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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 2017: 7,391
Zip code population in 2010: 8,068
Zip code population in 2000: 8,419

Houses and condos: 4,465
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,227
% of renters here:

35%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 87740: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: -829.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: -8.914 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 2017:
This zip code:

0.5% ($480)
New Mexico:

0.8% ($1,361)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $540 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $425 (0.5%)

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Males: 3,682  (49.8%)
Females: 3,709  (50.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 87740:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 87740:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 87740 (2017)
    • 4,29851.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,57042.4%White
    • 871.0%Two or more races
    • 630.7%American Indian
    • 220.3%Asian
    • 210.2%Black
    • 70.08%Some other race
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Urban population: 6,039
Rural population: 1,351

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $97,948
87740:

$97,948
New Mexico:

$171,300



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in 87740 zip code as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 87740 is 309 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

47.3 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
New Mexico:

2.7 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 2017:
This zip code:

$31,414
New Mexico:

$46,744
Raton, NM (87740) map Nearest zip codes: 87728, 81081, 87747, 88414, 81082, 88422.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

33.7%
New Mexico:

44.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.6%
New Mexico:

7.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 806
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,628


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 53 (7 now married, 44 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,363 (462 now married, 905 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 87740 with a mortgage: 810 (22 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,451

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $919
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $319

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

20.2%
Whole state:

19.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

14.2%
Whole state:

10.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3
  • 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)
  • 512014 or later
  • 42010 to 2013
  • 1852000 to 2009
  • 6471990 to 1999
  • 5571980 to 1989
  • 7511970 to 1979
  • 4221960 to 1969
  • 5611950 to 1959
  • 3021940 to 1949
  • 9351939 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)
  • 12no bedroom
  • 611 bedroom
  • 5882 bedrooms
  • 1,1393 bedrooms
  • 3704 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Raton, NM (87740)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Raton, NM (87740)
  • 33no bedroom
  • 2361 bedroom
  • 4102 bedrooms
  • 3943 bedrooms
  • 994 bedrooms
  • 515+ 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
  • 93no vehicle
  • 6561 vehicle
  • 8912 vehicles
  • 3383 vehicles
  • 1434 vehicles
  • 1245+ 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
  • 271no vehicle
  • 5641 vehicle
  • 2762 vehicles
  • 833 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 87740 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 87740 household income distribution in 2017
  • 499Less than $10,000
  • 406$10,000 to $14,999
  • 206$15,000 to $19,999
  • 349$20,000 to $24,999
  • 188$25,000 to $29,999
  • 133$30,000 to $34,999
  • 189$35,000 to $39,999
  • 134$40,000 to $44,999
  • 196$45,000 to $49,999
  • 225$50,000 to $59,999
  • 186$60,000 to $74,999
  • 453$75,000 to $99,999
  • 56$100,000 to $124,999
  • 52$125,000 to $149,999
  • 93$150,000 to $199,999
  • 14$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 87740

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 87740
  • 57Less than $10,000
  • 46$10,000 to $14,999
  • 38$15,000 to $19,999
  • 25$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 47$30,000 to $34,999
  • 54$35,000 to $39,999
  • 174$40,000 to $49,999
  • 175$50,000 to $59,999
  • 141$60,000 to $69,999
  • 70$70,000 to $79,999
  • 142$80,000 to $89,999
  • 81$90,000 to $99,999
  • 179$100,000 to $124,999
  • 89$125,000 to $149,999
  • 111$150,000 to $174,999
  • 231$175,000 to $199,999
  • 170$200,000 to $249,999
  • 47$250,000 to $299,999
  • 45$300,000 to $399,999
  • 10$400,000 to $499,999
  • 15$500,000 to $749,999
  • 51$750,000 to $999,999
  • 13$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 87740

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 87740
  • 26Less than $100
  • 59$100 to $149
  • 39$150 to $199
  • 77$200 to $249
  • 42$250 to $299
  • 33$300 to $349
  • 100$350 to $399
  • 232$400 to $449
  • 63$450 to $499
  • 54$500 to $549
  • 94$550 to $599
  • 49$600 to $649
  • 9$650 to $699
  • 28$700 to $749
  • 27$750 to $799
  • 9$800 to $899
  • 11$900 to $999
  • 8$1,000 to $1,249
  • 157No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $606.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $135,580.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $117,028
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $83,107
  • Some other race householders: $114,343
  • Two or more races householders: $93,425
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $87,913

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,948
87740:

$97,948
New Mexico:

$171,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,754 - $192,139

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $138,093
Here:

$138,093
State:

$261,432

Townhouses or other attached units: $593,575
Here:

$593,575
State:

$247,506

Mobile homes: $70,018
Here:

$70,018
State:

$148,493
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: 2,981
  • One, attached: 133
  • Two: 110
  • 3 or 4: 177
  • 5 to 9: 84
  • Mobile homes: 955

Unemployment: 7.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87740

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87740
  • 74.2%2,012Drove a car alone
  • 18.0%489Carpooled
  • 3.7%101Walked
  • 3.7%101Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87740

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87740
  • 366Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,0185 to 9 minutes
  • 49610 to 14 minutes
  • 23715 to 19 minutes
  • 6420 to 24 minutes
  • 3925 to 29 minutes
  • 8330 to 34 minutes
  • 8435 to 39 minutes
  • 940 to 44 minutes
  • 11545 to 59 minutes
  • 3260 to 89 minutes
  • 5690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 87.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,259
  • In family households: 5,457 (869 male householders, 985 female householders)
    1,158 spouses, 1,625 children (1,488 natural, 38 adopted, 101 stepchildren), 215 grandchildren, 131 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 241 other relatives, 160 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,810 (834 male householders (746 living alone)), 789 female householders (602 living alone)), 182 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 132 (127 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,047 2-persons, 485 3-persons, 131 4-persons, 122 5-persons, 65 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,347 1-person, 277 2-persons

454 married couples with children.
721 single-parent households (281 men, 440 women).

81.3% of residents of 87740 zip code speak English at home.
18.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% very well, 11% well, 6% not well, 2% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (32% very well, 68% well).

Foreign born population: 201 (2.7%)
(25.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.7%
Whole state:

9.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 8%Scotland
  • 5%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 87740
  • 8%American
  • 6%Italian
  • 4%English
  • 3%European
  • 2%German
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%Lebanese
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 582010 or later
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 107Before 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: 3.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.5%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Electricity
  • 9.1%Wood
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 8,449.

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

  • This state: 4,774
  • Northeast: 62
  • Midwest: 333
  • South: 747
  • West: 1,239

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.

88% of the 87740 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% 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): 27
Here:

3.9%
New Mexico:

7.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

3.4%
New Mexico:

7.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
New Mexico:

10.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 114,831Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 90,532Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 74,369Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 43,492Construction and extraction occupations
  • 41,693Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 38,853Business and financial operations 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
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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