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ZIP Code 87548

Primary City:Medanales, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Rio Arriba County
Timezone: Mountain (11:41am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -106.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87548

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87548. 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 87548. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87548, 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:
Medanales, NM
Unacceptable:
Medalanes, Medenales

Stats and Demographics for the 87548 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87548 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 87548 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87548 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 928
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 402
Median Home Value $158,500
Land Area 33.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 355
Median Household Income $73,194

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male332524382524261930373736233215785
Female35314439232521232843434727268966
Total685668774849474258808083505823161411

Gender

 Male 444 48%
 Female 484 52%
Gender

Race

 White 501 54.0%
 Black Or African American 12 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 2.8%
 Asian 5 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 348 37.5%
 Two Or More Races 36 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner63544697747206
Renter467159721
Total104151848654227

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 168 47%
 Single Guardian 87 25%
 Singles 80 23%
 Singles With Roommate 20 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 227 64%
 Households with Kids 128 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male677744476638257134595
Female7102810449445181078125592
Total1317915148816101082612121525910187

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87548 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87548 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 87548 real estate data, the median home value of $158,500 is slightly less than average 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 87548. Rentals in 87548 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87548 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 928 100%
 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 158 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 146 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 13%
 Households Vacant 47 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 48%
 3+ Bedroom 12 52%
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 $73,194 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87548 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 87548. 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 447 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 113 12%
 No Earnings 386 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 447 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 113 12%
 No Earnings 386 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 546 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 14 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 35 11%
 High School Graduate 177 58%
 Associate's degree 26 9%
 Bachelor's degree 55 18%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 12 4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 43 32%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 68%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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