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ZIP Code 87499

Post Office City:Farmington, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: San Juan County
Timezone: Mountain (5:50pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -108.1
ZIP (~40 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87499

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 87499. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 87499 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:
Farmington, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87499 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87499 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 87499 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 87499 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 453
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 191
Median Home Value $67,500
Land Area 248.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 155
Median Household Income $14,868

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 40

Under 515823
85 Plus336


 Male 245 54%
 Female 208 46%


 White 9 2.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 429 94.7%
 Asian 6 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 59 38.1%
 Single Guardian 43 27.7%
 Singles 52 33.5%
 Singles With Roommate 1 0.6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 99 64%
 Households with Kids 56 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87499 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87499 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 87499 real estate data, the median home value of $67,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87499 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87499 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87499 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Napi Headquarters, NM real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 453 100%
 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 20 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 116 61%
 Renter Occupied Households 19 10%
 Households Vacant 36 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 31%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 42%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 67%
 3+ Bedroom 1 33%
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 $14,868 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87499 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 87499 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 87499 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 68 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 63 21%
 No Earnings 172 57%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 68 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 63 21%
 No Earnings 172 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 117 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 118 44%
 High School Graduate 131 49%
 Associate's degree 18 7%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 3 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 118 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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