udall

City Representatives

  • Ben R. Lujan

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

10 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

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