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ZIP Code 87549

Primary City:Ojo Caliente, NM (View All Cities)
County: Taos County
Timezone: Mountain (10:28am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.6, -105.8
ZIP (~34 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87549

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87549. 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 87549. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87549, 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:
Ojo Caliente, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87549 is located in north New Mexico and covers a slightly higher 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 87549 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 a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87549 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,118
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 525
Median Home Value $156,400
Land Area 94.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 440
Median Household Income $45,327

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4046483018394334293645343021161562
Female45384336283649363338423644281317717
Total858491664675927062748770744929321319

Gender

 Male 532 48%
 Female 586 52%
Gender

Race

 White 785 70.2%
 Black Or African American 4 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 2.1%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 250 22.4%
 Two Or More Races 53 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner565607390422612
Renter61113199441
Total1176739299463013

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 185 42%
 Single Guardian 96 22%
 Singles 131 30%
 Singles With Roommate 28 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 286 65%
 Households with Kids 154 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8126917741171181199765845
Female115108568127121171038910455
Total191716172213122314231918191215151512910

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87549 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87549 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 87549 real estate data, the median home value of $156,400 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 87549. Rentals in 87549 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87549 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,118 100%
 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 220 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 153 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 67 13%
 Households Vacant 85 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 17 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 24 65%
 3+ Bedroom 13 35%
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 $45,327 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87549 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. Residents in ZIP code 87549 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 87549. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 415 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 146 20%
 No Earnings 163 23%
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 415 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 146 20%
 No Earnings 163 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 411 78%
 Public transportation 46 9%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 9%
 Worked at Home 24 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 87549 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 94 34%
 Associate's degree 118 42%
 Bachelor's degree 60 21%
 Master's degree 8 3%
 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 169 49%
 Enrolled in Private School 112 32%
 Not Enrolled in School 67 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87549

ZIP Code 87549 is in the Mesa Vista Consolidated School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87549.

Ojo Caliente Elementary
Hwy 285 Junction 111
Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Vista Consolidated School District
Mesa Vista High School
Hwy 285 Junction 111
Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mesa Vista Consolidated School District
Mesa Vista Middle School
Hwy 285 Junction 111
Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mesa Vista Consolidated School District

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