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ZIP Code 87021

Primary City:Milan, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Cibola County
Timezone: Mountain (3:25am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.171, -107.892
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87021. 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 87021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87021, 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:
Milan, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87021 is located in northwest New Mexico and covers a slightly less than average 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 87021 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87021 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,472
Population Density 447 people per sq mi
Housing Units 915
Median Home Value $78,400
Land Area 7.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 798
Median Household Income $31,850

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 2,336 67%
 Female 1,136 33%


 White 2,393 68.9%
 Black Or African American 38 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 442 12.7%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 496 14.3%
 Two Or More Races 90 2.6%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 331 41%
 Single Guardian 226 28%
 Singles 196 25%
 Singles With Roommate 45 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 479 60%
 Households with Kids 319 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87021 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87021 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 87021 real estate data, the median home value of $78,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 87021 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,186 63%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,255 36%
 Juvenile Facilities 31 1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 224 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 330 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 244 27%
 Households Vacant 117 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 15%
 1 Bedroom 25 10%
 2 Bedroom 99 39%
 3+ Bedroom 92 36%
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 $31,850 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. More commuters in 87021 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 786 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 554 20%
 No Earnings 1,379 51%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 786 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 554 20%
 No Earnings 1,379 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 844 89%
 Public transportation 16 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 1%
 Worked at Home 75 8%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 532 36.6%
 High School Graduate 780 53.7%
 Associate's degree 43 3.0%
 Bachelor's degree 47 3.2%
 Master's degree 40 2.8%
 Professional school degree 10 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 533 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 76 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87021

ZIP Code 87021 is in the Grants-Cibola County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87021.

Milan Elementary
404 Sand
Milan, NM 87021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grants-Cibola County School District

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