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87740 Zip Code (Raton, NM) Detailed Profile




Cities: Raton, NM (0.66%), Maxwell, NM (0.00%)
County: Colfax County, NM
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 7,083
Zip code population in 2010: 8,068
Zip code population in 2000: 8,419

Houses and condos: 4,332
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,073
% of renters here:

30%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 87740: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 1206.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 6 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 87740
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.6% ($559)
New Mexico:

0.8% ($1,403)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $633 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $470 (0.5%)

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Males: 3,560  (50.3%)
Females: 3,522  (49.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 87740:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 87740:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

Zip code 87740 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Races in zip code 87740 (2019)
    • 4,29853.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,57044.2%White
    • 871.1%Two or more races
    • 630.8%American Indian
    • 210.3%Black
    • 220.3%Asian
    • 70.09%Some other race
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Urban population: 5,787
Rural population: 1,295

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $96,974
87740:

$96,974
New Mexico:

$180,900



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in 87740 zip code as of July 01, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 87740 is 353 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.6 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.9 people
New Mexico:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 87740, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $38,396 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,396
State:

$50,343

Salary/wage: $32,175 (reported on 80.4% of returns)
Here:

$32,175
State:

$41,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.3% for AGIs below $25k, 71.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 39.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,469 (reported on 24.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,469
New Mexico:

$1,677
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,471 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,471
State:

$6,939
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,615 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$7,615
State:

+$14,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,260 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$10,260
State:

+$11,059
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,603 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
87740:

$10,603
New Mexico:

$15,706
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,676 (21% of AGI, reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$18,676
State:

$21,709

Here:

21.1% of AGI
State:

19.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,748 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,748
State:

$4,195
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,815 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
87740:

$4,815
State:

$6,176
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,207 (reported on 26.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,207
State:

$2,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 44.6%
Here:

45%
State:

50%
(% for various income ranges: 39.2% for AGIs below $25k, 43.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 87740, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,542 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,542
State:

$39,572

Salary/wage: $26,319 (reported on 82.6% of returns)
Here:

$26,319
State:

$34,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 142.7% for AGIs below $10k, 76.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,058 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,058
New Mexico:

$1,873
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,254 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,254
State:

$3,554
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,308 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,308
State:

+$10,425
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,088 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

+$7,088
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,570 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
87740:

$3,570
New Mexico:

$2,940
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,092 (24% of AGI, reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$16,092
State:

$18,103

Here:

23.5% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,978 (4% of AGI, reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,978
State:

$3,246

Here:

4.0% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,883 (reported on 65.1% of returns)
87740:

$3,883
State:

$6,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,790 (reported on 24.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,790
State:

$1,796

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.8%
Here:

63%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 56.4% for AGIs below $10k, 65.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$34,739
New Mexico:

$51,945
Raton, NM (87740) map Nearest zip codes: 87728, 81081, 87747, 88414, 81082, 88422.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

32.5%
New Mexico:

43.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.0%
New Mexico:

41.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 765
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,781


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 21 (19 now married, 1 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,103 (447 now married, 657 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 87740 with a mortgage: 1,036 (52 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,498

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $978
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $325

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

18.8%
Whole state:

18.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

12.8%
Whole state:

10.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 87740: Mesa Windmill (A), Moore Windmill (B), Parsons Ranch (C), Reville Windmill (D), Roundtree Ranch (E), T O Ranch (F), Dona Ana Plaza South (G), Archuleta Windmill (H), Turner (I), Trujillo (J), Wheeler (K), Blossburg (L), Torres (M), Trujillo (N), Romero (O), Roundtree (P), Popejoy (Q), Romero (R), T-O Ranch (S), Denton (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 87740 include: Second Presbyterian Church (A), Palo Blanco Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Seventh Day Adventist (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Fairmont Cemetery (1), Herrera Cemetery (2), Wilson Cemetery (3), Mountainview Cemetery (4), Saint Johns Methodist Church Cemetery (5), Catskill Cemetery (6), Mount Calvary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Barela Lake (A), Rockwell Lake (B), Gringo Lake (C), Widow Lake (D), Farr Vega Lake (E), King Lake (F), Cassan Lake (G), Capulin Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Patton Creek (A), Eagle Tail Creek (B), Segerstrom Creek (C), Chicorica Creek (D), Coal Canyon (E), Alamo Creek (F), Archuleta Arroyo (G), Black Mesa Arroyo (H), Blosser Arroyo (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 87740 include: Sugarite Canyon State Park (1), Legion Park (2), La Mesa Park (3), Climax Canyon Park (4), Raton Historical Marker (5), Raton Pass Historical Marker (6), Rocky Mountains Historical Marker (7), Clifton House Site Historical Marker (8), Romero Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 412014 or later
  • 182010 to 2013
  • 1872000 to 2009
  • 4731990 to 1999
  • 4371980 to 1989
  • 6541970 to 1979
  • 2471960 to 1969
  • 7281950 to 1959
  • 3661940 to 1949
  • 1,1151939 or earlier

Zip code 87740 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Raton, NM (87740)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Raton, NM (87740)
  • 27no bedroom
  • 1001 bedroom
  • 5532 bedrooms
  • 1,3563 bedrooms
  • 4174 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Raton, NM (87740)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Raton, NM (87740)
  • 64no bedroom
  • 2821 bedroom
  • 2992 bedrooms
  • 3113 bedrooms
  • 1164 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Raton, NM (87740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Raton, NM (87740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 107no vehicle
  • 7501 vehicle
  • 9302 vehicles
  • 4713 vehicles
  • 844 vehicles
  • 1785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Raton, NM (87740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Raton, NM (87740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 241no vehicle
  • 5431 vehicle
  • 1752 vehicles
  • 1143 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 87740 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 87740 household income distribution in 2019
  • 336Less than $10,000
  • 276$10,000 to $14,999
  • 437$15,000 to $19,999
  • 270$20,000 to $24,999
  • 184$25,000 to $29,999
  • 268$30,000 to $34,999
  • 177$35,000 to $39,999
  • 159$40,000 to $44,999
  • 138$45,000 to $49,999
  • 256$50,000 to $59,999
  • 199$60,000 to $74,999
  • 257$75,000 to $99,999
  • 336$100,000 to $124,999
  • 84$125,000 to $149,999
  • 61$150,000 to $199,999
  • 32$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 87740

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 87740
  • 80Less than $10,000
  • 28$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 43$20,000 to $24,999
  • 95$30,000 to $34,999
  • 47$35,000 to $39,999
  • 133$40,000 to $49,999
  • 191$50,000 to $59,999
  • 169$60,000 to $69,999
  • 106$70,000 to $79,999
  • 234$80,000 to $89,999
  • 66$90,000 to $99,999
  • 171$100,000 to $124,999
  • 83$125,000 to $149,999
  • 135$150,000 to $174,999
  • 161$175,000 to $199,999
  • 265$200,000 to $249,999
  • 73$250,000 to $299,999
  • 96$300,000 to $399,999
  • 22$400,000 to $499,999
  • 39$750,000 to $999,999
  • 38$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 87740

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 87740
  • 33Less than $100
  • 52$100 to $149
  • 73$150 to $199
  • 24$200 to $249
  • 30$300 to $349
  • 62$350 to $399
  • 63$400 to $449
  • 72$450 to $499
  • 129$500 to $549
  • 111$550 to $599
  • 40$600 to $649
  • 10$650 to $699
  • 58$700 to $749
  • 25$900 to $999
  • 20$1,000 to $1,249
  • 26$1,250 to $1,499
  • 168No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $747.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $108,972.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $115,865
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $82,280
  • Some other race householders: $113,206
  • Two or more races householders: $92,496
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $87,038

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,974
87740:

$96,974
New Mexico:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,563 - $193,648

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $135,616
Here:

$135,616
State:

$289,733

Townhouses or other attached units: $480,067
Here:

$480,067
State:

$243,400

Mobile homes: $894,037
Here:

$894,037
State:

$171,050
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 87740
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,219
  • One, attached: 72
  • Two: 70
  • 3 or 4: 125
  • 5 to 9: 109
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • Mobile homes: 656

Unemployment: 3.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87740

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87740
  • 79.5%2,307Drove a car alone
  • 13.6%396Carpooled
  • 1.9%55Walked
  • 0.2%6Other means
  • 4.4%129Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87740

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87740
  • 426Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,1705 to 9 minutes
  • 44910 to 14 minutes
  • 22815 to 19 minutes
  • 6520 to 24 minutes
  • 4925 to 29 minutes
  • 10730 to 34 minutes
  • 11035 to 39 minutes
  • 4040 to 44 minutes
  • 2745 to 59 minutes
  • 1160 to 89 minutes
  • 8290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,083
  • Male householders: 1,792 (742 living alone), Female householders: 1,796 (717 living alone)
  • 1,226 spouses (1,226 opposite-sex spouses), 323 unmarried partners, (323 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,387 children (1,332 natural, 37 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 216 grandchildren, 49 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 0 foster children, 91 other relatives, 88 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 122 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,049 2-persons, 486 3-persons, 227 4-persons, 125 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,458 1-person, 204 2-persons

595 married couples with children.
539 single-parent households (197 men, 342 women).

82.0% of residents of 87740 zip code speak English at home.
19.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% very well, 12% well, 1% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% very well, 36% well).

Foreign born population: 94 (1.3%)
(30.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

9.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 59%Honduras
  • 9%Romania
  • 8%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 87740
  • 9%Italian
  • 7%European
  • 4%English
  • 4%American
  • 2%German
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 642010 or later
  • 202000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 30Before 1990

Zip code 87740 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • RATON POWER PLANT (940 S. 2ND ST in RATON, NM)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY, ICIS-06-2005-1913,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES; SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: CITY OF RATON, CITY OF RATON PUBLIC SERVICE, RATON PUBLIC SERVICE CO, RATON PUBLIC SERVICE CO. POWER PLANT, RATON PUBLIC SERVICE RATON POWER PLANT, RATON PUBLIC SERV RATON POWER PLANT GF
  • B.T.U. BLOCK & CONCRETE, INC. (115 CIMARRON AVE in RATON, NM)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1999-0375, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-06-2002-1733,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CONCRETE BLOCK AND BRICK; TRUCKING, EXCEPT LOCAL; BRICK, STONE, AND RELATED CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
  • ANCHO-GACHUPIN-BRACKETT MINE (AT YORK CANYON COMPLEX, in CALFAX COUNTY, NM)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
    Alternative names: THE PITTSBURG AND MIDWAY COAL
  • ARPA/RATON GENERATION PROJECT (1130 SANTA FE TRAIL in RATON, NM)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (New Mexico tracking) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Organizations: ARKANSAS RIVER POWER AUTHORITY (OWNS)
  • KEARNEY ELEMENTARY (800 SOUTH 3RD in RATON, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-09071065
    Organizations: RATON PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY (700 EAST 4TH in RATON, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-09071080
    Organizations: RATON PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • RATON HIGH (1535 TIGER CIRCLE in RATON, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-09071136
    Organizations: RATON PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • RATON MIDDLE SCHOOL (500 S 3RD STREET in RATON, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-09071135
    Organizations: RATON PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DURAN OIL CO (700 WOODROW AVE in RATON, NM)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1998-0617, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
  • KOLB OIL CO (SECOND (2ND) ST in RATON, NM)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1999-0339, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
  • ARF PRODUCTS INC (GARDNER RD in RATON, NM)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS; INSTRUMENTS FOR MEASURING AND TESTING OF ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRICAL SIGNALS
  • BURLINGTON NORTHERN & SANTA FE (201 S FIRST ST in RATON, NM)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TARGETED BROWNFIELDS ASSESSMENT (TBA)
    Alternative names: RATON - ATSF
  • DAVENPORT CLENRS (416 S 2ND in RATON, NM)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ARCANGELI EVERNITNANCY (CONTACT/OPERATOR)

Zip code 87740 marital status for males
Zip code 87740 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.7%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 11.5%Wood
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Solar energy

Population in 1990: 8,449.

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

  • This state: 4,382
  • Northeast: 137
  • Midwest: 372
  • South: 739
  • West: 1,353

60% of the 87740 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Mexico.

89% of the 87740 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Raton, NM (87740)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

1.2%
New Mexico:

7.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

0.8%
New Mexico:

6.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

22.5%
New Mexico:

11.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 76,105Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 69,473Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 61,822Business and financial operations occupations
  • 56,965Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 39,583Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 39,335Community and social service occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • STOLAR RESEARCH INC (848 CLAYTON RD in RATON, NM; small business) : $3,921,697 in 6 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Other Defense -- Advanced Development (R&D), Other Research and Development -- Engineering Development (R&D), Coal -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Other Defense -- Engineering Development (R&D) by Army, Mine Safety and Health Administration
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $25,000; 2003: $1,481,014; 2004: $1,288,662; 2005: $1,127,021; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,481,014 with Army for Other Defense -- Advanced Development (R&D). Signed on 2003-06-23. Completion date: 2004-09-22.
    $1,175,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-07-22. Completion date: 2005-07-21.
    $1,127,021 with Army for Other Research and Development -- Engineering Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-08-25. Completion date: 2007-02-24.
    $100,000 with Mine Safety and Health Administration for Coal -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-09-23. Effective on 2004-09-22. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • STOLAR RESEARCH CORPORATION (848 CLAYTON HWY in RATON, NM; small business) : $1,407,207 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $1,395,000 with Mine Safety and Health Administration for Services -- Engineering Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-10-08. Completion date: 2005-10-07.
    $12,207 with Air Force for Laboratory Equipment and Supplies. Taking place in MA. Signed on 2005-07-27. Completion date: 2005-08-29.
  • LACANT INC (101 CARD ST in RATON, NM; small business) : $20,594 in 7 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $13,367; 2004: $0; 2005: $7,227; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $10,086 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-01-27. Completion date: 2005-02-06.
    $7,392, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-14. Completion date: 2003-11-21.
    $3,696, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-09. Completion date: 2003-12-09.
    $3,326, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-24. Completion date: 2003-11-21.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 3 establishments, 1-4 employees: 6 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 5, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 7)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (50-99: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 66. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 119 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 87740 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.2%), and Structure Fires (22.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 87740
    • 67160.2%Outside Fires
    • 25222.6%Structure Fires
    • 11910.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 726.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 87740, New Mexico

Most common first names in zip code 87740 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7975.9 years
Mary7179.8 years
James4169.7 years
Joe4172.1 years
William3972.6 years
Jose3476.5 years
Frank3476.2 years
Margaret3481.1 years
Charles3073.4 years
Joseph2868.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 87740 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez6475.1 years
Trujillo6076.2 years
Romero3771.9 years
Gonzales3476.4 years
Sanchez3276.2 years
Garcia2774.4 years
Cordova2373.1 years
Smith2175.4 years
Ortiz2072.8 years
Montoya1969.5 years
Businesses in zip code 87740
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Microtel1
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike4
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1Quality1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block2Super 81
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS2
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