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ZIP Code 87120

Primary City:Albuquerque, NM (View All Cities)
County: Bernalillo County
Timezone: Mountain (11:16am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -106.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87120

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87120. 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 87120. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87120, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 87120 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87120 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 87120 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 large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87120 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 58,023
Population Density 1,510 people per sq mi
Housing Units 23,716
Median Home Value $189,900
Land Area 38.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 22,480
Median Household Income $62,544

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,1282,1652,1222,0211,9052,1172,1031,9591,9052,1461,9771,6751,445844547350256177
Female2,0342,0892,0701,9312,0562,3192,2132,0772,1322,3202,3692,1251,636957708471324350
Total4,1624,2544,1923,9523,9614,4364,3164,0364,0374,4664,3463,8003,0811,8011,255821580527

Gender

 Male 27,842 48%
 Female 30,181 52%
Gender

Race

 White 39,470 68.0%
 Black Or African American 1,890 3.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,831 4.9%
 Asian 1,186 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 92 0.2%
 Other Race 9,761 16.8%
 Two Or More Races 2,793 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2662,5243,4234,3313,6471,688768186
Renter8251,8211,09884660027010087
Total1,0914,3454,5215,1774,2471,958868273

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,648 47%
 Single Guardian 4,610 21%
 Singles 5,577 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,645 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 14,222 63%
 Households with Kids 8,258 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male391457457406426424448440427441420427414420419428433381360370
Female415430386411410455434407383415426409399421386362424365394418
Total806887843817836879882847810856846836813841805790857746754788

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87120 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87120 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 87120 real estate data, the median home value of $189,900 is slightly higher 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 87120. Rentals in 87120 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87120 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 57,438 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 104 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 140 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 325 0.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 14,837 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,996 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,647 24%
 Households Vacant 1,236 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 424 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2%
 For Sale Only 352 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 114 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 305 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,083 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,990 33%
 3+ Bedroom 2,927 48%
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 $62,544 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87120 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 87120 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 23,007 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,278 22%
 No Earnings 13,064 28%
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 23,007 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,278 22%
 No Earnings 13,064 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 27,964 92.7%
 Public transportation 361 1.2%
 Taxicab 32 0.1%
 Motorcycle 59 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 479 1.6%
 Worked at Home 1,256 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,487 8%
 High School Graduate 9,396 50%
 Associate's degree 1,612 9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,628 19%
 Master's degree 1,729 9%
 Professional school degree 517 3%
 Doctorate degree 285 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,912 70.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,409 19.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,312 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87120

ZIP Code 87120 is in the Albuquerque Public Schools. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87120.

L.b. Johnson Middle School
6811 Taylor Ranch NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
Marie M Hughes Elementary
5701 Mojave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
Susie R. Marmon Elementary
1800 72nd St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
Tierra Antigua Elementary
8121 Rainbow Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
Tony Hillerman Middle School
8101 Rainbow Blvd
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
Horizon Academy West
1900 Atrisco Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Horizon Academy West
Creative Ed Prep #1
4801 Montano Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Creative Ed Prep #1 School District
Crestview Christian Academy
6000 Ouray Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Pius X High School
5301 Saint Josephs Dr NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Church Christian Academy
3021 Todos Santos St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cross of Hope Lutheran Elementary School
6104 Taylor Ranch Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Desert Hills School
5310 Sequoia Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
Bosque School
4000 Learning Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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