Raton employment information

IndexRatonNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$18,956$23,948$28,555
Median household income$33,697$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,074$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,389$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$29,129$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$16,614$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate3.0%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level17.0%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Raton is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Raton is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Raton is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Raton is 9% higher than the national average.

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Raton median earnings by income bracket

Raton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.9%1.2%
Financial & insurance services2.7%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services6.4%15.1%
Public administration3.2%11.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.7%1.5%
Education, health & social services16.9%44.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Raton, NM6,627$33,69737%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Meraux, LA6,627$65,13322%
Champion Heights, OH6,626$50,5775%
Wickenburg, AZ6,629$38,91627%
Oneonta, AL6,623$37,07831%
Cedarhurst, NY6,631$87,35363%
Raton, NM6,627$33,69737%
Source: The Raton, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.