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ZIP Code 87421

Primary City:Waterflow, NM (View All Cities)
County: San Juan County
Timezone: Mountain (5:19am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.81, -108.46
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87421. 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 87421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87421, 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:
Waterflow, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87421 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 87421 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 87421 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,871
Population Density 47 people per sq mi
Housing Units 609
Median Home Value $112,500
Land Area 40.03 sq mi
Water Area 2.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 556
Median Household Income $50,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56496160
5-96181142
10-147881159
15-198886174
20-245178129
25-297153124
30-347047117
35-395658114
40-445656112
45-496164125
50-545566121
55-595765122
60-645847105
65-69333265
70-74252853
75-79141630
80-845712
85 Plus347

Gender

 Male 906 48%
 Female 965 52%
Gender

Race

 White 500 26.7%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,289 68.9%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 39 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 37 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-249514
25-34611576
35-449516111
45-549215107
55-641199128
65-7480484
75-8429130
85 Plus606

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 279 50%
 Single Guardian 170 31%
 Singles 87 16%
 Singles With Roommate 20 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 291 52%
 Households with Kids 265 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1161733
2131427
3121628
4142842
5131629
6131427
781624
8121426
9152136
10131730
11211637
12131629
13171936
14141327
1517926
16182442
17232245
18131932
19171229
20162339

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87421 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87421 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 87421 real estate data, the median home value of $112,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 87421 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,871 100%
 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 193 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 298 49%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 11%
 Households Vacant 53 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 26%
 For Migrant Workers 1 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 20%
 3+ Bedroom 20 80%
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 $50,833 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. 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 87421. 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 471 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 133 11%
 No Earnings 652 52%
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 471 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 133 11%
 No Earnings 652 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 528 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 2%
 Worked at Home 47 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 136 28%
 High School Graduate 299 61%
 Associate's degree 40 8%
 Bachelor's degree 9 2%
 Master's degree 7 1%
 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 288 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87421

ZIP Code 87421 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87421.

Open Bible Christian Academy
County Road 6825 #23
Waterflow, NM 87421
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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