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ZIP Code 87901

Primary City:Truth Or Consequences, NM (View All Cities)
County: Sierra County
Timezone: Mountain (11:54pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.1, -106.8
ZIP (~33 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87901. 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 87901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87901, 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:
Truth Or Consequences, NM
Acceptable:
Cuchillo, T Or C, Truth Consq

Stats and Demographics for the 87901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87901 is located in south 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 87901 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87901 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,139
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,680
Median Home Value $85,800
Land Area 806.77 sq mi
Water Area 48.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,561
Median Household Income $24,874

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male203142169151171179110145175238245302307278211210163133
Female193150155165167159114139180238276325287266250199183161
Total396292324316338338224284355476521627594544461409346294

Gender

 Male 3,532 49%
 Female 3,607 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,159 86.3%
 Black Or African American 43 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 129 1.8%
 Asian 32 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 528 7.4%
 Two Or More Races 246 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3292187358562523409119
Renter10617016824025117612444
Total138262355598813699533163

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,162 33%
 Single Guardian 538 15%
 Singles 1,614 45%
 Singles With Roommate 247 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,887 81%
 Households with Kids 674 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4136314626271938323837253534283534302435
Female4237403630353027282733224924323031383437
Total8373718256624965606570478458606565685872

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87901 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 87901 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 87901 real estate data, the median home value of $85,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87901 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 87901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,874 96.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 51 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 213 3.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,005 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,277 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,279 27%
 Households Vacant 1,119 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 276 24.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Sale Only 94 8.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 354 31.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 381 34.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 57 6%
 1 Bedroom 391 42%
 2 Bedroom 348 37%
 3+ Bedroom 135 15%
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 $24,874 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87901 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. The commute in 87901 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 1,167 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,272 22%
 No Earnings 3,443 59%
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 1,167 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,272 22%
 No Earnings 3,443 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,782 86.9%
 Public transportation 25 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 100 4.9%
 Worked at Home 135 6.6%
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 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 478 18%
 High School Graduate 1,505 58%
 Associate's degree 52 2%
 Bachelor's degree 364 14%
 Master's degree 103 4%
 Professional school degree 56 2%
 Doctorate degree 51 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 655 75.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 110 12.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 99 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87901

ZIP Code 87901 is in the T or C Municipal School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87901.

Sierra Elementary
1500 North Silver
T or C, NM 87901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: T or C Municipal School District
T or C Elementary
1500 North Silver
T or C, NM 87901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: T or C Municipal School District
T or C Middle School
1802 Pershing St
T or C, NM 87901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: T or C Municipal School District
Hot Springs High School
1200 North Pershing Ave
T or C, NM 87901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: T or C Municipal School District
Manzano Christian School
1300 S Broadway St
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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