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ZIP Code 87828

Primary City:Polvadera, NM (View All Cities)
County: Socorro County
Timezone: Mountain (1:46pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.20, -106.92
ZIP (~1400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87828

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87828. 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 87828. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87828, 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:
Polvadera, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87828 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87828 is located in central 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 87828 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87828 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 429
Population Density 216 people per sq mi
Housing Units 187
Median Home Value $109,900
Land Area 1.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 162
Median Household Income $31,705

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 38

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


 Male 217 51%
 Female 212 49%


 White 356 83.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 4.2%
 Asian 3 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 34 7.9%
 Two Or More Races 16 3.7%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 73 45%
 Single Guardian 36 22%
 Singles 47 29%
 Singles With Roommate 6 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 106 65%
 Households with Kids 56 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87828 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87828 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 87828 real estate data, the median home value of $109,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 429 100%
 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 56 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 82 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 24 13%
 Households Vacant 25 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 72%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $31,705 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 87828 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. The commute in 87828 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 64 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 9%
 No Earnings 409 79%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 64 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 9%
 No Earnings 409 79%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 88 100%
 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 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 8 8%
 High School Graduate 48 50%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 40 42%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 133 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87828

ZIP Code 87828 is in the Socorro Consolidated School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87828.

Midway Elementary
9 Midway Rd
Polvadera, NM 87828
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Socorro Consolidated School District

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