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ZIP Code 87122

Primary City:Albuquerque, NM (View All Cities)
County: Bernalillo County
Timezone: Mountain (12:56am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -106.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87122

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87122. 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 87122. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87122, 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 87122 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87122 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 87122 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87122 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,977
Population Density 674 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,210
Median Home Value $460,800
Land Area 26.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,849
Median Household Income $114,546

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male369564700790321215269383577826961786709508337245151100
Female347539742696301239273488649982955838668491359262175162
Total7161,1031,4421,4866224545428711,2261,8081,9161,6241,377999696507326262

Gender

 Male 8,811 49%
 Female 9,166 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,487 86.1%
 Black Or African American 230 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 157 0.9%
 Asian 1,134 6.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 455 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 510 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner172068631,8001,56992945083
Renter56177185208125556462
Total733831,0482,0081,694984514145

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,786 70%
 Single Guardian 586 9%
 Singles 1,231 18%
 Singles With Roommate 246 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,489 66%
 Households with Kids 2,360 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male477466106103921211191291231381451701241931602051458776
Female80715976871191101051181191291621591731601701641218159
Total127145125182190211231224247242267307329297353330369266168135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87122 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87122 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 87122 real estate data, the median home value of $460,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 87122. Rentals in 87122 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87122 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,894 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 83 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,560 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,357 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 932 13%
 Households Vacant 361 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 8%
 For Sale Only 103 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 7%
 1 Bedroom 173 22%
 2 Bedroom 305 40%
 3+ Bedroom 242 31%
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 $114,546 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87122 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. More commuters in 87122 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,284 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,752 26%
 No Earnings 4,217 30%
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 6,284 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,752 26%
 No Earnings 4,217 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,905 87.3%
 Public transportation 142 1.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 29 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 152 1.7%
 Worked at Home 832 9.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 87122 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 45 0.7%
 High School Graduate 1,484 23.9%
 Associate's degree 256 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,769 28.5%
 Master's degree 1,245 20.0%
 Professional school degree 584 9.4%
 Doctorate degree 833 13.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,417 64.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,104 29.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 219 5.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87122

ZIP Code 87122 is in the Albuquerque Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87122.

Double Eagle Elementary
8901 Lowell NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
La Cueva High School
7801 Wilshire NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
Montessori One Preschool Academy
9360 Holly Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Springstone Montessori Schools
7940 Carmel Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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