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ZIP Code 87537

Primary City:Hernandez, NM (View All Cities)
County: Rio Arriba County
Timezone: Mountain (3:32am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.06, -106.19
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87537

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87537. 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 87537. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87537, 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:
Hernandez, NM
Unacceptable:
Chili, El Duende

Stats and Demographics for the 87537 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87537 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 87537 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87537 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,957
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,247
Median Home Value $114,300
Land Area 59.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,084
Median Household Income $35,891

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male101119113136891057811195998990100623536813
Female10910812612310575981161068911198795428261710
Total21022723925919418017622720118820018817911663622523

Gender

 Male 1,479 50%
 Female 1,478 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,727 58.4%
 Black Or African American 12 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 2.6%
 Asian 12 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,044 35.3%
 Two Or More Races 85 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner25111208184184955117
Renter21504734321771
Total461612552182161125818

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 488 45%
 Single Guardian 281 26%
 Singles 256 24%
 Singles With Roommate 59 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 647 60%
 Households with Kids 437 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2219221730212619232224252022263225252818
Female2625152325191620282521272825222125292629
Total4844374055404239514745524847485350545447

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87537 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87537 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 87537 real estate data, the median home value of $114,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87537 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87537 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87537 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,957 100%
 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 390 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 485 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 209 17%
 Households Vacant 163 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 16.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.8%
 For Sale Only 13 8.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 12.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 61.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 2%
 2 Bedroom 85 41%
 3+ Bedroom 116 57%
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 $35,891 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87537 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 87537. 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 1,100 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 436 16%
 No Earnings 1,136 43%
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 1,100 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 436 16%
 No Earnings 1,136 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,284 93%
 Public transportation 52 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 1%
 Worked at Home 29 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 327 30%
 High School Graduate 613 56%
 Associate's degree 89 8%
 Bachelor's degree 14 1%
 Master's degree 49 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 9 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 697 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 135 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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