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ZIP Code 87579

Primary City:Vadito, NM (View All Cities)
County: Taos County
Timezone: Mountain (5:16pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.17, -105.68
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87579. 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 87579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87579, 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:
Vadito, NM
Unacceptable:
Angostura, El Rancho Loma Linda, Pine View, Placita, Rodarte, Tres Ritos

Stats and Demographics for the 87579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87579 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 87579 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87579 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 890
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 637
Median Home Value $105,200
Land Area 123.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 374
Median Household Income $40,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18192632117222023383448302726201111
Female211426301420242735354242353616162113
Total393352622527464758737690656342363224

Gender

 Male 423 48%
 Female 467 52%
Gender

Race

 White 539 60.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.8%
 Asian 39 4.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 221 24.8%
 Two Or More Races 81 9.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner318296079614818
Renter2711169742
Total525407688685220

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 173 46%
 Single Guardian 65 17%
 Singles 118 32%
 Singles With Roommate 18 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 283 76%
 Households with Kids 91 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male306534354943371064575
Female27353314356483676743
Total579106749714107111016131012118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87579 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87579 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 87579 real estate data, the median home value of $105,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87579 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 852 96%
 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 38 4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 94 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 222 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 58 9%
 Households Vacant 263 41%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 1.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 2 0.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 199 75.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 21.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 46 36%
 2 Bedroom 2 2%
 3+ Bedroom 81 63%
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 $40,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87579 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. Residents in ZIP code 87579 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 87579. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 190 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 30%
 No Earnings 293 42%
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 190 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 30%
 No Earnings 293 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 315 89%
 Public transportation 20 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 2%
 Worked at Home 12 3%
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 56 30%
 High School Graduate 67 35%
 Associate's degree 49 26%
 Bachelor's degree 6 3%
 Master's degree 11 6%
 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 328 99%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87579

ZIP Code 87579 is in the La Jicarita Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87579.

La Jicarita Community School
54 Camino De Abajo
Vadito, NM 87579
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: La Jicarita Community School District

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