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ZIP Code 87051

Post Office City:San Rafael, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Cibola County
Timezone: Mountain (12:59am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.113, -107.880
ZIP (~1000 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87051

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 87051. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 87051 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
San Rafael, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87051 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87051 is located in northwest 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 87051 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87051 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 969
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 463
Median Home Value $86,100
Land Area 63.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 376
Median Household Income $85,459

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 40

Under 5223052
85 Plus538


 Male 482 50%
 Female 487 50%


 White 537 55.4%
 Black Or African American 4 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 2.2%
 Asian 5 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 354 36.5%
 Two Or More Races 48 5.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus606

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 177 47%
 Single Guardian 83 22%
 Singles 94 25%
 Singles With Roommate 22 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 238 63%
 Households with Kids 138 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87051 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87051 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 87051 real estate data, the median home value of $86,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 87051. Rentals in 87051 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87051 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see San Rafael, NM real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 969 100%
 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 122 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 215 46%
 Renter Occupied Households 39 8%
 Households Vacant 87 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 8%
 For Sale Only 5 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 53 61%
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 19 100%
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 $85,459 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87051 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 87051 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. Most commuters in 87051 can expect to fall in that range. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 341 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 247 31%
 No Earnings 218 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 341 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 247 31%
 No Earnings 218 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 451 80%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 113 20%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 110 14%
 High School Graduate 507 66%
 Associate's degree 91 12%
 Bachelor's degree 56 7%
 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 100 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87051

ZIP Code 87051 is in the Grants-Cibola County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87051.

San Rafael Elementary
Loma Linda St
San Rafael, NM 87051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grants-Cibola County School District

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