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ZIP Code 87943

Primary City:Winston, NM (View All Cities)
County: Sierra County
Timezone: Mountain (5:46am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -107.8
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87943

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87943. 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 87943. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87943, 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:
Winston, NM
Unacceptable:
Chloride, Dusty

Stats and Demographics for the 87943 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87943 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 87943 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87943 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 228
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 233
Median Home Value $14,300
Land Area 1,104.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 117
Median Household Income $39,350

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 58Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male22931123971311181381431
Female3041021457710148119841
Total5213133268161423252624172272

Gender

 Male 120 53%
 Female 108 47%
Gender

Race

 White 213 93%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 4%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 3 1%
 Two Or More Races 4 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0012193123200
Renter03133110
Total0313223424210

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 67 57%
 Single Guardian 4 3%
 Singles 42 36%
 Singles With Roommate 4 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 97 83%
 Households with Kids 20 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10011010012303200101
Female10100000021001055000
Total20111010033304255101

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87943 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 87943 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 87943 real estate data, the median home value of $14,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87943 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87943 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87943 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 228 100%
 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 40 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 65 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 12 5%
 Households Vacant 116 50%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 85 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 24%
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 5 100%
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 $39,350 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87943 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 87943 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. The commute in 87943 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 38 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 9%
 No Earnings 118 69%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 38 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 9%
 No Earnings 118 69%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 36 67%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 18 33%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 45 50%
 High School Graduate 40 44%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 5 6%
 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 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 100%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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