Raton, New Mexico 

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Population

5,923

-10.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$33,697

Median Home Price

$102,800

Median Age

46.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 5.8

summer / winter

United States / New Mexico / No Metro Area / Colfax County / Raton / Zip Codes
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September, August and June are the most pleasant months in Raton, while December and January are the least comfortable months.


Raton, NM Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
County: Colfax County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Raton
Zip Codes: 87740


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Raton is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Raton jobs have decreased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Raton's cost of living is 27.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Raton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Colfax county remained strongly Republican, 54.4% to 43.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Raton's population is 5,923 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 10.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 13.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Raton is Real Estate: $102,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%.

SCHOOLS
Raton public schools spend $10,348 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.1 students per teacher in Raton. More Education



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Housing Market in Raton

It's a good time to buy in Raton. Home Appreciation is up 8.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Raton is $102,800.

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Reviews for Raton   4 Reviews
Best Kept Secret in New Mexico - 7/8/2018
Despite the unfortunate experience of one family that wrote three different reviews, Raton if the smart choice for both affordability and the relaxed lifestyle of a... Read More

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A lot of fighting in the lower grades - 5/30/2009
Wow when I moved here I thought what a beautiful place to live, until I heard the second and third graders swearing at each other at the bus stop and broke up three... Read More

Do you like teacher's wearing flip flops at school - 5/30/2009
Well Raton does. The teacher's do not have a dress code. Yet the students are not allowed to wear headband's in the middle school or hoodies. I guess some students were... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN RATON, NEW MEXICO
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