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ZIP Code 87728

Primary City:Maxwell, NM (View All Cities)
County: Colfax County
Timezone: Mountain (7:06am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.6, -104.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87728

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 87728. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 87728. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 87728, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Maxwell, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87728 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87728 is located in northeast New Mexico and covers a slightly higher 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 87728 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87728 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 417
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 237
Median Home Value $62,300
Land Area 134.63 sq mi
Water Area 2.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 184
Median Household Income $21,563

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5101525
5-9161834
10-14211031
15-1914721
20-2410515
25-29101222
30-3491120
35-39141125
40-44111425
45-49101525
50-54191938
55-59121426
60-64101323
65-6991221
70-7419928
75-79121123
80-84538
85 Plus257

Gender

 Male 213 51%
 Female 204 49%
Gender

Race

 White 347 83.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.7%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 44 10.6%
 Two Or More Races 22 5.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24325
25-34101020
35-4419827
45-5427734
55-6427734
65-7428937
75-8416420
85 Plus617

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 81 44%
 Single Guardian 36 20%
 Singles 59 32%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 129 70%
 Households with Kids 55 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1347
2246
3055
4101
5347
6415
7246
8336
94610
10617
118210
12022
13347
14415
15325
16617
17112
18235
19202
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87728 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87728 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 87728 real estate data, the median home value of $62,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 87728 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87728 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 417 100%
 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 68 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 68 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 48 20%
 Households Vacant 53 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 6%
 1 Bedroom 15 29%
 2 Bedroom 20 39%
 3+ Bedroom 13 25%
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 $21,563 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. A higher percentage of people in 87728 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 87728. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 75 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 33%
 No Earnings 70 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 75 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 33%
 No Earnings 70 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 104 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 25 19%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 16 19%
 High School Graduate 47 56%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 21 25%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 46 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87728

ZIP Code 87728 is in the Maxwell Municipal School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87728.

Maxwell Elementary
4th St and Parque
Maxwell, NM 87728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Maxwell Municipal School District
Maxwell Middle School
4th St and Parque
Maxwell, NM 87728
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Maxwell Municipal School District
Maxwell High School
4th St and Parque
Maxwell, NM 87728
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Maxwell Municipal School District

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