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ZIP Code 87527

Post Office City:Dixon, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Rio Arriba County
Timezone: Mountain (1:14am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -105.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87527

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 87527. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 87527 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:
Dixon, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87527 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87527 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 87527 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87527 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 880
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 492
Median Home Value $145,400
Land Area 36.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 413
Median Household Income $12,177

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 50

Under 5271542
85 Plus61016


 Male 440 50%
 Female 440 50%


 White 567 64.4%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 3.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 260 29.5%
 Two Or More Races 20 2.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus10313

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 152 37%
 Single Guardian 84 20%
 Singles 150 36%
 Singles With Roommate 27 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 314 76%
 Households with Kids 99 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87527 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87527 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 87527 real estate data, the median home value of $145,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87527 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87527 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87527 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 880 100%
 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 104 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 241 49%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 14%
 Households Vacant 79 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 5 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 35%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 43 42%
 2 Bedroom 45 44%
 3+ Bedroom 14 14%
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 $12,177 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87527 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 87527 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 87527 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. In 87527 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 45 8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 74 13%
 No Earnings 453 79%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 45 8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 74 13%
 No Earnings 453 79%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 74 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 11%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

For more information, see Dixon, NM public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 90 16%
 High School Graduate 367 66%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 70 13%
 Master's degree 28 5%
 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 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 100%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87527

ZIP Code 87527 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87527.

Apostolic Praise Christian Academy
Jct 75 Cty Rd 0063 #8
Dixon, NM 87527
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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