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ZIP Code 87323

Primary City:Thoreau, NM (View All Cities)
Timezone: Mountain (2:25am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -107.7
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87323

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87323. 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 87323. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87323, 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:
Thoreau, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87323 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87323 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 87323 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87323 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,558
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,979
Median Home Value $66,100
Land Area 290.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,386
Median Household Income $25,956

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5167202369
5-9197185382
10-14209239448
15-19253243496
20-24145170315
25-29159111270
30-34142147289
35-39128138266
40-44130121251
45-49137145282
50-54151153304
55-59121129250
60-6494107201
65-6960105165
70-745361114
75-79345690
80-84131932
85 Plus151934

Gender

 Male 2,208 48%
 Female 2,350 52%
Gender

Race

 White 621 13.6%
 Black Or African American 10 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3,761 82.5%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.2%
 Other Race 79 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 76 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24262349
25-3411161172
35-4418467251
45-5424779326
55-6421757274
65-7416831199
75-8485489
85 Plus23326

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 574 41%
 Single Guardian 435 31%
 Singles 318 23%
 Singles With Roommate 59 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 781 56%
 Households with Kids 605 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1304878
2393978
3353873
4294675
5313465
6414182
7383068
8353873
9524294
10453984
11375188
12414889
13474491
14395796
15464793
165648104
175254106
185546101
19444892
20334679

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87323 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87323 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 87323 real estate data, the median home value of $66,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87323 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87323 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87323 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,558 100%
 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 225 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 836 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 325 16%
 Households Vacant 593 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 4.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 12 2.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 269 45.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 277 46.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 7%
 1 Bedroom 30 13%
 2 Bedroom 68 29%
 3+ Bedroom 121 51%
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 $25,956 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87323 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 87323 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 87323. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 764 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 549 16%
 No Earnings 2,035 61%
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 764 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 549 16%
 No Earnings 2,035 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 881 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 2%
 Worked at Home 102 10%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 380 28.6%
 High School Graduate 715 53.8%
 Associate's degree 63 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 142 10.7%
 Master's degree 17 1.3%
 Professional school degree 5 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 930 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 62 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 172 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87323

ZIP Code 87323 is in the Gallup-Mckinley Cty School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87323.

Thoreau Elementary
6 Fourth Ave
Thoreau, NM 87323
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gallup-Mckinley Cty School District
Thoreau Middle School
8 Hawk Circle
Thoreau, NM 87323
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gallup-Mckinley Cty School District
Thoreau High School
4 Hawk Circle
Thoreau, NM 87323
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gallup-Mckinley Cty School District
St Bonaventure School
8 Lenore Ave
Thoreau, NM 87323
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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