Socorro, New Mexico

Population 9,020

Socorro is located in Socorro County, NM. The population is 9,020, making Socorro the largest city in Socorro County.

There are 5 public schools in Socorro with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Socorro is very low , and there are 14 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Socorro is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Socorro property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Socorro include Escondida, Luis Lopez and Lemitar.

Socorro Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 21.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.4%

Crime Rate

26% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 115
  • Violent Crimes: 344
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 344
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

12.82% Lower than national avg.
  • 14 offenders in Socorro
  • 15.52 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

58 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 5
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 10
  • Tanks & Spills: 42


Very High 7.7%
  • New Mexico unemployment average: 8.2%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Socorro, NM and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Socorro's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

14 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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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$109,000 compared to February 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Socorro, NM issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Socorro, NM issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $573
  • 1 Bedroom: $615
  • 2 Bedrooms: $714
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,025
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,254

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Environmental Hazards

58 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1268/1392)
    Socorro, NM has 91.09% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Socorro, NM is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.11 Average
    Socorro, NM is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.2°
  • February 22.77°
  • March 35.2°
  • April 40°
  • May 46.33°
  • June 59.7°
  • July 79.96°
  • August 57.4°
  • September 51.43°
  • October 43.4°
  • November 32.83°
  • December 25.83°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Socorro, NM

Socorro, NM has a high risk of earthquakes.
Socorro, NM has no risk of hurricanes.
Socorro, NM has a very low risk of hail storms.
Socorro, NM has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Socorro, NM: $33,214


Unemployment in Socorro is 7.7%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 8.2% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.85%
White Collar - 61.15%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Steve Pearce

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

2 Cemeteries view all

8 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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