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Raton,NM index of house prices

Total population: 6,326 (All urban)

Houses: 3,738 (2,874 occupied: 1,804 owner occupied, 1,071 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

33%

Housing density: 509 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $81,496.

Median contract rent in 2016: $308 (lower quartile is $220, upper quartile is $385)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $437


Median gross rent in Raton, NM in 2016: $395

Housing units in Raton with a mortgage: 649 (31 second mortgage, 25 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,179

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $51,858

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,453

Median monthly housing costs: $518


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Raton, New Mexico Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $83,646 (it was $65,300 in 2000)
Raton:

$83,646
New Mexico:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,853 - $151,783
Median year house/condo built: 1962

Median year apartment built: 1969

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,342
  • In family households: 4,519 (640 male householders, 755 female householders)
    917 spouses, 1,584 children (1,433 natural, 80 adopted, 72 stepchildren), 131 grandchildren, 116 brothers or sisters, 76 parents, 232 other relatives, 71 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,708 (792 male householders (728 living alone)), 708 female householders (563 living alone)), 200 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 139

Size of family households: 640 2-persons, 422 3-persons, 116 4-persons, 108 5-persons, 103 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,288 1-person, 200 2-persons.

564 married couples with children.
465 single-parent households (176 men, 289 women).

80.3% of residents of Raton speak English at home.
19.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (30% speak English very well, 70% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 197 (3.1%)
(30.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Raton, New Mexico:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 701 bedroom
  • 4912 bedrooms
  • 9083 bedrooms
  • 2524 bedrooms
  • 735+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Raton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Raton, New Mexico:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1951 bedroom
  • 4252 bedrooms
  • 3653 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Raton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Raton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 78no vehicle
  • 5991 vehicle
  • 5942 vehicles
  • 3173 vehicles
  • 1314 vehicles
  • 825+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Raton population

Cars and other vehicles available in Raton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 320no vehicle
  • 4131 vehicle
  • 2502 vehicles
  • 643 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Raton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Raton, New Mexico:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 503 rooms
  • 2084 rooms
  • 5155 rooms
  • 3906 rooms
  • 2787 rooms
  • 1658 rooms
  • 1969+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Raton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Raton, New Mexico:

  • 01 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 1723 rooms
  • 3984 rooms
  • 2695 rooms
  • 1136 rooms
  • 817 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 179+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Raton population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Raton, NM household income distribution

  • Raton, NM household income distribution
  • 436Less than $10,000
  • 448$10,000 to $14,999
  • 152$15,000 to $19,999
  • 200$20,000 to $24,999
  • 162$25,000 to $29,999
  • 109$30,000 to $34,999
  • 190$35,000 to $39,999
  • 120$40,000 to $44,999
  • 150$45,000 to $49,999
  • 150$50,000 to $59,999
  • 200$60,000 to $74,999
  • 351$75,000 to $99,999
  • 64$100,000 to $124,999
  • 40$125,000 to $149,999
  • 51$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Raton, NM

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Raton, NM
  • 65Less than $10,000
  • 37$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 32$20,000 to $24,999
  • 38$25,000 to $29,999
  • 35$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 116$40,000 to $49,999
  • 226$50,000 to $59,999
  • 123$60,000 to $69,999
  • 97$70,000 to $79,999
  • 89$80,000 to $89,999
  • 95$90,000 to $99,999
  • 180$100,000 to $124,999
  • 105$125,000 to $149,999
  • 119$150,000 to $174,999
  • 109$175,000 to $199,999
  • 85$200,000 to $249,999
  • 57$250,000 to $299,999
  • 21$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7$400,000 to $499,999
  • 34$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Raton, NM

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Raton, NM
  • 27Less than $100
  • 39$100 to $149
  • 85$150 to $199
  • 57$200 to $249
  • 11$250 to $299
  • 44$300 to $349
  • 77$350 to $399
  • 147$400 to $449
  • 45$450 to $499
  • 160$500 to $549
  • 55$550 to $599
  • 29$600 to $649
  • 9$650 to $699
  • 29$700 to $749
  • 4$800 to $899
  • 8$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,250 to $1,499
  • 163No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 472010 or later
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 431990 to 1999
  • 331980 to 1989
  • 191970 to 1979
  • 70Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Raton population
Raton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 209
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,013
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 427
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 77
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 46
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 43
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 79
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 64
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 27
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 91
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 24
  • 90 or more minutes: 27
Raton, NM Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.6%
Number of people working at home: 37 (1.7% of all workers)

Raton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,708 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 546 (23%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (1%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 61 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 37 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 244
 Italian: 198
 English: 129
 German: 107
 Irish: 78
 Lebanese: 41
 Scotch-Irish: 39
 Welsh: 12
 Swedish: 12
 Slavic: 11
 Danish: 9
 British: 9
 Northern European: 8
 Scottish: 8
 Greek: 7
 Polish: 6
 French Canadian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 67%Mexico
  • 12%Canada
  • 9%Philippines
  • 5%Germany
  • 3%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,998
  • Other state: 2,132
  • Northeast: 54
  • Midwest: 294
  • South: 559
  • West: 1,243

88% of Raton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in New Mexico.

Raton:

88.3%
State average:

85.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 39
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 56
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 65
  • 11th grade: 81
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 58
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,033
  • Less than 1 year of college: 114
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 267
  • Associate degree: 167
  • Bachelor's degree: 209
  • Master's degree: 61
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 19
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 32
  • 9th grade: 67
  • 10th grade: 42
  • 11th grade: 105
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 886
  • Less than 1 year of college: 252
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 363
  • Associate degree: 292
  • Bachelor's degree: 184
  • Master's degree: 64
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 24

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 27.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 53.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 17.1%Males
  • 2.8%Females
Raton marital status for males
Raton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,477
  • One, attached: 94
  • Two: 88
  • 3 or 4: 130
  • 5 to 9: 144
  • Mobile homes: 796

Median worth of mobile homes: $84,802

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Raton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Raton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (78.9%)
  • Electricity (11.5%)
  • Wood (6.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (57.1%)
  • Electricity (20.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.6%)
  • Wood (9.0%)
  • Other fuel (2.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 50
Here:

8.0%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New Mexico:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

7.3%
New Mexico:

11.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)