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ZIP Code 87036

Primary City:Mountainair, NM (View All Cities)
County: Torrance County
Timezone: Mountain (9:15am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -106.2
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87036

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87036. 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 87036. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87036, 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:
Mountainair, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87036 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87036 is located in central New Mexico and covers an extremely 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 87036 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 87036 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,868
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,113
Median Home Value $113,000
Land Area 990.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 827
Median Household Income $24,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male404276653223364844666984857553371813
Female3551645433354251435697921006142462040
Total7593140119655878998712216617618513695833853

Gender

 Male 906 49%
 Female 962 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,336 71.5%
 Black Or African American 17 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 1.3%
 Asian 9 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 374 20.0%
 Two Or More Races 107 5.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner526741161891407934
Renter922274029161110
Total14481011562181569044

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 384 46%
 Single Guardian 111 13%
 Singles 295 36%
 Singles With Roommate 37 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 625 76%
 Households with Kids 202 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11877812471118141615131612161386
Female8876156791417131512781020978
Total1916141323181116253527312720242236221514

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87036 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87036 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 87036 real estate data, the median home value of $113,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 87036. Rentals in 87036 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87036 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,868 100%
 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 273 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 390 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 164 15%
 Households Vacant 286 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 10.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 15 5.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 7.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 20.6%
 For Migrant Workers 6 2.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 155 54.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 8%
 2 Bedroom 48 42%
 3+ Bedroom 56 50%
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 $24,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87036 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 87036 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. More commuters in 87036 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 374 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 22%
 No Earnings 772 53%
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 374 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 22%
 No Earnings 772 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 501 79.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 7.8%
 Worked at Home 78 12.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 102 16%
 High School Graduate 389 63%
 Associate's degree 26 4%
 Bachelor's degree 58 9%
 Master's degree 19 3%
 Professional school degree 15 2%
 Doctorate degree 12 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 414 94.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87036

ZIP Code 87036 is in the Mountainair Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87036.

Mountainair Elementary
405 West Broadway
Mountainair, NM 87036
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mountainair Public Schools
Mountainair Jr High School
903 West Third St
Mountainair, NM 87036
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mountainair Public Schools
Mountainair High School
903 West Third St
Mountainair, NM 87036
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mountainair Public Schools

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