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ZIP Code 87557

Primary City:Ranchos De Taos, NM (View All Cities)
County: Taos County
Timezone: Mountain (10:46am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -105.6
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87557. 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 87557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87557, 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:
Ranchos De Taos, NM
Acceptable:
Rnch De Taos
Unacceptable:
Llano Quemado, Ranch Taos, Ranches Of Taos, Rancho Taos, Ranchos Taos, Talpa

Stats and Demographics for the 87557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87557 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 87557 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87557 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,359
Population Density 63 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,127
Median Home Value $198,700
Land Area 101.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,673
Median Household Income $35,940

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male202216216200198187168208226232238227200164126775135
Female1901821901901651871501982022362682802311911061015467
Total392398406390363374318406428468506507431355232178105102

Gender

 Male 3,171 50%
 Female 3,188 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,240 66.7%
 Black Or African American 41 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 137 2.2%
 Asian 41 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 1,550 24.4%
 Two Or More Races 346 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3713731540550134215444
Renter6317014517196572610
Total10030746057659739918054

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,062 40%
 Single Guardian 539 20%
 Singles 891 33%
 Singles With Roommate 181 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,869 70%
 Households with Kids 804 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3653462736355151433746444742413745413653
Female3334474244394129294632423436343258432338
Total69879369807492807283788681787569103845991

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87557 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87557 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 87557 real estate data, the median home value of $198,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 87557. Rentals in 87557 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,209 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 148 2.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,007 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 928 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 738 24%
 Households Vacant 454 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 14.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 35 7.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 153 33.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 185 40.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 70 12%
 1 Bedroom 190 32%
 2 Bedroom 225 38%
 3+ Bedroom 108 18%
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 $35,940 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87557 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. The commute in 87557 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,855 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,557 31%
 No Earnings 1,610 32%
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 1,855 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,557 31%
 No Earnings 1,610 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,193 81.9%
 Public transportation 17 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 1.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 189 7.1%
 Worked at Home 245 9.2%
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 505 21%
 High School Graduate 1,190 49%
 Associate's degree 62 3%
 Bachelor's degree 421 17%
 Master's degree 163 7%
 Professional school degree 69 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,359 88.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 3.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 139 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87557

ZIP Code 87557 is in the Taos Municipal School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87557.

Ranchos De Taos Elementary
200 Sanders Ln
Ranchos Taos, NM 87557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taos Municipal School District
Taos Municipal Charter
1303 Paseo Del Canon East
Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taos Municipal School District

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