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ZIP Code 87043

Primary City:Placitas, NM (View All Cities)
County: Sandoval County
Timezone: Mountain (5:25pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -106.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87043

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87043. 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 87043. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87043, 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:
Placitas, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87043 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87043 is located in north 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 87043 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87043 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,052
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,582
Median Home Value $356,900
Land Area 85.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,393
Median Household Income $83,209

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 57Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male66747870535453911112002943573702821681063922
Female6379758454488196124214324408395257123832531
Total1291531531541071021341872354146187657655392911896453

Gender

 Male 2,488 49%
 Female 2,564 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,619 91.4%
 Black Or African American 43 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 64 1.3%
 Asian 53 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 164 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 108 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34316450776050016428
Renter63140555915126
Total97420456281951517634

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,522 64%
 Single Guardian 132 6%
 Singles 558 23%
 Singles With Roommate 181 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,057 86%
 Households with Kids 336 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male141416111213151816181814141416191610912
Female61421101420112311131913171317242014910
Total2028372126332641273137273127334336241822

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87043 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87043 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 87043 real estate data, the median home value of $356,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 87043. Rentals in 87043 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87043 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,052 100%
 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 1,506 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 663 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 224 9%
 Households Vacant 189 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 52 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 32 19%
 3+ Bedroom 134 81%
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 $83,209 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87043 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 87043 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. In 87043 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,167 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 918 19%
 No Earnings 1,689 35%
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 2,167 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 918 19%
 No Earnings 1,689 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,097 78%
 Public transportation 84 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 5%
 Worked at Home 385 14%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 87043 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 77 4%
 High School Graduate 695 32%
 Associate's degree 212 10%
 Bachelor's degree 632 29%
 Master's degree 407 19%
 Professional school degree 135 6%
 Doctorate degree 38 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 456 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 128 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 58 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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