Raton Colfax County, New Mexico

Raton: City in New Mexico

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Location of Raton on New Mexico map.

About

Raton is a city located in the county of Colfax in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,885 and a population density of 334 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,923 inhabitants.

Revised Downtown Raton  NM IMG 5008 image
Revised Downtown Raton NM IMG 5008
Revised Downtown Raton  NM IMG 5008 image

Geography

Raton is located at 36°54'12"N 104°26'21"W (36.9033600, -104.4391500).

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Raton Quick Facts

Population : 5,923 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : Colfax County
Postal code : 87740
Phone Area Codes : 575
Area : 20.62 km2
Altitude : 6,680 feet / 2036 meters
Capital city : Raton is capital of Colfax County
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 13:25:34 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 287 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -16.24% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Raton decreased by 16.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,885 - census
2011 6,805 -1.18% estimation process
2012 6,615 -2.87% estimation process
2013 6,523 -1.41% estimation process
2014 6,337 -2.94% estimation process
2015 6,194 -2.31% estimation process
2016 6,102 -1.51% estimation process
2017 6,051 -0.84% estimation process
2018 6,006 -0.75% estimation process
2019 5,938 -1.15% estimation process
2020 5,923 -0.25% estimation process

Raton zip code is 87740. County name: Colfax, County fips: 35007

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Local Places in Raton

1 Raton City Hall
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Address: 224 Savage Ave, Raton, NM 87740 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Raton (10)

People born in Raton, including writer Tom W. Blackburn, cinema pioneer Petro Vlahos, horse trainer from the United States Bennie L. Woolley, Jr., you can see a list of people who born in Raton.

Schools in Raton

College & universities near Raton, NM

Code Name City ZIP
128258 Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad (CO) 81082

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Raton, NM

Code Name Address Type
RAT Raton 201 South First Street RAIL
TRI Trinidad 110 West Pine Street RAIL

Post offices near Raton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Raton Post Office Raton (NM) 87740

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Colfax County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Colfax County , NM.

City Name Population Title
Angel Fire 1,070 Town in New Mexico
Springer 910 Human settlement in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States of America
Cimarron 884 Human settlement in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States of America
Eagle Nest 251 Human settlement in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States of America
Maxwell 213 Village in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Raton distances to largest New Mexico cities