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ZIP Code 87942

Primary City:Williamsburg, NM (View All Cities)
County: Sierra County
Timezone: Mountain (11:04am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.1, -107.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87942

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87942. 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 87942. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87942, 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:
Williamsburg, NM
Unacceptable:
Las Palomas

Stats and Demographics for the 87942 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87942 is located in southwest 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 87942 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87942 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 898
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 537
Median Home Value $92,700
Land Area 147.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 437
Median Household Income $31,848

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13162229151691925233844485135241318
Female142218201415192017313848384630221612
Total273840492931283942547692869765462930

Gender

 Male 458 51%
 Female 440 49%
Gender

Race

 White 818 91%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 3%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 36 4%
 Two Or More Races 20 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner516356586975519
Renter1778171342
Total62342731031105921

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 200 46%
 Single Guardian 47 11%
 Singles 160 37%
 Singles With Roommate 30 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 359 82%
 Households with Kids 78 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male142243351324310759536
Female44407253543155652432
Total5862115886755815131011968

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87942 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87942 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 87942 real estate data, the median home value of $92,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87942 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87942 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87942 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 898 100%
 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 165 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 213 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 59 11%
 Households Vacant 100 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 6 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 49%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 30 64%
 2 Bedroom 14 30%
 3+ Bedroom 3 6%
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 $31,848 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87942 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 87942 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 189 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 133 20%
 No Earnings 327 50%
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 189 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 133 20%
 No Earnings 327 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 282 92.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 1.3%
 Worked at Home 18 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 42 13%
 High School Graduate 220 69%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 57 18%
 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 64 91.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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