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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Tourism Website | City Website | County Website

Statistics (residential)

Total Listings: 27
Average Price: $209,481
Highest Price: $1,200,000
Lowest Price: $75,000

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Listings in Socorro, NM

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For Sale Luxury Home With Acreage Located In Ce...

$1,200,000 Active 337 Scholle Road, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 149 Acres
  • 3,448 ft²

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For Sale Luxury Home With Acreage Located In Central Nm. Property Is Located At 337 Scholle Road In Socorro County Near Mountainair New Mexico. This 149 Acre Secluded Recreational Ranch Is Only An Hour And A Half (1.5) Drive To The Albuquerque Sunport And ...

MLS® #973368

Breathtaking!! Is The Word That Comes To Mind W...

$315,000 Active 1204 North Drive, Socorro, NM
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.34 Acres
  • 2,424 ft²

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Breathtaking!! Is The Word That Comes To Mind When Describing This Beautiful House With Extraordinary Views. Situated High Up On Tech Hill Directly Across From The Golf Course. The 21 Ft High Pine Cathedral Ceiling Defines The Interior, Soaring Above The M...

MLS® #975426

Beautiful Modern Home Filled With Natural Light...

$310,000 Pending 703 Buford Drive, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.26 Acres
  • 2,358 ft²

Residential

Beautiful Modern Home Filled With Natural Light. Stunning Views!! High Ceilings Will Greet You In The Entryway That Leads Into An Open Floor Plan Which Includes The Living Room, Dining Room, Chef's Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances, Modern Kitchen C...

MLS® #980332

Imagine Living In A Unique, Southwestern Style ...

$305,000 Active 704 Fitch Street, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.36 Acres
  • 2,442 ft²

Residential

Imagine Living In A Unique, Southwestern Style Home With Many Custom Features In A Quiet, Well-kept Neighborhood Within Walking Distance Of New Mexico Tech. Completely Remodeled In 2010, This 2442 Sq. Ft. Home Is Move-in Ready. Open Floor Plan With 3 Spaci...

MLS® #980409

Spacious New Mexico Style Home With Numerous La...

$280,000 Active 1201 El Camino Real Street, Socorro, NM
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1 Acres
  • 4,100 ft²

Residential

Spacious New Mexico Style Home With Numerous Large Picture Windows That Let The Outdoors In. Lr/dr Area Has Kiva Fireplace, Rustic Beam Ceilings. Enormous Kitchen With Huge Island, Two Sinks, Stainless Fridge, Dishwasher, Pantry, Stained Glass Windows, Casu...

MLS® #981804

This Classic Updated Adobe Style Country Home H...

$240,000 Pending 2200 Frontage Road, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1.12 Acres
  • 2,022 ft²

Residential

This Classic Updated Adobe Style Country Home Has A Red Metal Roof , Double Thermal Pane Windows, Led Lights Outside And A Custom Walled Landscaped Sits On 1.12 Acres Of Land. There Are 3 Bedrooms With Walk In Closets And 2 Full Bathrooms. Spacious Kitchen ...

MLS® #954889

Love To Entertain? Then This Home Is For You. C...

$235,000 Active 1403 El Camino Real Street, Socorro, NM
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1.01 Acres
  • 3,690 ft²

Residential

Love To Entertain? Then This Home Is For You. Come See And Appreciate The Oversized Dining Area And Huge Recreation Room. Formal Living Room And Huge Pantry. You Will Definitely Have ''room To Roam''. Situated On A Large Corner Lot. Many Recent Upgrades. Ca...

MLS® #975577

Victorian Exterior Design; Commercial Zoning; H...

$195,500 Active 403 California Street, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.9 Acres
  • 2,221 ft²

Residential

Victorian Exterior Design; Commercial Zoning; Huge Lot; & Main Street Exposure... Are Just A Few Great Incentives For The Person Looking For The Ideal Investment. Perfect For A ''bed'n'breakfast'' Or A Legal Office Or Other Great Commercial Business. Prop...

MLS® #965904

Completely Remodeled Four Years Ago. 1821 Sq F...

$189,000 Pending 604 Caine Street, Socorro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.2 Acres
  • 1,841 ft²

Residential

Completely Remodeled Four Years Ago. 1821 Sq Ft, 3 Bedroom, 1 3/4 Bath, Two Living Area Home .the Kitchen Remodel Done Very Smartly In Black And White Decor. This Home Has A Open Floor Plan Which Is Great For Entertaining. Other Features Include Refrige...

MLS® #976972

Wow!!! This Home Features Brand New Everything...

$165,000 Active 800 Loma Encantada Street, Socorro, NM
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.22 Acres
  • 1,550 ft²

Residential

Wow!!! This Home Features Brand New Everything. Home Has New Tile Floors, Carpet, Paint And So Much More. The Homes 4 Bedrooms All Feature New Paint, Carpet And The New Master Bedroom Features New Tile And A Private Master Bathroom With A New Vanity, Toi...

MLS® #977533

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Listing information last updated on December 3rd, 2020 at 12:56am MST.