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87121 Zip Code (Albuquerque, NM) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2021: 75,873
Zip code population in 2010: 76,721
Zip code population in 2000: 39,006

Houses and condos: 27,197
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,141
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 87121: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 256.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 296 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 87121
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

0.9% ($1,496)
New Mexico:

0.7% ($1,557)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,562 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,265 (0.9%)

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Males: 37,437  (49.3%)
Females: 38,435  (50.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 87121:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 87121:

  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Zip code 87121 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 87121 (2021)
    • 63,28983.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6,8409.0%White
    • 2,2382.9%American Indian
    • 1,4531.9%Black
    • 1,0911.4%Two or more races
    • 8011.1%Asian
    • 1590.2%Some other race
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Urban population: 68,354
Rural population: 7,518

Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $173,275
87121:

$173,275
New Mexico:

$214,000



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in 87121 zip code as of February 25, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 87121 is 1,495 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.7 years
New Mexico median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 87121, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $37,603 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,603
State:

$59,146

Salary/wage: $35,549 (reported on 88.2% of returns)
Here:

$35,549
State:

$48,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1206.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3657.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6912.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10373.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17042.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 72755.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $426 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$426
New Mexico:

$1,616
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 39.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1490.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,441 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,441
State:

$7,816
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1685.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,519 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,519
State:

+$19,595
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 171.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6490.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,888 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,888
State:

+$11,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 123.2% for AGIs below $25k, 99.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 119.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 160.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 602.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,395 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
87121:

$11,395
New Mexico:

$20,970
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.4% for AGIs below $25k, 16.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 36.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 206.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $25,049 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
Here:

$25,049
State:

$33,187
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $25k, 46.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 134.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 225.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 464.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6285.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $7,038 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
Here:

$7,038
State:

$11,850
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 20.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 44.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 171.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,834 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
87121:

$4,834
State:

$7,150
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 24.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 111.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 980.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,508 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,508
State:

$2,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 124.5% for AGIs below $25k, 97.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 93.1%
Here:

93%
State:

92%
(% for various income ranges: 92.4% for AGIs below $25k, 94.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 93.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 87.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 87121, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $31,661 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,661
State:

$50,343

Salary/wage: $30,211 (reported on 90.7% of returns)
Here:

$30,211
State:

$41,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.9% for AGIs below $25k, 89.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 42.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $666 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$666
New Mexico:

$1,677
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,042 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,042
State:

$6,939
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,054 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,054
State:

+$14,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,237 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$7,237
State:

+$11,059
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,892 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
87121:

$9,892
New Mexico:

$15,706
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,023 (28% of AGI, reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$15,023
State:

$21,709

Here:

27.7% of AGI
State:

19.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 9.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 21.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,115 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,115
State:

$4,195
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $3,324 (reported on 20.9% of returns)
87121:

$3,324
State:

$6,176
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,573 (reported on 36.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,573
State:

$2,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 48.7%
Here:

49%
State:

50%
(% for various income ranges: 49.8% for AGIs below $25k, 48.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 44.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 42.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 87121, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,128 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,128
State:

$39,572

Salary/wage: $27,073 (reported on 94.0% of returns)
Here:

$27,073
State:

$34,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 100.1% for AGIs below $10k, 92.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 91.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $641 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$641
New Mexico:

$1,873
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $458 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

$458
State:

$3,554
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,195 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

+$3,195
State:

+$10,425
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,965 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,965
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,941 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
87121:

$1,941
New Mexico:

$2,940
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $12,748 (28% of AGI, reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

$12,748
State:

$18,103

Here:

28.1% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 6.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,675 (3% of AGI, reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,675
State:

$3,246

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,718 (reported on 59.8% of returns)
87121:

$2,718
State:

$6,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,934 (reported on 35.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,934
State:

$1,796

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.7%
Here:

57%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 56.1% for AGIs below $10k, 60.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 49.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$48,464
New Mexico:

$53,992
Albuquerque, NM (87121) map Nearest zip codes: 87120, 87104, 87124, 87114, 87102, 87107.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

56.3%
New Mexico:

42.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.2%
New Mexico:

42.9%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,951
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 19,792


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 1,209 (427 now married, 770 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 20,146 (6,703 now married, 13,477 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 87121 with a mortgage: 13,727 (1,189 second mortgage, 34 home equity loan, 371 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 51

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,140
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

20.8%
Whole state:

18.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

12.4%
Whole state:

9.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3
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  • Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Herrera Coaches Inc (Tours & Charters; 10605 Central Avenue Northwest).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 182020 or later
  • 3,5342010 to 2019
  • 10,7872000 to 2009
  • 5,0941990 to 1999
  • 3,0241980 to 1989
  • 2,7621970 to 1979
  • 1,1681960 to 1969
  • 6231950 to 1959
  • 4761940 to 1949
  • 371939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Albuquerque, NM (87121)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Albuquerque, NM (87121)
  • 146no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 1,9392 bedrooms
  • 12,4743 bedrooms
  • 4,0764 bedrooms
  • 5725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albuquerque, NM (87121)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albuquerque, NM (87121)
  • 198no bedroom
  • 9931 bedroom
  • 1,5732 bedrooms
  • 3,3413 bedrooms
  • 7744 bedrooms
  • 2095+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Albuquerque, NM (87121) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Albuquerque, NM (87121) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 326no vehicle
  • 5,3711 vehicle
  • 7,8012 vehicles
  • 3,4093 vehicles
  • 1,8614 vehicles
  • 5485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Albuquerque, NM (87121) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Albuquerque, NM (87121) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 392no vehicle
  • 3,3441 vehicle
  • 2,3292 vehicles
  • 8433 vehicles
  • 2474 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

  • Zip code 87121 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 87121 household income distribution in 2021
  • 2,369Less than $10,000
  • 1,816$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,032$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,047$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,607$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,652$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,152$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,524$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,435$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,278$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,425$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,150$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,002$100,000 to $124,999
  • 897$125,000 to $149,999
  • 503$150,000 to $199,999
  • 398$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 87121

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 87121
  • 620Less than $10,000
  • 319$10,000 to $14,999
  • 492$15,000 to $19,999
  • 215$20,000 to $24,999
  • 117$25,000 to $29,999
  • 59$30,000 to $34,999
  • 55$35,000 to $39,999
  • 214$40,000 to $49,999
  • 127$50,000 to $59,999
  • 72$60,000 to $69,999
  • 158$70,000 to $79,999
  • 246$80,000 to $89,999
  • 292$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,212$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,692$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,087$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,198$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,533$200,000 to $249,999
  • 531$250,000 to $299,999
  • 267$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2$400,000 to $499,999
  • 46$750,000 to $999,999
  • 51$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 36$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 87121

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 87121
  • 185$150 to $199
  • 226$200 to $249
  • 28$250 to $299
  • 106$300 to $349
  • 61$350 to $399
  • 249$400 to $449
  • 57$450 to $499
  • 309$500 to $549
  • 140$550 to $599
  • 72$600 to $649
  • 273$650 to $699
  • 274$700 to $749
  • 263$750 to $799
  • 693$800 to $899
  • 745$900 to $999
  • 1,996$1,000 to $1,249
  • 700$1,250 to $1,499
  • 80$1,500 to $1,999
  • 46$2,000 to $2,499
  • 14$2,500 to $2,999
  • 553No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $1,119.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $144,315.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $192,399
  • Black or African American householders: $206,694
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $153,958
  • Asian householders: $159,366
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $164,196
  • Some other race householders: $181,968
  • Two or more races householders: $200,898
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $182,161

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $173,275
87121:

$173,275
New Mexico:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $131,112 - $201,526

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $292,737
Here:

$292,737
State:

$307,247

Townhouses or other attached units: $218,259
Here:

$218,259
State:

$258,349

In 2-unit structures: $2,192,483
Here:

$2,192,483
State:

$1,137,235

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $292,373
Here:

$292,373
State:

$319,202

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $230,049
Here:

$230,049
State:

$182,620

Mobile homes: $42,618
Here:

$42,618
State:

$124,861

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $35,209
Here:

$35,209
State:

$24,122
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 87121
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,994
  • One, attached: 456
  • Two: 185
  • 3 or 4: 265
  • 5 to 9: 428
  • 10 to 19: 227
  • 20 to 49: 208
  • 50 or more: 1,063
  • Mobile homes: 4,291

Unemployment: 5.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87121

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87121
  • 77.0%26,105Drove a car alone
  • 9.8%3,328Carpooled
  • 0.4%136Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%6Motorcycle
  • 0.5%161Walked
  • 0.7%238Other means
  • 7.7%2,626Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87121

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87121
  • 330Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,6895 to 9 minutes
  • 2,36610 to 14 minutes
  • 3,90215 to 19 minutes
  • 6,73420 to 24 minutes
  • 2,96225 to 29 minutes
  • 6,44730 to 34 minutes
  • 1,03635 to 39 minutes
  • 1,02740 to 44 minutes
  • 1,30445 to 59 minutes
  • 1,26160 to 89 minutes
  • 46990 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 87121:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 96.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 75,873
  • Male householders: 11,887 (3,254 living alone), Female householders: 14,551 (3,942 living alone)
  • 9,519 spouses (9,377 opposite-sex spouses), 3,289 unmarried partners, (3,213 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 27,243 children (25,707 natural, 421 adopted, 1,115 stepchildren), 2,318 grandchildren, 1,749 brothers or sisters, 1,607 parents, 76 foster children, 1,768 other relatives, 1,773 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 32 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,402 2-persons, 4,496 3-persons, 4,068 4-persons, 2,624 5-persons, 793 6-persons, 392 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 7,196 1-person, 1,155 2-persons, 122 3-persons, 77 4-persons

10,357 married couples with children.
8,421 single-parent households (2,347 men, 6,074 women).

50.2% of residents of 87121 zip code speak English at home.
45.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% very well, 17% well, 11% not well, 6% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% very well, 13% well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% very well, 26% well, 34% not well, 1% not at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (92% very well, 5% well, 3% not well).

Foreign born population: 14,106 (18.6%)
(39.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

18.6%
Whole state:

9.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 88%Honduras
  • 3%Malaysia
  • 1%Syria
  • 1%Costa Rica
  • 0%Thailand
  • 0%Kazakhstan
  • 0%Guatemala
Most common first ancestries reported in 87121
  • 3%American
  • 1%Irish
  • 1%European
  • 1%English
  • 1%French
  • 1%German
  • 0%African
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,4032010 or later
  • 4,3232000 to 2009
  • 3,9721990 to 1999
  • 4,054Before 1990

Zip code 87121 topographic map

There are 98 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 87121.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • APS TRUMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (9400 BENAVIDES RD SW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-01011475
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DESERT GARDENS (UNSER BOULEVARD AND BRIDGE STREET in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2002-1848, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL CONTRACTORS-SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSES
    Alternative names: HYDRO-SYSTEMS, INC.
  • CARLOS REY ELEMENTARY (1215 CERRILLOS SW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-01011339
    Organizations: ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AMIGOS AUTO SALVAGE (2510 COORS BLVD SW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • CHEVRON 75748 (1535 COORS BLVD NW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: CHEVRON USA INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CHEVRON STATION #75748
  • GRAPHIC PLASTICS INC (7001 BLUEWATER RD. NW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: JOE SCAVELLA (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GRAPHIC PLASTIC PRODUCTS INC
  • ROBERTS OIL INC J (1001 COORS BLVD SW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Alternative names: ROBERTS OIL CO PHILLIPS 66
  • AMEC EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL INC. (1001 OLD COORS BLVD SW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: SANITARY SERVICES
  • BERNALILLO COUNTY METROPOLITAN DETENTION CENTER (5800 SHELLY RD SW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS
    Alternative names: COUNTY OF BERNALILLO DETENTION CENTER
  • BERNALILLO FIRE & RESCUE (FS#3) (3610 PRINCE SW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: FIRE PROTECTION
  • BRASIER BITCAM LLC (118TH ST & EUCARIZ AVE SW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
  • BREWER OIL CO - CENTRAL (7019 CENTRAL AVE NW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
  • CENTRAL U PUMP IT (7408 CENTRAL AVE SW in ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS; AIR AND WATER RESOURCE AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
    Alternative names: PEERLESS TYRE COMPANY

Zip code 87121 marital status for males
Zip code 87121 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 76.7%Utility gas
  • 17.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 22,253. Population change in the 1990s: +16,753 (+75.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 47,555
  • Northeast: 817
  • Midwest: 1,811
  • South: 3,225
  • West: 7,459

45% of the 87121 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Mexico.

93% of the 87121 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Albuquerque, NM (87121)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 518
Here:

4.9%
New Mexico:

10.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 503
Here:

8.2%
New Mexico:

9.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 714
Here:

15.2%
New Mexico:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 254,033Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 55,155Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 53,792Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 50,301Business and financial operations occupations
  • 46,584Transportation occupations
  • 44,072Management occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (ALBUQUERQUE, NM):

  • SPATH ENGINEERING (3710 GUN CLUB SW; small business) : $1,866,116 in 6 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D) by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $98,783; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $1,547,213; 2005: $210,120; 2006: $10,000.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,061,692 with Army for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-04-29. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $447,391, same as above. Signed on 2004-07-21. Completion date: 2005-06-30.
    $210,120, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-05. Completion date: 2005-06-30.
    $98,783, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-22. Completion date: 2001-10-19.
  • HERRERA SCHOOL BUSES & COACHES (10605 CENTRAL AVE NW) : $813,889 in 19 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Passenger Motor Charter Service, Forest/Range Fire Suppression/Presuppression Services by Army, Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2), Indian Affairs (Assistant Secretary)
    Signed by year: 2000: $39,000; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $133,650; 2004: $615,450; 2005: $17,869; 2006: $7,920.

    Biggest contracts:
    $490,000 with Army for Passenger Motor Charter Service. Taking place in TX. Signed on 2004-06-16. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $76,500, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-29. Completion date: 2004-04-26.
    $76,500, same as above. Signed on 2003-05-09. Completion date: 2003-06-27.
    $54,250, same as above. Signed on 2004-07-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • HEALTHCARE LAUNDRY SERVICES, L (7600 LOS VOLCANES RD NW; small business) : $477,676 in 16 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Laundry and DryCleaning Services by Air Force, Indian Health Service, Public Health Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $123,000; 2004: $169,980; 2005: $196,520; 2006: -$11,824.

    Biggest contracts:
    $170,000 with Air Force for Laundry and DryCleaning Services. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $123,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $123,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $33,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-21. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • ASSURANCE JANITORIAL SERVICES (924 SUNDRIDGE SW; small business) : $399,140 in 6 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services by Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $99,000; 2002: $0; 2003: $92,134; 2004: $132,494; 2005: $0; 2006: $24,512.

    Biggest contracts:
    $132,494 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-04-13.
    $92,134, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-24. Effective on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $68,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-15. Completion date: 2006-04-15.
    $51,000, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-15. Completion date: 2000-02-15.
  • BELL GROUP INC, THE (7500 BLUEWATER ROAD NW; small business) : $135,580 in 4 contracts from 2001 to 2004
    $100,000 with NASA for Printing, Duplicating, and Bookbinding Equipment. Signed on 2001-03-15. Completion date: 2001-07-15.
    $24,740 with Army for Modification of Equipment -- Weapons. Signed on 2004-08-20. Completion date: 2005-04-20.
    $7,140, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-10. Completion date: 2005-04-20.
    $3,700 with Army for Gear Cutting and Finishing Machines. Signed on 2004-04-28. Completion date: 2004-07-07.
  • DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING INC (7600 LOS VOLCANES ROAD NW; small business) : $123,997 in 6 contracts from 2001 to 2003
    Contracts for X-Ray Equipment and Supplies: Medical, Dental, Veterinary, Chemicals by Army, Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $39,000; 2002: $74,082; 2003: $10,915; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $63,167 with Army for X-Ray Equipment and Supplies: Medical, Dental, Veterinary. Signed on 2002-05-28. Completion date: 2002-05-29.
    $13,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for X-Ray Equipment and Supplies: Medical, Dental, Veterinary. Signed on 2001-06-15. Completion date: 2002-09-15.
    $13,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-09-15. Completion date: 2002-09-15.
    $13,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-03-15. Completion date: 2002-09-15.
  • ALBUQUEQUE SPORTS SCHEDULING A (10216 CONNGMARA DRIVE SW; small business)
    $55,600 with Air Force for Recreational Services. Signed on 2001-06-13. Completion date: 2002-06-15.
  • AAA MAINTENANCE, INC (924 SUNRIDGE ROAD SW; small business)
    $53,500 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2005-08-03. Completion date: 2006-08-14.
  • HERNANDEZ ENTERPRISES INC, (1316 QUIET DESERT DR; small business)
    $46,750 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Family Housing Facilities. Signed on 2001-08-17. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
  • BODE AVIATION INC (7401 PASEO DEL VOLCAN NW; small business) : $26,638 in 3 contracts in 2006
    $11,802 with Air Force for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2006-06-06. Completion date: 2006-06-11.
    $11,802, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-18. Completion date: 2006-06-11.
    $3,034 with Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2006-01-27. Completion date: 2006-01-27.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Wholesale Trade: Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone, and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers (250-499: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers (250-499: 1)
  • Construction: Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 7)
  • Construction: Glass and Glazing Contractors (100-249: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Roofing Contractors (100-249: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Linen Supply (100-249: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 2,681 people in federal detention centers
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 639 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 36 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 26 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in unknown juvenile institutions
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,050$135,593389$58,8961,782$138,91760$32,6010$0105$113,74720$81,387
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED72$131,56930$110,142361$145,56011$24,8850$020$119,95911$61,096
APPLICATIONS DENIED199$135,061122$97,8011,230$139,125141$36,8020$082$110,09365$69,794
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN190$141,04762$82,841831$148,06325$97,8211$42,389,00041$119,7556$128,925
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$151,6972$114,980174$139,94712$63,0260$010$122,2990$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$148,69572$140,8800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$146,73534$153,8894$141,623
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$141,15314$127,8630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$167,5827$161,8830$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$121,9901$328,1100$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 87121
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 87121 - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 101. The highest number of fires - 195 took place in 2010, and the least - 17 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 87121 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (36.0%), and Structure Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 87121
    • 58036.0%Outside Fires
    • 52232.4%Structure Fires
    • 39524.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1157.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 87121, New Mexico

Most common first names in zip code 87121 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3768.5 years
Mary3270.2 years
Robert2567.6 years
Joe2465.0 years
James2366.8 years
Margaret1977.2 years
Michael1747.5 years
Maria1680.4 years
Manuel1671.6 years
Jose1671.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 87121 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Chavez5068.2 years
Garcia4769.3 years
Martinez4565.0 years
Sanchez3369.4 years
Romero2463.8 years
Trujillo2366.5 years
Lopez2168.5 years
Baca2071.7 years
Jaramillo1964.2 years
Montoya1969.4 years
Businesses in zip code 87121
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Albertsons1La Quinta1
AutoZone2Little Caesars Pizza1
CVS1McDonald's3
Carl\s Jr.1Microtel1
Circle K2Motel 61
ColorTyme1Penske2
Cricket Wireless7Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Super 81
Discount Tire1Taco Bell2
FedEx3The Room Place1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block2UPS2
Hilton1Village Inn1
Johnny Rockets1Walgreens2
KFC1Walmart2
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