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ZIP Code 87553

Primary City:Penasco, NM (View All Cities)
County: Taos County
Timezone: Mountain (11:10pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -105.6
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87553

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87553. 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 87553. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87553, 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:
Penasco, NM
Unacceptable:
Picuris, Rio Lucio

Stats and Demographics for the 87553 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87553 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 87553 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87553 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,209
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 626
Median Home Value $105,500
Land Area 20.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 499
Median Household Income $31,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3534385728242635425544414027321778
Female303846482125343649473942364331241713
Total65728410549496071911028383767063412421

Gender

 Male 590 49%
 Female 619 51%
Gender

Race

 White 669 55.3%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 150 12.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 311 25.7%
 Two Or More Races 76 6.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner828588468814118
Renter4232320211390
Total12518110489945018

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 213 43%
 Single Guardian 116 23%
 Singles 147 29%
 Singles With Roommate 23 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 341 68%
 Households with Kids 158 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7581235109711431371361611115
Female665610104958121010613710990
Total131113181315141812191613231326132620205

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87553 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87553 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 87553 real estate data, the median home value of $105,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87553 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87553 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87553 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,209 100%
 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 107 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 279 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 113 18%
 Households Vacant 127 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 15.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 2 1.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 24.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 57.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 23%
 2 Bedroom 15 20%
 3+ Bedroom 43 57%
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 $31,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87553 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 87553 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 232 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 162 19%
 No Earnings 472 55%
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 232 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 162 19%
 No Earnings 472 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 269 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 8%
 Worked at Home 29 9%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 81 20%
 High School Graduate 237 58%
 Associate's degree 35 9%
 Bachelor's degree 30 7%
 Master's degree 19 5%
 Professional school degree 6 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 174 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87553

ZIP Code 87553 is in the Penasco Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87553.

Penasco Elementary
14190 Nm 75
Penasco, NM 87553
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Penasco Independent School District
Penasco High School
13 School Rd
Penasco, NM 87553
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Penasco Independent School District
Penasco Middle School
13 School Rd
Penasco, NM 87553
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Penasco Independent School District

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