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ZIP Code 87124

Primary City:Rio Rancho, NM (View All Cities)
County: Sandoval County
Timezone: Mountain (5:21pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -106.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87124

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87124. 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 87124. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87124, 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:
Rio Rancho, NM
Acceptable:
Albuquerque
Unacceptable:
Panorama Heights, Rancho West

Stats and Demographics for the 87124 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87124 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 87124 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87124 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 51,404
Population Density 730 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,610
Median Home Value $168,300
Land Area 70.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,363
Median Household Income $55,544

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8331,8842,0231,8081,4601,5561,5651,6841,6371,9101,9091,5841,301900648482344381
Female1,6961,9081,8951,7501,3811,6421,6211,7371,7332,0252,0461,7821,4331,064772700603707
Total3,5293,7923,9183,5582,8413,1983,1863,4213,3703,9353,9553,3662,7341,9641,4201,1829471,088

Gender

 Male 24,909 48%
 Female 26,495 52%
Gender

Race

 White 39,341 76.5%
 Black Or African American 1,345 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,583 3.1%
 Asian 1,042 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 78 0.2%
 Other Race 5,668 11.0%
 Two Or More Races 2,347 4.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2291,8792,7003,7763,1611,8071,066396
Renter356958845723451301345370
Total5852,8373,5454,4993,6122,1081,411766

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,164 52%
 Single Guardian 3,364 17%
 Singles 4,733 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,102 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 12,316 64%
 Households with Kids 7,047 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male370362384407396365339418366397406398437385375391374363305311
Female355336314385371377389371400380365406353391364358376340312272
Total725698698792767742728789766777771804790776739749750703617583

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87124 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87124 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 87124 real estate data, the median home value of $168,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87124 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87124 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87124 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 51,207 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 141 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 12,462 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,552 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,349 21%
 Households Vacant 1,247 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 301 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1%
 For Sale Only 330 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 137 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 413 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 1%
 1 Bedroom 517 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,832 38%
 3+ Bedroom 2,365 49%
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 $55,544 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87124 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. However, that is not the case in 87124. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17,225 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,832 22%
 No Earnings 13,889 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 17,225 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,832 22%
 No Earnings 13,889 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,256 92.1%
 Public transportation 349 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 176 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 466 2.0%
 Worked at Home 839 3.6%
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 1,211 8%
 High School Graduate 8,805 55%
 Associate's degree 1,780 11%
 Bachelor's degree 2,603 16%
 Master's degree 1,210 8%
 Professional school degree 162 1%
 Doctorate degree 349 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,266 80.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,088 9.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,186 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87124

ZIP Code 87124 is in the Rio Rancho Public Schools. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87124.

Rio Rancho Cyber Academy
1330 Jackie Rd SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Mission Achievement and Success
620 Teresa Court
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mission Achievement and Success School District
Rio Rancho Elementary
4601 Pepe Ortiz SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Puesta Del Sol Elementary
450 Southern Blvd
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Lincoln Middle School
2287 Lema Rd SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Martin King Jr Elementary
1301 27th St SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Ernest Stapleton Elementary
3100 8th Ave
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Eagle Ridge Middle School
800 Fruta Rd
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Maggie Cordova Elementary School
1500 Veranda Rd SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Shining Stars Preschool
4477 9th Ave NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Rio Rancho High School
301 Loma Colorado Blvd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Independence High School
421 Quantum Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
The Ask Academy
4311 Sara Rd
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Ask Academy
St Thomas Aquinas School
1100 Hood Rd SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gospel Light Baptist Academy
1500 Southern Blvd SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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