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Population (year 2000): 7,282. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,944 (-4.6% change)
Males: 3,538 (48.6%), Females: 3,744 (51.4%)

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Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $27,028 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Raton:

  • Hispanic (57.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (40.7%)
  • Other race (16.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • American Indian (2.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (7.4%), Italian (6.8%), United States (5.9%), English (5.3%), Irish (4.9%), French (2.4%).

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Elevation: 6680 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Raton

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Raton city

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

2.1% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -275 (-3.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CO Pueblo, (95.5 miles pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Springs, CO Colorado (138.1 miles pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (574.1 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Starkville, CO (16.3 miles) , CO Trinidad, (19.5 miles Cokedale, CO (21.2 miles) , NM (25.7 miles Maxwell, Folsom, NM (36.0 miles) , CO (38.0 miles Aguilar, NM (38.4 miles Springer, Branson, CO (39.1 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 1998: 0 buildings

Latitude: 36.90 N, Longitude: 104.44 W

Area code: 505


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.4%), Retail trade (10.4%), Public administration (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +36 (+0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,214 (78.0%)

Crime in Raton (2002):
  • 2 murders (26.9 per 100,000)
  • 10 rapes (134.6 per 100,000)
  • 2 robberies (26.9 per 100,000)
  • 21 assaults (282.8 per 100,000)
  • 63 burglaries (848.3 per 100,000)
  • 102 thefts (1373.4 per 100,000)
  • 8 auto thefts (107.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 273.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime in Raton (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 35 assaults (479.7 per 100,000)
  • 54 burglaries (740.1 per 100,000)
  • 96 thefts (1315.8 per 100,000)
  • 9 auto thefts (123.4 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 210.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Raton, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospital/medical center in Raton:
  • MINERS' COLFAX MEDICAL CENTER (200 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Raton:
  • MOUNT SAN RAFAEL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; TRINIDAD, CO)
  • SPANISH PEAKS REG HLTH CTR - CAH (about 56 miles; WALSENBURG, CO)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (about 86 miles; TAOS, NM)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Raton:
  • PUEBLO MEMORIAL (about 96 miles; PUEBLO, CO; ID: PUB)
  • SAN LUIS VALLEY REGIONAL/BERGMAN FIELD (about 105 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; ID: ALS)
  • CITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS MUNI (about 132 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; ID: COS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Raton:
  • RATON MUNICIPAL/CREWS FIELD (about 12 miles; RATON, NM; ID: RTN)
  • PERRY STOKES (about 26 miles; TRINIDAD, CO; ID: TAD)
  • SPRINGER MUNI (about 42 miles; SPRINGER, NM; ID: Q42)

Amtrak station:
RATON (1ST ST. & COOK AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 14 $32,723 $28,048 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $19,769 $29,653 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $19,434 $29,151 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,651 $21,906 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 18 $54,278 $36,185 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $15,830 $23,745 0 $0
Firefighters 15 $44,865 $35,892 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $18,587 $27,880 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 14 $28,866 $24,742 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $11,322 $33,966 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $5,635 $22,540 0 $0
Electric Power 28 $86,085 $36,893 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $7,822 $18,772 4 $1,036
Other and Unallocable 2 $5,201 $31,206 1 $720
Totals for Government 137 $354,067 $31,013 5 $1,756


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raton:
  • PUEBLO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 91 miles; PUEBLO, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO (about 96 miles; PUEBLO, CO; FT enrollment: 4,275)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; FT enrollment: 2,278)
  • ADAMS STATE COLLEGE (about 108 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,147)
  • PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 133 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; FT enrollment: 5,307)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT COLORADO SPRINGS (about 146 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; FT enrollment: 4,953)
  • UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY (about 148 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,330)
Public high school in Raton:
  • RATON HIGH (Students: 416; Location: 1535 TIGER CIRCLE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Raton:
  • RATON MIDDLE (Students: 338; Location: 500 SOUTH THIRD STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • COLUMBIAN ELEM (Students: 231; Location: 700 NORTH SECOND STREET; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEM (Students: 227; Location: 700 EAST FOURTH STREET; Grades: PK - 01)
  • KEARNEY ELEM (Students: 207; Location: 800 SOUTH THIRD STREET; Grades: 04 - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Raton:
  • RATON CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 401 S 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in Raton:
  • ARTHUR JOHNSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $205,538; Location: 244 COOK AVENUE; 45,640 books; 577 audio materials; 678 video materials; 111 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Raton: Dona Ana Plaza South (A), Raton Downtown Historic District (B), Raton Water Works (C), Raton Weather Station (D), Raton Museum (E), Shuler Theater (F), Joseph Building Historic Site (G), Arthur Johnson Memorial Library (H), Fred Roth Building (I), Northern Colfax County Hospital Library (J), Haven Hotel Historic Site (K), Palace Hotel (L). their locations on the map

Church in Raton: Seventh Day Adventist (A). its location on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Calvary Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Methodist Church Cemetery (2), Fairmont Cemetery (3). their locations on the map

Parks in Raton include: Legion Park (1), Climax Canyon Park (2), Ragsdale Field (3), Rocky Mountains Historical Marker (4), Romero Park (5), Raton Historical Marker (6), Raton Pass Historical Marker (7), La Mesa Park (8), Ripley Park (9). their locations on the map

Post office: (A). its location on the map  


Raton compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Raton:
  • KRTN (1490 AM; 1 kW; RATON, NM; Owner: RATON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raton:
  • KCRT-FM (92.5 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K207BN (89.3 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KBKZ (96.5 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRTN-FM (93.9 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: RATON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K211CE (90.1 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K216DQ (91.1 FM; RATON, ETC., NM; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Raton:
  • K18CT (Channel 18; RATON, NM; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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