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ZIP Code 87529

Primary City:El Prado, NM (View All Cities)
County: Taos County
Timezone: Mountain (5:47am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -105.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87529

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87529. 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 87529. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87529, 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:
El Prado, NM
Unacceptable:
Des Montes

Stats and Demographics for the 87529 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87529 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 87529 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87529 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,600
Population Density 142 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,198
Median Home Value $234,700
Land Area 25.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,683
Median Household Income $39,426

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9410898888994889811712513316317610962532328
Female751049582689210110412712316618521312868613626
Total1692121931701571861892022442482993483892371301145954

Gender

 Male 1,746 49%
 Female 1,854 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,624 72.9%
 Black Or African American 11 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 100 2.8%
 Asian 18 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 739 20.5%
 Two Or More Races 107 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner187916425038021710123
Renter338697959319208
Total5116526134547323612131

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 671 40%
 Single Guardian 303 18%
 Singles 572 34%
 Singles With Roommate 137 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,280 76%
 Households with Kids 403 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male232314222418172623192220211619291715820
Female1613152219152621231821181721141119261210
Total3936294443334347463743383837334036412030

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87529 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87529 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 87529 real estate data, the median home value of $234,700 is high 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 87529. Rentals in 87529 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87529 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,577 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 1 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 688 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 544 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 451 21%
 Households Vacant 515 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 63 12.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 33 6.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 352 68.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 11.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 1%
 1 Bedroom 130 24%
 2 Bedroom 223 42%
 3+ Bedroom 178 33%
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 $39,426 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87529 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 87529 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 87529 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 1,422 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,646 35%
 No Earnings 1,633 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 1,422 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,646 35%
 No Earnings 1,633 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,859 84%
 Public transportation 52 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 2%
 Worked at Home 255 12%
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 104 7%
 High School Graduate 737 48%
 Associate's degree 197 13%
 Bachelor's degree 269 18%
 Master's degree 118 8%
 Professional school degree 83 5%
 Doctorate degree 21 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 581 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 134 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87529

ZIP Code 87529 is in the Taos Municipal School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87529.

Anansi Charter School
57 State Hwy 230
El Prado, NM 87529
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taos Municipal School District
Taos Waldorf School
9 Don Ben Romero Rd
El Prado, NM 87529
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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