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ZIP Code 87578

Primary City:Truchas, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Rio Arriba County
Timezone: Mountain (10:45am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -105.8
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87578

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87578. 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 87578. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87578, 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:
Truchas, NM
Unacceptable:
Cordova

Stats and Demographics for the 87578 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87578 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 87578 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 87578 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 611
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 376
Median Home Value $244,100
Land Area 43.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 272
Median Household Income $58,348

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20121620139232214134134231811486
Female16171912171318191418203219161913814
Total362935323022414128316166423430171620

Gender

 Male 307 50%
 Female 304 50%
Gender

Race

 White 364 59.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 1.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 226 37.0%
 Two Or More Races 12 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner622275052432318
Renter363412120
Total928305464442518

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 108 40%
 Single Guardian 54 20%
 Singles 96 35%
 Singles With Roommate 14 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 209 77%
 Households with Kids 63 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13751313441623427342
Female44518331274422142234
Total57126964461151045569576

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87578 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87578 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 87578 real estate data, the median home value of $244,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 87578. Rentals in 87578 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87578 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 611 100%
 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 72 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 169 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 31 8%
 Households Vacant 104 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 5 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 12 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $58,348 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87578 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 87578 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 371 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 217 24%
 No Earnings 305 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 371 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 217 24%
 No Earnings 305 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 505 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 33 6%
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 52 11.4%
 High School Graduate 223 48.7%
 Associate's degree 32 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 150 32.8%
 Master's degree 1 0.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 162 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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