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ZIP Code 87701

Primary City:Las Vegas, NM (View All Cities)
County: San Miguel County
Timezone: Mountain (9:24am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.5, -105.1
ZIP (~33 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87701. 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 87701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87701, 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:
Las Vegas, NM
Unacceptable:
Romeroville, West Las Vegas

Stats and Demographics for the 87701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87701 is located in north New Mexico and covers an extremely large 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 87701 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87701 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,081
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,469
Median Home Value $118,100
Land Area 1,610.88 sq mi
Water Area 3.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,044
Median Household Income $29,534

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male568597629958842632562478543768772650622500353228146104
Female565557601891766620490587531744730719697503388296222222
Total1,1331,1541,2301,8491,6081,2521,0521,0651,0741,5121,5021,3691,3191,003741524368326

Gender

 Male 9,952 50%
 Female 10,129 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,335 66.4%
 Black Or African American 356 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 366 1.8%
 Asian 192 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.2%
 Other Race 5,051 25.2%
 Two Or More Races 748 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1014617081,2231,207900473164
Renter42155844151342224814559
Total5221,0191,1491,7361,6291,148618223

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,813 35%
 Single Guardian 1,967 24%
 Singles 2,686 33%
 Singles With Roommate 578 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,672 71%
 Households with Kids 2,372 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1179313011412910899126135141113114116145125147202231253191
Female107115128113101124110108114123123112121122122130189240210209
Total224208258227230232209234249264236226237267247277391471463400

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87701 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87701 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 87701 real estate data, the median home value of $118,100 is slightly less 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 87701. Rentals in 87701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,795 93.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 101 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 365 1.8%
 College Student Housing 481 2.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 318 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,667 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,570 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,807 30%
 Households Vacant 1,425 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 276 19.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.4%
 For Sale Only 63 4.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 391 27.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 673 47.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 58 2%
 1 Bedroom 622 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,141 45%
 3+ Bedroom 732 29%
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 $29,534 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87701 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. More commuters in 87701 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 5,212 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,087 19%
 No Earnings 8,120 49%
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 5,212 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,087 19%
 No Earnings 8,120 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,104 89.6%
 Public transportation 34 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 331 4.9%
 Worked at Home 347 5.1%
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 1,156 18.2%
 High School Graduate 3,640 57.3%
 Associate's degree 402 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 629 9.9%
 Master's degree 402 6.3%
 Professional school degree 85 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 38 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,030 84.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 225 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 321 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87701

ZIP Code 87701 is in the Las Vegas City Public Schools. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87701.

Los Ninos Elementary
474 Legion Dr
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Vegas City Public Schools
Memorial Middle School
Old National Rd
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Vegas City Public Schools
Paul D. Henry Elementary
1104 3rd St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Vegas City Public Schools
Mike Sena Elementary
901 Douglas Ave
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Vegas City Public Schools
Sierra Vista Elementary
475 Legion Dr
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Vegas City Public Schools
Legion Park Elementary
730 Legion Dr
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Vegas City Public Schools
Luis E. Armijo Elementary
600 Porter St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
Don Cecilio Mtz Elementary
412 Santa Fe St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
Tony Serna Junior Elementary
1725 New Mexico Ave
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
Valley Elementary
179 Bridge St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
Valley Middle School
179 Bridge St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
W Las Vegas Middle School
1024 South Pacific
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
Union Elementary
421 Union St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
Rio Gallinas School
1300 Mineral Hill
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
Robertson High School
5th and Friedman
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Las Vegas City Public Schools
W Las Vegas High School
157 Moreno St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
Wlv Family Partnership
179 Bridge St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Las Vegas Public Schools
Monte Vista Christian School
6 Pork Chop Dr
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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