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ZIP Code 87571

Primary City:Taos, NM (View All Cities)
County: Taos County
Timezone: Mountain (7:25pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -105.5
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87571

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87571. 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 87571. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87571, 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:
Taos, NM
Unacceptable:
Pilar, Pot Creek, Ranchito, Taos Pueblo, Valle Escondido

Stats and Demographics for the 87571 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87571 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 87571 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87571 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,706
Population Density 77 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,656
Median Home Value $222,100
Land Area 151.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,313
Median Household Income $31,166

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male35337934637128130330032034139141246050930125114010278
Female334330304311304293315355320478479573483365300209139176
Total6877096506825855966156756618698911,033992666551349241254

Gender

 Male 5,638 48%
 Female 6,068 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,669 65.5%
 Black Or African American 57 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,489 12.7%
 Asian 85 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 1,819 15.5%
 Two Or More Races 585 5.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner50204413703997662317110
Renter1453423353843471798936
Total1955467481,0871,344841406146

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,845 35%
 Single Guardian 1,069 20%
 Singles 2,035 38%
 Singles With Roommate 364 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,899 73%
 Households with Kids 1,414 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6576786277616697786688686757588192627864
Female7070745871686759656862555960575767765463
Total135146152120148129133156143134150123126117115138159138132127

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87571 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87571 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 87571 real estate data, the median home value of $222,100 is slightly higher 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 87571. Rentals in 87571 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87571 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,504 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 22 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 144 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,717 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,739 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,857 28%
 Households Vacant 1,343 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 213 15.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.7%
 For Sale Only 85 6.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 768 57.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 255 19.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 162 10%
 1 Bedroom 349 22%
 2 Bedroom 684 43%
 3+ Bedroom 401 25%
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 $31,166 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87571 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 87571 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 87571 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,681 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,558 29%
 No Earnings 3,436 40%
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 2,681 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,558 29%
 No Earnings 3,436 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,505 81.6%
 Public transportation 14 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 361 8.4%
 Worked at Home 417 9.7%
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 463 12.4%
 High School Graduate 1,715 45.8%
 Associate's degree 454 12.1%
 Bachelor's degree 863 23.0%
 Master's degree 154 4.1%
 Professional school degree 11 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 85 2.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,104 80.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 184 13.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 88 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87571

ZIP Code 87571 is in the Taos Academy. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87571.

Taos Academy
125 La Posta Rd
Taos, NM 87571
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Taos Academy
Taos Integrated School of Arts
123 Monzanares
Taos, NM 87571
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taos Integrated School of the Arts School District
Enos Garcia Elementary
305 Don Fernando
Taos, NM 87571
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taos Municipal School District
Taos Middle School
235 Paseo Del Canon
Taos, NM 87571
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Taos Municipal School District
Taos Day School
200 Rotten Tree Rd
Taos, NM 87571
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taos Day School District
Taos High School
134 Cervantes
Taos, NM 87571
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Taos Municipal School District
Chrysalis Alternative
522 Evergreen Ln
Taos, NM 87571
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Taos Municipal School District
Taos Cyber Magnet
213 Paseo Del Canon
Taos, NM 87571
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Taos Municipal School District
Vista Grande High School
111 Paseo Del Canon West
Taos, NM 87571
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Taos Municipal School District

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