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ZIP Code 87743

Primary City:Roy, NM (View All Cities)
County: Harding County
Timezone: Mountain (8:21pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -104.1
ZIP (~23 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87743

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87743. 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 87743. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87743, 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:
Roy, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87743 is located in northeast 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 87743 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87743 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 361
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 276
Median Home Value $64,000
Land Area 555.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 186
Median Household Income $29,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 57

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male658949551115182020101612812
Female537926351012132118101310912
Total118151861581021273141382029221724

Gender

 Male 193 53%
 Female 168 47%
Gender

Race

 White 312 86.4%
 Black Or African American 2 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 37 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14102245252518
Renter168106131
Total210183251262819

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 84 45%
 Single Guardian 21 11%
 Singles 70 38%
 Singles With Roommate 11 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 160 86%
 Households with Kids 26 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02210311011411114301
Female30202010013021312210
Total32412321024432426511

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87743 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87743 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 87743 real estate data, the median home value of $64,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87743 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87743 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 361 100%
 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 25 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 125 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 36 13%
 Households Vacant 90 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 79%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 50%
 3+ Bedroom 11 50%
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 $29,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87743 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 87743 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 75 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 134 40%
 No Earnings 129 38%
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 75 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 134 40%
 No Earnings 129 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 109 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 7%
 Worked at Home 10 8%
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 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 18 13%
 High School Graduate 92 64%
 Associate's degree 9 6%
 Bachelor's degree 20 14%
 Master's degree 4 3%
 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 27 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 29%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87743

ZIP Code 87743 is in the Roy Municipal School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87743.

Roy Elementary
5th St and Roosevelt St
Roy, NM 87743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roy Municipal School District
Roy High School
5th St and Roosevelt St
Roy, NM 87743
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roy Municipal School District

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