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ZIP Code 87743

Post Office City:Roy, NM (View All Cities)
County: Harding County
Timezone: Mountain (6:09pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -104.1
ZIP (~23 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 87743

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 87743. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 87743 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:
Roy, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 87743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 87743 is located in northeast New Mexico and covers an extremely large 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 87743 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 87743 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 361
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 276
Median Home Value $64,000
Land Area 555.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 186
Median Household Income $29,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 57


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56511
5-9538
10-148715
15-199918
20-24426
25-299615
30-34538
35-395510
40-44111021
45-49151227
50-54181331
55-59202141
60-64201838
65-69101020
70-74161329
75-79121022
80-848917
85 Plus121224

Gender

 Male 193 53%
 Female 168 47%
Gender

Race

 White 312 86.4%
 Black Or African American 2 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 37 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24112
25-344610
35-4410818
45-54221032
55-6445651
65-7425126
75-8425328
85 Plus18119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 84 45%
 Single Guardian 21 11%
 Singles 70 38%
 Singles With Roommate 11 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 160 86%
 Households with Kids 26 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1033
2202
3224
4101
5022
6303
7112
8101
9000
10112
11134
12404
13123
14112
15134
16112
17426
18325
19011
20101

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 87743 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 87743 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 87743 real estate data, the median home value of $64,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 87743 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 87743 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 87743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 361 100%
 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 25 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 125 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 36 13%
 Households Vacant 90 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 79%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 50%
 3+ Bedroom 11 50%
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 $29,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 87743 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. More commuters in 87743 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 75 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 134 40%
 No Earnings 129 38%
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 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 134 40%
 No Earnings 129 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 109 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 7%
 Worked at Home 10 8%
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. 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 36 12%
 High School Graduate 176 60%
 Associate's degree 12 4%
 Bachelor's degree 48 16%
 Master's degree 20 7%
 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 27 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 29%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 87743

ZIP Code 87743 is in the Roy Municipal School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 87743.

Roy Elementary
5th St and Roosevelt St
Roy, NM 87743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roy Municipal School District
Roy High School
5th St and Roosevelt St
Roy, NM 87743
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roy Municipal School District

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