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ZIP Code 87514

Post Office City:Arroyo Seco, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Taos County
Timezone: Mountain (10:32pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.520, -105.552
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87514

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 87514. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 87514 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:
Arroyo Seco, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87514 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87514 is located in northern 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 87514 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87514 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,345
Population Density 77 people per sq mi
Housing Units 856
Median Home Value $364,600
Land Area 17.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 647
Median Household Income $34,773

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48

Under 5273057
85 Plus71421


 Male 685 51%
 Female 660 49%


 White 1,079 80.2%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.8%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 211 15.7%
 Two Or More Races 39 2.9%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus13114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 243 38%
 Single Guardian 102 16%
 Singles 238 37%
 Singles With Roommate 64 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 499 77%
 Households with Kids 148 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87514 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87514 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 87514 real estate data, the median home value of $364,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 87514. Rentals in 87514 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87514 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Arroyo Seco, NM home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,345 100%
 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 238 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 219 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 190 22%
 Households Vacant 209 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 40 19.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 7 3.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 116 55.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 21.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 20%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 57 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 $34,773 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87514 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. The commute in 87514 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 243 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 255 21%
 No Earnings 741 60%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 243 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 255 21%
 No Earnings 741 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 338 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 4%
 Worked at Home 29 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 51 5%
 High School Graduate 357 33%
 Associate's degree 95 9%
 Bachelor's degree 287 27%
 Master's degree 139 13%
 Professional school degree 127 12%
 Doctorate degree 23 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 21 12%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 148 88%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87514

ZIP Code 87514 is in the Taos Municipal School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87514.

Arroyo Del Norte Elementary
405 Hondo Seco Rd
Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taos Municipal School District

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