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ZIP Code 87522

Primary City:Chimayo, NM (View All Cities)
Timezone: Mountain (9:22am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -105.8
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87522

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87522. 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 87522. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87522, 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:
Chimayo, NM
Acceptable:
Cundiyo
Unacceptable:
El Portero, El Rincon De Los Trujillos, Rio Chiquito, Sanctuario

Stats and Demographics for the 87522 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87522 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 87522 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87522 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,384
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,669
Median Home Value $93,500
Land Area 156.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,414
Median Household Income $32,950

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male949610113010698971061081331411301108347422412
Female100106104113729197981101241331481278169694836
Total1942022052431781891942042182572742782371641161117248

Gender

 Male 1,658 49%
 Female 1,726 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,888 55.8%
 Black Or African American 15 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 2.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 1,178 34.8%
 Two Or More Races 219 6.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2111018425328516812438
Renter185236563418134
Total3916222030931918613742

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 597 42%
 Single Guardian 322 23%
 Singles 425 30%
 Singles With Roommate 70 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 982 69%
 Households with Kids 432 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2419201614181630181923142322163325312518
Female2312171918182027232624231714163128211716
Total4731373532363657414547374036326453524234

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87522 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87522 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 87522 real estate data, the median home value of $93,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87522 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87522 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87522 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,384 100%
 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 406 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 777 47%
 Renter Occupied Households 231 14%
 Households Vacant 255 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 12 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 165 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 53 17%
 2 Bedroom 95 31%
 3+ Bedroom 155 51%
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 $32,950 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87522 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. Residents in ZIP code 87522 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 87522 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 636 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 525 22%
 No Earnings 1,275 52%
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 636 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 525 22%
 No Earnings 1,275 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 866 88%
 Public transportation 53 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 2%
 Worked at Home 37 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 273 31%
 High School Graduate 535 60%
 Associate's degree 83 9%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 417 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 143 26%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87522

ZIP Code 87522 is in the Espanola Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87522.

Chimayo Elementary
31 County Rd 93
Chiayo, NM 87522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Espanola Public Schools
Mountain View Elementary
335 County Rd 80
Cordova, NM 87522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Espanola Public Schools

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