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87740 is the zip code for

Raton, NM

Also in this location:
Maxwell, NM

Total population
8,068
Housing units
4,155
Land area
(sq. miles)
1,206.86
Density
(people per sq. mile)
6.69
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.86

Demographic data for zip code 87740

Gender:

Male
4,001
Female
4,067
Median age
Male
43.60
Female
44.80
Gender

Households:

Total households
3,488
Family households
2,167
Nonfamily households
1,321
Average household size
2.27
Average family size
2.85
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
4,155
Occupied housing units
3,488
Owner-occupied
2,390
Renter-occupied
1,098
Vacant housing units
667
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
466
5 to 9 years
508
10 to 14 years
498
15 to 19 years
541
20 to 24 years
395
25 to 34 years
852
35 to 44 years
839
45 to 54 years
1,209
55 to 59 years
616
60 to 64 years
588
65 to 74 years
822
75 to 84 years
509
85 years and over
225
Median age
44.20
Age

Race:

White
3,570
Hispanic or Latino
4,298
Black or African American
21
Asian
22
American Indian & Alaska Native
63
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
7
Two or More Races
87
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 87740

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
6,442
Civilian labor force
3,764
Employed
3,454
Unemployed
310
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
2,678
Percent Unemployed
8.2%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
3,382
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
2,499
Carpooled
520
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
22
Walked
177
Other means
59
Worked at home
105
Mean travel time
14.8 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,454
Management / business / science / arts
908
Service
800
Sales / office
806
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
461
Production / transportation / material moving
479
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,454
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
229
Construction
229
Manufacturing
174
Wholesale trade
0
Retail trade
417
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
288
Information
19
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
201
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
173
Educational services / health care / social assistance
844
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
419
Public administration
319
Other services
142
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,454
Private wage & salary workers
2,311
Government workers
955
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
188
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
3,386
Less than $10,000
406
$10,000 to $14,999
316
$15,000 to $24,999
566
$25,000 to $34,999
439
$35,000 to $49,999
489
$50,000 to $74,999
548
$75,000 to $99,999
250
$100,000 to $149,999
253
$150,000 to $199,999
87
$200,000 or more
32
Median household income
$33,692
Mean household income
$47,613
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
21.4%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 87740

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Columbian Elementary
700 North 2nd
(505) 000-000020711514.8
Independent Distance Learning Academy
1540 Tiger Circle
(900) 000-000082082.0
Kearney Elementary
800 South 3rd
(505) 000-00001979614.1
Longfellow Elem
700 East 4th
(505) 000-000027013815.8
Raton High
1535 Tiger Circle
(505) 000-000038712512.5
Raton Middle
500 South Third
(505) 000-000032113816.8

Public libraries around Raton, NM

NameAddress
Arthur Johnson Memorial Library244 Cook Avenue
Raton, NM 87740
Fred Macaron Library600 Colbert Avenue
Springer, NM 87747

Universities and Colleges around 87740

NameAddressPhone
Luna Community College-Springer Satellite516 Maxwell Avenue
Springer, NM 87747
(505) 483-5009

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 87740

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Las Vegas Medical Center3795 Hot Springs Boulevard
Las Vegas, NM 87701
(505) 454-2100418
Miners' Colfax Medical Center200 Hospital Drive
Raton, NM 87740
(505) 445-366168
Northeastern Regional Hospital1235 Eighth Street
Las Vegas, NM 87701
(505) 425-675154

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 87740

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Quality Inn Raton533 Clayton Rd
Raton, NM 87740
479091
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raton101 Card St
Raton, NM 87740
 119162
Microtel Inn And Suites Raton1640 Cedar St
Raton, NM 87740
616090
Super 8 Raton Nm1610 Cedar St
Raton, NM 87740
605069
Budget Host Raton136 CANYON DR
Raton, NM 87740
275460

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 87740

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Arby's440 Clayton Rd
Raton, NM 87740
American, Fast Food, Sandwiches505-445-8078
KFC129 Clayton Rd
Raton, NM 87740
Fast Food505-445-8975
McDonald'sE Of Raton
Raton, NM 87740
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches505-445-8778
McDonald's542 Clayton Rd
Raton, NM 87740
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches505-445-5569
Pizza Hut1007 S 2nd St
Raton, NM 87740
Italian, Pizza505-445-8922
Sonic Drive-In125 York Canyon Rd
Raton, NM 87740
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs505-445-9601
Subway Sandwiches & Salads800 Clayton Rd
Raton, NM 87740
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches505-445-9290

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