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ZIP Code 87531

Primary City:Embudo, NM (View All Cities)
County: Rio Arriba County
Timezone: Mountain (4:19pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.12, -106.01
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87531

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87531. 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 87531. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87531, 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:
Embudo, NM
Unacceptable:
Junta, La Bolsa, La Junta, Rinconado

Stats and Demographics for the 87531 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87531 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 87531 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87531 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 368
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 264
Median Home Value $238,000
Land Area 35.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 195
Median Household Income $19,881

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 57Male Median Age: 58Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male77683841671112192323111286
Female2676554816101515282110847
Total913131481382423212734514421201213

Gender

 Male 191 52%
 Female 177 48%
Gender

Race

 White 272 73.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 2.7%
 Asian 7 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 53 14.4%
 Two Or More Races 25 6.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0313214033229
Renter15911131221
Total18223253452410

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 72 37%
 Single Guardian 20 10%
 Singles 90 46%
 Singles With Roommate 13 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 166 85%
 Households with Kids 29 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02211123021120300231
Female10011032010312132001
Total12222155031432432232

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87531 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87531 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 87531 real estate data, the median home value of $238,000 is 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 87531. Rentals in 87531 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87531 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 368 100%
 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 51 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 90 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 54 20%
 Households Vacant 69 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 49%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 27 52%
 3+ Bedroom 25 48%
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 $19,881 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87531 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 87531 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 87531 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 88 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 111 27%
 No Earnings 216 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 88 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 111 27%
 No Earnings 216 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 174 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 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 65 34%
 High School Graduate 55 29%
 Associate's degree 22 12%
 Bachelor's degree 49 26%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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