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ZIP Code 87551

Primary City:Los Ojos, NM (View All Cities)
County: Rio Arriba County
Timezone: Mountain (1:56am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.6, -106.6
ZIP (~33 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87551. 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 87551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87551, 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:
Los Ojos, NM
Acceptable:
Rutheron
Unacceptable:
Brazos

Stats and Demographics for the 87551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87551 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 87551 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87551 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 305
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 427
Median Home Value $134,200
Land Area 30.52 sq mi
Water Area 9.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 143
Median Household Income $56,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 58

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male59687736561618161291154
Female28432856541717231411896
Total717101191581210103335392620191410

Gender

 Male 153 50%
 Female 152 50%
Gender

Race

 White 212 69.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.7%
 Asian 2 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 78 25.6%
 Two Or More Races 11 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner065114128184
Renter046103322
Total01011214431206

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 74 52%
 Single Guardian 20 14%
 Singles 38 27%
 Singles With Roommate 11 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 117 82%
 Households with Kids 26 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male23002005202121112131
Female10103021203010101100
Total33105026405131213231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87551 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 87551 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 87551 real estate data, the median home value of $134,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87551 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87551 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 305 100%
 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 42 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 71 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 7%
 Households Vacant 284 67%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 1.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 5 1.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 255 89.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 6.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 31 100%
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 $56,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87551 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 87551 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. More commuters in 87551 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 75 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 19%
 No Earnings 128 51%
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 75 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 19%
 No Earnings 128 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 112 100%
 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 25 19%
 High School Graduate 60 45%
 Associate's degree 14 10%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 35 26%
 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 65 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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