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ZIP Code 87144

Primary City:Rio Rancho, NM (View All Cities)
County: Sandoval County
Timezone: Mountain (3:07pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -106.8
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87144

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87144. 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 87144. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87144, 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
Unacceptable:
Albuquerque, Rio Rancho Poe

Stats and Demographics for the 87144 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87144 is located in north 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 87144 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87144 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,719
Population Density 424 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,917
Median Home Value $185,100
Land Area 89.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,027
Median Household Income $65,081

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5331,7241,7821,4458921,0891,3091,5001,4441,4461,21592083758237020314976
Female1,3961,6531,6971,3479661,2711,4581,5511,5161,4591,2621,132925621399237181132
Total2,9293,3773,4792,7921,8582,3602,7673,0512,9602,9052,4772,0521,7621,203769440330208

Gender

 Male 18,516 49%
 Female 19,203 51%
Gender

Race

 White 28,134 74.6%
 Black Or African American 1,205 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,322 3.5%
 Asian 627 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 75 0.2%
 Other Race 4,529 12.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,827 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1991,6652,5442,6021,9341,08943689
Renter21770868948023695359
Total4162,3733,2333,0822,1701,18447198

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,676 59%
 Single Guardian 2,425 19%
 Singles 2,224 17%
 Singles With Roommate 702 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,010 54%
 Households with Kids 6,017 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male293316328327339344369335337399363352339329334311347229224191
Female276282287288321357315323337334323363331346321294270260202186
Total569598615615660701684658674733686715670675655605617489426377

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87144 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87144 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 87144 real estate data, the median home value of $185,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87144 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87144 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87144 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,719 100%
 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 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,425 68%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,133 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,469 18%
 Households Vacant 890 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 123 13.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.7%
 For Sale Only 341 38.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 5.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 97 10.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 276 31.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 70 3%
 2 Bedroom 323 15%
 3+ Bedroom 1,818 82%
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 $65,081 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87144 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. However, that is not the case in 87144. 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 12,910 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,746 20%
 No Earnings 9,468 34%
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 12,910 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,746 20%
 No Earnings 9,468 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,209 92.7%
 Public transportation 160 1.0%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 131 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 184 1.1%
 Worked at Home 710 4.3%
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 672 6%
 High School Graduate 5,663 49%
 Associate's degree 1,628 14%
 Bachelor's degree 2,358 21%
 Master's degree 876 8%
 Professional school degree 143 1%
 Doctorate degree 126 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,409 84.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 776 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 799 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87144

ZIP Code 87144 is in the Rio Rancho Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87144.

Mountain View Middle School
4101 Montreal Loop
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Colinas Del Norte Elementary
1001 23rd Ave
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Vista Grande Elementary
7001 Chayote Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Rio Rancho Middle School
1600 Loma Colorado Blvd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Cielo Azul Elementary
1550 34th Ave
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Sandia Vista Elementary
6800 Franklin Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Enchanted Hills Elementary
5400 Obregon Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
V Sue Cleveland High School
4800 Laban Rd NW
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rio Rancho Public Schools
Living Word Christian Academy
1901 17th Ave NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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