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ZIP Code 87582

Post Office City:Velarde, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Rio Arriba County
Timezone: Mountain (1:26am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -106.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87582

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 87582. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 87582 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:
Velarde, NM
Canova, Lyden

Stats and Demographics for the 87582 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87582 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 87582 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87582 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,350
Population Density 72 people per sq mi
Housing Units 671
Median Home Value $155,100
Land Area 18.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 558
Median Household Income $49,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 5354883
85 Plus61824


 Male 682 51%
 Female 668 49%


 White 861 63.8%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 2.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 418 31.0%
 Two Or More Races 36 2.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus16319

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 247 44%
 Single Guardian 122 22%
 Singles 160 29%
 Singles With Roommate 29 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 378 68%
 Households with Kids 180 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87582 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87582 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 87582 real estate data, the median home value of $155,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87582 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87582 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87582 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,350 100%
 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 245 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 232 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 81 12%
 Households Vacant 113 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Sale Only 9 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 14%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 72 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 73 100%
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 $49,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 87582 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. Residents in ZIP code 87582 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 87582 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. Most commuters in 87582 can expect to fall in that range. 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.

For more information, see Velarde, NM household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 330 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 299 27%
 No Earnings 492 44%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 330 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 299 27%
 No Earnings 492 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 437 82%
 Public transportation 36 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 61 11%
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, 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 114 12%
 High School Graduate 363 39%
 Associate's degree 156 17%
 Bachelor's degree 145 16%
 Master's degree 72 8%
 Professional school degree 27 3%
 Doctorate degree 58 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 406 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 25 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 56 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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