Socorro, NM

Socorro has it all: small town charm rich in history and culture with an economy based upon cutting edge technology. Located in the hub of New Mexico off of Interstate 25, it is blessed with many restaurants, hotels and things to do and see.


The name Socorro means “help” or “aid” in Spanish. In 1598 the explorers of the Juan de Oñate expedition first gave this name to the Pilabo Pueblo because the Pueblo people gave them needed food and shelter as they made their way north. That same year the Old San Miguel Mission was established by two Franciscan priests who arrived with Oñate.


Rich in history, indigenous people traveled through Socorro along trails which eventually became the major highway: “Camino Real de Tierro Adentro”, or “Royal Highway of the Interior Lands”.


Rich in science and technology, the New Mexico School of Mines (now the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology or NM Tech) was established in 1889. In 1945 the first atomic bomb was tested at Trinity Site, which is now White Sands Missile Range, just southeast of Socorro.


Today, Socorro’s economy is fueled by technology-based enterprises. The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array Radio Telescopes, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and White Sands Missile Range attract scientists and engineers from across the globe. Agriculture and commercial businesses bolster growth, and artists and musicians are attracted to Socorro’s southwestern charms.


Socorro is home to a wide array of art, music, theater, golfing, biking, hiking, rock hounding, rock climbing, and gallery hopping, as well as, wildlife refuges, radio telescopes, a mineral museum, university, historical mission church and an incredible preforming arts series.


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Statistics (residential)

Total Listings: 76
Average Price: $168,218
Highest Price: $759,000
Lowest Price: $25,000

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Listings in Socorro, NM

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Victorian Home.....beautifully Maintained Three...

$759,000 Active 407 Park Street, Socorro, NM
  • 7 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 1.13 Acres
  • 8,452 ft²

Residential

Victorian Home.....beautifully Maintained Three Story Brick, 5 Living Areas, 7 Bedrooms, 5 1/2 Baths, 4 Fireplaces Including Two French, High Ceilings, Elegant Staircase, Large Kitchen, Family Room, Exercise Room, Sauna/hot Tub, Very Large Redwood Deck And ...

MLS® #883446

Enjoy The Beautiful Views From This Uniquely Se...

$465,000 Active 203 County Rd 99, Socorro, NM
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 65 Acres
  • 3,571 ft²

Residential

Enjoy The Beautiful Views From This Uniquely Secluded Home On The Historic El Camino Real, Bordered On North By Working Ranch W/no Buildings/planned Conservation Area, East By Blm Wilderness Study Area, West By Rio Grande And South By Blm Range Land... Only...

MLS® #895693

Beautifully Remodeled Historical Home & Guest H...

$365,000 Active 326 Church Street, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.43 Acres
  • 3,162 ft²

Residential

Beautifully Remodeled Historical Home & Guest House....primary Home Featuring High Pressed Tin Ceilings, Very Large Living Areas, Lots Of Wood Flooring, New Kitchen W/custom Cabinets, Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances 6 Burner Commercial Elect...

MLS® #894879

The Historic Double Adobe Eaton House Was Built...

$360,000 Active 403 Eaton Avenue, Socorro, New Mexico
  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 0.5 Acres
  • 5,128 ft²

Residential

The Historic Double Adobe Eaton House Was Built In 1881 By Col. Ethan Eaton, One Of The Founders Of Socorro's Nm Institute Of Technology As Well As A Commander At Ft. Wingate. This 5,128 Sq. Ft. Home Sits On 1/2 Acre Of Beautifully Maintained Grounds, Porta...

MLS® #201503460

Progressive Architectural Custom Home In Highla...

$329,000 Active 703 Buford Drive, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.22 Acres
  • 2,358 ft²

Residential

Progressive Architectural Custom Home In Highland Estates. The Kitchen, Dining Area And Living Room Merge Into One Large Functional, Very Comfortable Open Living Area With The Most Amazing Mountain Views. Large Master Suite On Second Floor Loft. Rastra Exte...

MLS® #826745

A Beautiful Two Story Home In The Hilton Hills ...

$319,000 Active 1216 Nw Hilton Place, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.37 Acres
  • 2,323 ft²

Residential

A Beautiful Two Story Home In The Hilton Hills Subdivision. Southwest Landscaping In The Front Yard And Back Yard. R-panel Construction Home Re-stuccoed In 2014, Kolbe Windows And Exterior Doors. A Master Bedroom Downstairs As Well As One Upstairs With A Se...

MLS® #891730

Dream Home On 40 Acres With Majestic 360 Degree...

$314,750 Active 5 Chupadera Ranches, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 40.01 Acres
  • 1,928 ft²

Residential

Dream Home On 40 Acres With Majestic 360 Degree Views. This 1928 Sq Ft Log Home Faces South To Take In The Beautiful View Of The Mesas. Acacia Hardwood And Tile Floors Throughout The Home. Hand Forged Custom Spiral Staircase, Custom Stone Work Around The Wo...

MLS® #899725

Polvadera New Mexico--- Looking For A Charming ...

$295,000 Active 738 Highway 408 Highway, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 9.51 Acres
  • 2,550 ft²

Residential

Polvadera New Mexico--- Looking For A Charming Home In The Country? This Home Has A Great Room For Entertaining Family And Friends, With Views Of Polvadera Mountain. A Modern Kitchen Compliments This Home And A Large Dining Room. This Property Also Has A S...

MLS® #889591

Looking For Great Views With Privacy And Space....

$278,000 Active 1005 Calle De Sol, Socorro, NM
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1.3 Acres
  • 2,762 ft²

Residential

Looking For Great Views With Privacy And Space. This Home Could Be For You, This Brick Home Has 4 Bedrooms And 3 Bathrooms On 1.3 Acres Of Land. The Upstairs Has A Spacious Masterbedrooom With A Half Bath And A Full Bathroom Upstairs With Another Bedroom. F...

MLS® #883096

Step Into This Bright, Light And Gorgeous Home ...

$260,900 Active 1004 Goad Street, Socorro, NM
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.53 Acres
  • 2,450 ft²

Residential

Step Into This Bright, Light And Gorgeous Home Situated On A Hill Above New Mexico Tech With Views All Around. This Contemporary, More Santa Fe Style Home Has Been Completely Updated With Open Spaces And Beautiful High End Finishes Throughout. Spacious 4 Be...

MLS® #818778

Modernized Adobe With Many Amenities. Wonderfu...

$250,000 Active 1894 Chaparral Loop, Socorro, NM
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2 Acres
  • 2,344 ft²

Residential

Modernized Adobe With Many Amenities. Wonderful Rural Setting, 10 Minutes From The Plaza. Extensive Garden And Landscaping, Extra Pasture Currently In Oats And Teff. Adjacent 1 Acre Is Available. Don't Let This One Get Away, Call Now For A Showing.

MLS® #838460

Very Handsome House On Over A 1/3 Of An Acre Wi...

$242,000 Active 601 Western Avenue, Socorro, NM
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.37 Acres
  • 2,324 ft²

Residential

Very Handsome House On Over A 1/3 Of An Acre With Mature Trees And Landscaping, Only Two Blocks From Nmt. Beautiful Open Design With 2 Living Areas, Open Kitchen And Dining Room, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2 Car Garage, Plus Large Extra Rooms Including A Jacuzzi...

MLS® #890335

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Listing information last updated on September 23rd, 2017 at 10:26am MDT.