Raton Information

Relocation, travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Raton, NM

General Raton Information

State: New Mexico

County: Colfax County

Close cities: Springer, NM, Maxwell, NM, Folsom, NM, Capulin, NM

Raton Population (census data)
Total 6,584 (-7.9% since 2000)
Male 3,198 (48.6%)
Female 3,386 (51.4%)

Population Density: 897 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.5 (US Avg is 100)

Raton Elevation: 6,680 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.34 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,146

Zip Codes: 87740.

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Raton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Hispanic (57.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (40.7%)
  • Other race (16.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • American Indian (2.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (7.4%)
  • Italian (6.8%)
  • United States (5.9%)
  • English (5.3%)
  • Irish (4.9%)
  • French (2.4%)
Foriegn Born: 152 people (2.3%)
  • Latin America (52.4%)
  • Europe (23.8%)
  • Asia (23.8%)

Local Raton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Phoenix Coyotes
NCAA Sports: University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University

Raton School Information

High Schools
Raton High (1535 Tiger Circle, Raton, NM, 87740 - Raton Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Raton Middle (500 South Third Street, Raton, NM, 87740 - Raton Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Columbian Elementary (700 North Second Street, Raton, NM, 87740 - Raton Public Schools District)
Kearney Elementary (800 South Third Street, Raton, NM, 87740 - Raton Public Schools District)
Longfellow Elementary (700 East Fourth Street, Raton, NM, 87740 - Raton Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Independent Distance Learning Academy (1540 Tiger Circle, Raton, NM, 87740 - Raton Public Schools District)

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