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ZIP Code 87747

Primary City:Springer, NM (View All Cities)
County: Colfax County
Timezone: Mountain (12:54am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -104.4
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87747

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87747. 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 87747. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87747, 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:
Springer, NM
Unacceptable:
Abbott

Stats and Demographics for the 87747 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87747 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 87747 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 87747 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,624
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 811
Median Home Value $83,900
Land Area 727.47 sq mi
Water Area 1.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 639
Median Household Income $34,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male304046526972647664696955603845352116
Female332833432030263545466944514544383835
Total636879958910290111109115138991118389735951

Gender

 Male 921 57%
 Female 703 43%
Gender

Race

 White 1,289 79.4%
 Black Or African American 24 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 3.3%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 220 13.5%
 Two Or More Races 33 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner319579090936918
Renter193430413416188
Total2253871311241098726

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 285 45%
 Single Guardian 114 18%
 Singles 212 33%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 486 76%
 Households with Kids 153 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male212410691087128912581542059
Female71095495558441347914944
Total9221315101815131220121325915241829913

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87747 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87747 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 87747 real estate data, the median home value of $83,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87747 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87747 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87747 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,379 85%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 216 13%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 29 2%
 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 198 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 241 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 200 25%
 Households Vacant 172 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 19%
 For Migrant Workers 4 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 108 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 38 25%
 2 Bedroom 56 37%
 3+ Bedroom 58 38%
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 $34,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87747 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 87747 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. More commuters in 87747 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 360 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 356 25%
 No Earnings 720 50%
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 360 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 356 25%
 No Earnings 720 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 426 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 10 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 5%
 Worked at Home 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 119 17.0%
 High School Graduate 474 67.5%
 Associate's degree 27 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 40 5.7%
 Master's degree 31 4.4%
 Professional school degree 2 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 9 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 185 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87747

ZIP Code 87747 is in the Springer Municipal School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87747.

Forrester Elementary
311 Miranda
Springer, NM 87747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springer Municipal School District
Wilferth Elementary
311 Miranda
Springer, NM 87747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springer Municipal School District
Miranda Junior High School
1351 8th St
Springer, NM 87747
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Springer Municipal School District
Springer Correctional Facility
201 Hwy 468
Springer, NM 87747
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nm Corrections School District
Springer High School
1401 8th St
Springer, NM 87747
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Springer Municipal School District

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