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ZIP Code 87116

Primary City:Albuquerque, NM (View All Cities)
County: Bernalillo County
Timezone: Mountain (11:41am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.06, -106.55
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87116

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87116. 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 87116. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87116, 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:
Albuquerque, NM
Unacceptable:
Sandia Base

Stats and Demographics for the 87116 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87116 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 87116 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 small. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87116 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,117
Population Density 1,267 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,298
Land Area 3.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,247
Median Household Income $52,587

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 24

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3372051451323992822031631216240281485220
Female314226132972952662181601055434322265210
Total6514312772296945484213232261167460361410430

Gender

 Male 2,148 52%
 Female 1,969 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,917 70.9%
 Black Or African American 409 9.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 2.2%
 Asian 127 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.6%
 Other Race 171 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 378 9.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33110000
Renter231511319107521630
Total234514320108521630

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 912 73%
 Single Guardian 177 14%
 Singles 109 9%
 Singles With Roommate 49 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 459 37%
 Households with Kids 788 63%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male62746667414245413640313221211926191751108
Female7262645158473949333135321915181015203448
Total134136130118998984906971666440363736343785156

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87116 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 87116 were primarily built in the 2000s. Rentals in 87116 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87116 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,890 94%
 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 227 6%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4 0.3%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4 0.3%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,239 95.5%
 Households Vacant 51 3.9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 73%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 20%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 230 17%
 3+ Bedroom 1,161 83%
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 $52,587 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87116 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 87116 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 87116 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 87116 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,386 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 471 16%
 No Earnings 1,078 37%
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 1,386 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 471 16%
 No Earnings 1,078 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,462 86.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 196 11.6%
 Worked at Home 26 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 87116 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 0 0.0%
 High School Graduate 537 50.7%
 Associate's degree 145 13.7%
 Bachelor's degree 219 20.7%
 Master's degree 152 14.3%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 817 72.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 119 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 186 16.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87116

ZIP Code 87116 is in the Albuquerque Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87116.

Sandia Base Elementary
Kafb East Bld 21000
Albuquerque, NM 87116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
Wherry Elementary
Bldg 25000 Kafb
Sandia Base, NM 87116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools

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