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YOUR PASS TO affordable living!

In recent years, Raton has seen an influx of people looking to live affordably in a convenient location. Raton is on the I-25 Corridor just a short drive from the states of Colorado and Texas.

Cost of Living Comparisons

COLORADO

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Getting priced out of Colorado? Check out how cheap it is to live in Raton. We're 15 miles from the Colorado border and a 3-hour drive from Denver. We have the luxury of mountain and urban living without the commute times and high prices.

Cost of Living Indexes
Raton, NM
Denver, CO
Difference
Miscellaneous
94.1
102.8
9.2% more
Health
92.7
96.4
4.0% more
Transportation
70.2
134.3
91.3% more
Utilities
122.6
96.2
21.5% less
Median Home Cost
$98,400
$421,900
$323,500 (328.8% more)
Housing (Homeowner)
52.6
225.6
328.9% more
Food & Groceries
98.4
95.5
2.9% less
Overall index: Homeowner, No Child Care, Taxes Not Considered
79.5
144.2
81.4% more
Cost of Living Indexes
Raton, NM
Colorado Springs, CO
Difference
Miscellaneous
94.1
96.7
2.8% more
Heatlh
92.7
96.9
4.5% more
Transportation
70.2
106.5
51.7% more
Utilities
122.6
92.4
24.6% less
Median Home Cost
$98,400
$272,100
$173,700 (176.5% more)
Housing (Homeowner)
52.6
145.5
176.6% more
Food & Groceries
98.4
95.5
2.9% less
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Childcare, Taxes Not Considered
79.5
112.9
42.0% more

TEXAS

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Retired from Texas and looking for your next move? New Mexico is known for the fantastic benefits package given to state workers making New Mexico a popular state for young retirees to build a second career while still living close to their "first home." 

Cost of Living Indexes
Raton, NM
Amarillo, TX
Difference
Miscellaneous
94.1
92.7
1.5% less
Health
92.7
106.1
14.5% more
Transportation
70.2
86.6
23.4% more
Utilities
122.6
93.7
23.6% less
Median Home Cost
$98,400
$128,500
$30,100 (30.6% more)
Housing (Homeowner)
52.6
68.7
30.6%
Food & Groceries
98.4
87.5
11.1% less
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered
79.5
85.1
7.0% more
Cost of Living Indexes
Raton, NM
Trinidad, CO
Difference

If you are considering relocating to Raton, check out more information here