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ZIP Code 87801

Primary City:Socorro, NM (View All Cities)
County: Socorro County
Timezone: Mountain (2:50am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -106.5
ZIP (~42 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87801. 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 87801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87801, 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:
Socorro, NM
Unacceptable:
Campus, Escondida, Florida, Luis Lopez

Stats and Demographics for the 87801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87801 is located in central 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 87801 are primarily white. The number of young adults 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 87801 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,221
Population Density 72 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,615
Median Home Value $122,400
Land Area 142.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,134
Median Household Income $32,998

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3363033025166704182802742763583123292992291751158352
Female329311281367443299312255272333346330255226172134112117
Total6656145838831,113717592529548691658659554455347249195169

Gender

 Male 5,327 52%
 Female 4,894 48%
Gender

Race

 White 8,333 81.5%
 Black Or African American 145 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 379 3.7%
 Asian 189 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 842 8.2%
 Two Or More Races 327 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8025035254156239923583
Renter3513882452631951155520
Total431638597804757514290103

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,663 40%
 Single Guardian 773 19%
 Singles 1,323 32%
 Singles With Roommate 375 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,966 72%
 Households with Kids 1,168 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6568727182646833565568616454575962139199168
Female666977666765586358605450576056567084101103
Total13113714913714912912696114115122111121114113115132223300271

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87801 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87801 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 87801 real estate data, the median home value of $122,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 87801. Rentals in 87801 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,686 94.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 21 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 457 4.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,273 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,229 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,632 35%
 Households Vacant 481 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 229 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 36 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 8%
 For Migrant Workers 5 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 339 28.3%
 2 Bedroom 451 37.6%
 3+ Bedroom 405 33.8%
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 $32,998 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87801 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 87801 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 87801 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 2,366 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,819 23%
 No Earnings 3,605 46%
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 2,366 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,819 23%
 No Earnings 3,605 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,934 79.2%
 Public transportation 8 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 47 1.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 622 16.8%
 Worked at Home 95 2.6%
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 669 21%
 High School Graduate 1,455 46%
 Associate's degree 165 5%
 Bachelor's degree 500 16%
 Master's degree 148 5%
 Professional school degree 67 2%
 Doctorate degree 174 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,880 93.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 1.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87801

ZIP Code 87801 is in the Socorro Consolidated School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87801.

R. Sarracino Middle School
1425 El Camino Real
Socorro, NM 87801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Socorro Consolidated School District
Zimmerly Elementary
511 El Camino Real
Socorro, NM 87801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Socorro Consolidated School District
Parkview Elementary
107 Franciso De Avad
Socorro, NM 87801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Socorro Consolidated School District
Cottonwood Valley Charter
201 Neel Ave
Socorro, NM 87801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Socorro Consolidated School District
Socorro High School
1200 Michigan St
Socorro, NM 87801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Socorro Consolidated School District

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