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ZIP Code 87829

Primary City:Quemado, NM (View All Cities)
County: Catron County
Timezone: Mountain (11:22am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.3, -108.7
ZIP (~28 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87829

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87829. 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 87829. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87829, 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:
Quemado, NM
Unacceptable:
Omega, Red Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 87829 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87829 is located in west 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 87829 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87829 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 922
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 902
Median Home Value $194,400
Land Area 1,752.73 sq mi
Water Area 2.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 419
Median Household Income $43,382

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26201825192614161433454553493227173
Female19142322191714111539575438422512118
Total4534414738432827297210299919157392811

Gender

 Male 482 52%
 Female 440 48%
Gender

Race

 White 787 85.4%
 Black Or African American 9 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 6.7%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 26 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 36 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51919689781416
Renter415824141251
Total934279211193467

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 231 55%
 Single Guardian 43 10%
 Singles 128 31%
 Singles With Roommate 17 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 340 81%
 Households with Kids 79 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male24554444425263666525
Female25072414334619186342
Total495126858759871271412867

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87829 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 87829 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 87829 real estate data, the median home value of $194,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 87829. Rentals in 87829 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87829 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 914 99%
 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 8 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 117 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 219 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 83 9%
 Households Vacant 483 54%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 3.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 17 3.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 381 78.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 13.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 40 100%
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 $43,382 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87829 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. A higher percentage of people in 87829 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 87829 can expect to fall in that range. 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 140 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 107 16%
 No Earnings 409 62%
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 140 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 107 16%
 No Earnings 409 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 132 61%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 6%
 Worked at Home 73 33%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 26 9%
 High School Graduate 231 80%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 31 11%
 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 87 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87829

ZIP Code 87829 is in the Quemado Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87829.

Quemado Elementary
3484 Hwy 60
Quemado, NM 87829
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Quemado Independent School District
Quemado High School
3484 Hwy 60
Quemado, NM 87829
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Quemado Independent School District

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