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ZIP Code 87540

Primary City:Lamy, NM (View All Cities)
County: Santa Fe County
Timezone: Mountain (12:22pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -105.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87540. 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 87540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87540, 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:
Lamy, NM
Acceptable:
Galisteo, Santa Fe

Stats and Demographics for the 87540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87540 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 87540 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87540 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 923
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 536
Median Home Value $401,400
Land Area 84.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 451
Median Household Income $46,400

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1120241510181513263135506146192373
Female1322152181815152254426583581710117
Total244239361836302848857711514410436331810

Gender

 Male 427 46%
 Female 496 54%
Gender

Race

 White 831 90.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 1.1%
 Asian 18 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 41 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 21 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner211257313090314
Renter21582623821
Total426339915398335

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 214 47%
 Single Guardian 41 9%
 Singles 148 33%
 Singles With Roommate 48 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 375 83%
 Households with Kids 76 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13333654246545624302
Female413564480650311160133
Total5468910912210115761784435

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87540 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87540 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 87540 real estate data, the median home value of $401,400 is extremely 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 87540. Rentals in 87540 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 923 100%
 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 232 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 134 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 85 16%
 Households Vacant 85 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 52%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 23 26%
 2 Bedroom 53 60%
 3+ Bedroom 12 14%
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 $46,400 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87540 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. A higher percentage of people in 87540 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 87540. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 243 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 193 29%
 No Earnings 239 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 243 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 193 29%
 No Earnings 239 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 269 63%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 9%
 Worked at Home 121 28%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 87540 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 7 3%
 High School Graduate 83 35%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 72 31%
 Master's degree 35 15%
 Professional school degree 38 16%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 102 61%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 41 25%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87540

ZIP Code 87540 is in the Santa Fe Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87540.

Tierra Encantada Charter School
73 Los Hornos Rd
Lamy, NM 87540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Santa Fe Public Schools

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