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ZIP Code 87002

Primary City:Belen, NM (View All Cities)
County: Valencia County
Timezone: Mountain (12:18pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.6, -106.7
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87002. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 87002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87002, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Belen, NM
Unacceptable:
Los Chavez, Los Trujillos, Pueblitos

Stats and Demographics for the 87002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87002 is located in central New Mexico and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 87002 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87002 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,517
Population Density 65 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,754
Median Home Value $126,600
Land Area 344.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,739
Median Household Income $37,373

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male786743797881656577569588669790806767714588433330225157
Female653710810813640606601665679802859836771628494361261252
Total1,4391,4531,6071,6941,2961,1831,1701,2531,3481,5921,6651,6031,4851,216927691486409

Gender

 Male 11,076 49%
 Female 11,441 51%
Gender

Race

 White 17,612 78.2%
 Black Or African American 317 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 508 2.3%
 Asian 76 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 3,145 14.0%
 Two Or More Races 846 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1336219831,3101,5151,190726227
Renter2144253724233001758243
Total3471,0461,3551,7331,8151,365808270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,181 48%
 Single Guardian 1,828 21%
 Singles 2,227 25%
 Singles With Roommate 503 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,864 67%
 Households with Kids 2,875 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male144151158169133150152164144143139173155187175178184186158163
Female147112137140135141135138161169151156178156173164160176140129
Total291263295309268291287302305312290329333343348342344362298292

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87002 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87002 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 87002 real estate data, the median home value of $126,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87002 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87002 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,410 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 98 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,249 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,456 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,034 21%
 Households Vacant 1,015 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 225 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 252 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 7%
 For Migrant Workers 15 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 419 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 215 11%
 2 Bedroom 880 45%
 3+ Bedroom 878 45%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $37,373 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87002 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 87002 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,686 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,741 21%
 No Earnings 8,096 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,686 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,741 21%
 No Earnings 8,096 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,276 88.3%
 Public transportation 241 2.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 354 4.3%
 Worked at Home 364 4.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,397 19.2%
 High School Graduate 4,290 59.1%
 Associate's degree 392 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 784 10.8%
 Master's degree 333 4.6%
 Professional school degree 27 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 38 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,074 81.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 403 8.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 548 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87002

ZIP Code 87002 is in the Belen Consolidated School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87002.

Central Elementary
600 Picard Ave
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Belen Consolidated School District
Dennis Chavez Elementary
19670 Hwy 314
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belen Consolidated School District
Rio Grande Elementary
15 Eastside School Rd
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belen Consolidated School District
The Family School
386 West Rio Com Blvd Building
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belen Consolidated School District
La Merced Elementary
301 Alame Loop
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belen Consolidated School District
Belen High School
1619 West Delgado Ave
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Belen Consolidated School District
Belen Middle School
314 South 4th St
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Belen Consolidated School District
Belen Infinity High School
320 Becker Dr
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Belen Consolidated School District
St Mary'S Catholic School Belen
Church and 10th Sts
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Calvary Chapel Academy
19381 Highway 314
Belen, NM 87002
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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