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ZIP Code 87028

Primary City:La Joya, NM (View All Cities)
County: Socorro County
Timezone: Mountain (2:46am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.4, -106.9
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87028

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87028. 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 87028. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87028, 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:
La Joya, NM
Unacceptable:
Contreras

Stats and Demographics for the 87028 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87028 is located in central 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 87028 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87028 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 145
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 90
Median Home Value $78,700
Land Area 68.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 73
Median Household Income $33,226

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male22148330211712824663
Female2214241125121575133
Total44281074141619131399796

Gender

 Male 84 58%
 Female 61 42%
Gender

Race

 White 130 89.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 6.9%
 Two Or More Races 4 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13215128105
Renter21037130
Total34218199135

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 31 42%
 Single Guardian 10 14%
 Singles 30 41%
 Singles With Roommate 2 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 64 88%
 Households with Kids 9 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00101100001000010301
Female10000011010000200111
Total10101111011000210412

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87028 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87028 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 87028 real estate data, the median home value of $78,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87028 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 145 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 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 15 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 41 46%
 Renter Occupied Households 17 19%
 Households Vacant 17 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 35%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $33,226 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87028 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 87028 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 87028 can expect to fall in that range. 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 43 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 126 55%
 No Earnings 62 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 43 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 126 55%
 No Earnings 62 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 149 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 20 12%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 37 32%
 High School Graduate 10 9%
 Associate's degree 13 11%
 Bachelor's degree 55 48%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 55 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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