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ZIP Code 87712

Primary City:Buena Vista, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Mora County
Timezone: Mountain (5:35am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -105.4
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87712

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87712. 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 87712. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87712, 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:
Buena Vista, NM
Unacceptable:
Golondrinas

Stats and Demographics for the 87712 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87712 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 87712 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87712 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 283
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 160
Land Area 67.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 119

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male86115139957171356122853
Female1011565494109116910171021
Total181716111813189172624111522191874

Gender

 Male 144 51%
 Female 139 49%
Gender

Race

 White 199 70%
 Black Or African American 10 4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 3%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 51 18%
 Two Or More Races 15 5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4127261120153
Renter01337700
Total41310291827153

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 62 52%
 Single Guardian 16 13%
 Singles 35 29%
 Singles With Roommate 6 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 88 74%
 Households with Kids 31 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male03310111301514102200
Female24132421212200012302
Total27442532513714114502

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87712 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87712 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 87712 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87712 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 283 100%
 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 31 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 67 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 13%
 Households Vacant 41 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 22 100%
 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

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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 87712 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 87712 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 112 84%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 22 16%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 112 84%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 22 16%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 112 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 35 47%
 High School Graduate 39 53%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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