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ZIP Code 87525

Post Office City:Taos Ski Valley, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Taos County
Timezone: Mountain (5:48am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.59, -105.45
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87525

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Primary/preferred city:
Taos Ski Valley, NM
Taos Ski Vly

Stats and Demographics for the 87525 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87525 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 87525 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87525 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 72
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 290
Land Area 21.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 41
Median Household Income $102,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 59

Under 5101
85 Plus123


 Male 41 57%
 Female 31 43%


 White 65 90%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 6 8%
 Two Or More Races 1 1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 13 32%
 Single Guardian 2 5%
 Singles 23 56%
 Singles With Roommate 3 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 38 93%
 Households with Kids 3 7%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87525 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 87525 were primarily built in the 1970s. Rentals in 87525 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87525 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 67 93%
 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 5 7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8 3%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 12 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 7%
 Households Vacant 249 86%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 8.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 202 81.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 10.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 50%
 2 Bedroom 5 28%
 3+ Bedroom 4 22%
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 $102,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87525 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 87525 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 87525 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. The commute in 87525 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.

For more information, see Taos Ski Valley, NM poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 67 92%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6 8%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 67 92%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6 8%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 52 71%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 18%
 Worked at Home 8 11%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 87525 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 17 28%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 21 34%
 Master's degree 6 10%
 Professional school degree 17 28%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 100%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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