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ZIP Code 87538

Primary City:Ilfeld, NM (View All Cities)
County: San Miguel County
Timezone: Mountain (9:23am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.45, -105.58
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87538

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87538. 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 87538. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87538, 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:
Ilfeld, NM
Unacceptable:
North San Ysidro, Rowe

Stats and Demographics for the 87538 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87538 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 87538 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. 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 87538 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 493
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 312
Median Home Value $110,500
Land Area 77.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 231
Median Household Income $24,128

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male131491310981416272134231613852
Female161415713614131824152427163724
Total2928242023152227345136585032161576

Gender

 Male 255 52%
 Female 238 48%
Gender

Race

 White 340 69.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 2.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 120 24.3%
 Two Or More Races 21 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3430506235164
Renter49336200
Total71333536837164

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 83 36%
 Single Guardian 36 16%
 Singles 100 43%
 Singles With Roommate 12 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 180 78%
 Households with Kids 51 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12622631222212204520
Female51623227024252310124
Total631245858246464514644

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87538 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87538 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 87538 real estate data, the median home value of $110,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87538 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 493 100%
 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 89 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 115 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 9%
 Households Vacant 81 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 51%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $24,128 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87538 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, 87538 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. In 87538 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 152 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 137 47%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 152 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 137 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 152 100%
 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 29 23%
 High School Graduate 29 23%
 Associate's degree 38 30%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 32 25%
 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 23 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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