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ZIP Code 87939

Primary City:Monticello, NM (View All Cities)
County: Sierra County
Timezone: Mountain (12:12am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.3, -107.5
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87939

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87939. 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 87939. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87939, 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:
Monticello, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87939 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87939 is located in west 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 87939 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 large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87939 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 125
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 80
Land Area 129.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 54

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 57

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


 Male 68 54%
 Female 57 46%


 White 118 94%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 4 3%
 Two Or More Races 2 2%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 29 54%
 Single Guardian 5 9%
 Singles 13 24%
 Singles With Roommate 7 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 45 83%
 Households with Kids 9 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87939 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87939 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 125 100%
 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 22 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 24 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 8 10%
 Households Vacant 26 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 77%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

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, 87939 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 87939 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 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 173 79%
 No Earnings 45 21%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 173 79%
 No Earnings 45 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 173 100%
 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

Compared to other ZIPs, 87939 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 173 85%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 12 6%
 Master's degree 18 9%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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