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ZIP Code 87042

Primary City:Peralta, NM (View All Cities)
County: Valencia County
Timezone: Mountain (2:50am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.83, -106.69
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87042

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87042. 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 87042. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87042, 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:
Peralta, NM
Acceptable:
Bosque Farms

Stats and Demographics for the 87042 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87042 is located in central New Mexico and covers a slightly less 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 87042 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87042 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,644
Population Density 804 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,478
Median Home Value $146,600
Land Area 4.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,366
Median Household Income $48,684

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59795192
5-9113102215
10-14131129260
15-19139131270
20-2495103198
25-297981160
30-3410186187
35-399792189
40-44106115221
45-49142170312
50-54172170342
55-59144144288
60-64122126248
65-699291183
70-745954113
75-795469123
80-84453681
85 Plus372562

Gender

 Male 1,825 50%
 Female 1,819 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,770 76.0%
 Black Or African American 32 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 91 2.5%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 580 15.9%
 Two Or More Races 161 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24172037
25-348060140
35-4415746203
45-5429740337
55-6427439313
65-7416318181
75-841107117
85 Plus31738

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 775 57%
 Single Guardian 243 18%
 Singles 266 19%
 Singles With Roommate 82 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 915 67%
 Households with Kids 451 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1181533
2271340
3222345
4112536
5162238
6251641
7232649
8251641
9242246
10213152
11232245
12282250
13273663
14321850
15242347
16323466
17283260
18242347
19311950
20231437

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87042 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87042 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 87042 real estate data, the median home value of $146,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 87042 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87042 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,644 100%
 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 730 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 399 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 237 16%
 Households Vacant 112 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 21 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 75 37%
 3+ Bedroom 130 63%
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 $48,684 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 87042 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 87042. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,135 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 610 21%
 No Earnings 1,221 41%
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 1,135 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 610 21%
 No Earnings 1,221 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,342 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 61 4%
 Worked at Home 183 12%
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. 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 181 15.5%
 High School Graduate 714 61.0%
 Associate's degree 0 0.0%
 Bachelor's degree 187 16.0%
 Master's degree 64 5.5%
 Professional school degree 9 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 16 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 517 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 77 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 47 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87042

ZIP Code 87042 is in the Los Lunas Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87042.

Peralta Elementary
3645 Hwy 47
Peralta, NM 87042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Lunas Public Schools
Good Shepherd Montessori
7 Mangham Ct
Peralta, NM 87042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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