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ZIP Code 87311

Post Office City:Church Rock, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: McKinley County
Timezone: Mountain (1:43am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.536, -108.602
ZIP (~700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87311

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 87311. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 87311 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:
Church Rock, NM
Navajo Wingate Village, Springstead

Stats and Demographics for the 87311 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87311 is located in northwest 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 87311 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 young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87311 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,208
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,364
Median Home Value $46,800
Land Area 193.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,139
Median Household Income $22,022

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 30

Under 5186180366
85 Plus161632


 Male 2,061 49%
 Female 2,147 51%


 White 25 0.6%
 Black Or African American 7 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4,134 98.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 42 1.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus23124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 419 37%
 Single Guardian 480 42%
 Singles 200 18%
 Singles With Roommate 40 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 546 48%
 Households with Kids 593 52%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87311 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87311 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 87311 real estate data, the median home value of $46,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87311 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87311 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87311 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,208 100%
 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 168 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 808 59%
 Renter Occupied Households 163 12%
 Households Vacant 225 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 8.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.3%
 For Sale Only 1 0.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 87 38.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 114 50.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 6%
 1 Bedroom 7 5%
 2 Bedroom 27 18%
 3+ Bedroom 109 72%
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 $22,022 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87311 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. However, that is not the case in 87311. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Church Rock, NM unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 671 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 267 11%
 No Earnings 1,409 60%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 671 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 267 11%
 No Earnings 1,409 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 737 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 4%
 Worked at Home 69 8%
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 739 39.5%
 High School Graduate 886 47.4%
 Associate's degree 172 9.2%
 Bachelor's degree 61 3.3%
 Master's degree 12 0.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 801 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 109 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87311

ZIP Code 87311 is in the Gallup-Mckinley Cty School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87311.

Church Rock Elementary
43 Challenger Rd
Church Rock, NM 87311
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gallup-Mckinley Cty School District

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