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ZIP Code 87062

Primary City:Veguita, NM (View All Cities)
County: Socorro County
Timezone: Mountain (4:13pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -106.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87062

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87062. 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 87062. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87062, 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:
Veguita, NM
Unacceptable:
Las Nutrias

Stats and Demographics for the 87062 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87062 is located in central New Mexico and covers a slightly higher 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 87062 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87062 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,869
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 757
Median Home Value $94,200
Land Area 129.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 672
Median Household Income $38,050

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male73837779444455695153846280304215116
Female8980757850494256645961585341271775
Total1621631521579493971251151121451201337169321811

Gender

 Male 958 51%
 Female 911 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,491 80%
 Black Or African American 15 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 2%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 294 16%
 Two Or More Races 39 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22559213113771365
Renter7322321241303
Total298711515216184368

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 332 49%
 Single Guardian 96 14%
 Singles 206 31%
 Singles With Roommate 38 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 424 63%
 Households with Kids 248 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male102014201414162316181610161718171117166
Female151122161910171915221813101212269151615
Total2531363633243342314034232629304320323221

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87062 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 87062 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 87062 real estate data, the median home value of $94,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87062 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87062 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87062 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,821 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 24 1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 221 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 328 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 123 16%
 Households Vacant 85 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 49 42%
 3+ Bedroom 69 58%
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 $38,050 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87062 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. A higher percentage of people in 87062 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 87062. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 309 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 337 22%
 No Earnings 899 58%
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 309 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 337 22%
 No Earnings 899 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 456 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 24 4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 6%
 Worked at Home 99 16%
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 138 30%
 High School Graduate 261 58%
 Associate's degree 35 8%
 Bachelor's degree 11 2%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 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 340 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 176 34%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87062

ZIP Code 87062 is in the Belen Consolidated School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87062.

La Promesa Elementary
898 Hwy 304
Veguita, NM 87062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belen Consolidated School District

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