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ZIP Code 87305

Post Office City:Gallup, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: McKinley County
Timezone: Mountain (8:32am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -108.6
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87305

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Primary/preferred city:
Gallup, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87305 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87305 is located in northwest New Mexico and covers a 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 87305 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87305 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,350
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,268
Median Home Value $59,500
Land Area 228.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,043
Median Household Income $23,975

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 5124129253
85 Plus111021


 Male 1,604 48%
 Female 1,746 52%


 White 331 9.9%
 Black Or African American 5 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,862 85.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 58 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 94 2.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus15116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 469 45%
 Single Guardian 313 30%
 Singles 233 22%
 Singles With Roommate 28 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 571 55%
 Households with Kids 472 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87305 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87305 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 87305 real estate data, the median home value of $59,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87305 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87305 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87305 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Rock Springs, NM home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,323 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 155 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 802 63%
 Renter Occupied Households 86 7%
 Households Vacant 225 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 5.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 1 0.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 36.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 128 56.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 10%
 1 Bedroom 2 5%
 2 Bedroom 7 18%
 3+ Bedroom 27 68%
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 $23,975 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87305 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 87305 can expect to fall in that range. 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 721 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 13%
 No Earnings 1,389 57%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 721 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 13%
 No Earnings 1,389 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 792 89.5%
 Public transportation 2 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 34 3.8%
 Worked at Home 57 6.4%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 574 32%
 High School Graduate 1,033 57%
 Associate's degree 61 3%
 Bachelor's degree 44 2%
 Master's degree 46 3%
 Professional school degree 39 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 702 89.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 41 5.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87305

ZIP Code 87305 is in the following school districts: Gallup-Mckinley Cty School District, Bread Springs Day School District, and Private. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87305.

Crownpoint Middle School
7 Chaco Dr
Gallup, NM 87305
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gallup-Mckinley Cty School District
Bread Springs Day School
PO Box 1117
Gallup, NM 87305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bread Springs Day School District
Wildcat Christian Academy
Highway 264 Mile Marker 9 Wildcat Dr.
Gallup, NM 87305
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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