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87421 Zip Code (Waterflow, NM) Detailed Profile



City: Waterflow, NM (13.86%)
County: San Juan County, NM
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 1,737
Zip code population in 2010: 1,871
Zip code population in 2000: 1,606

Houses and condos: 614
Renter-occupied apartments: 80
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 87421: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 40.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 43 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 87421
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.5% ($579)
New Mexico:

0.8% ($1,273)
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Males: 810  (46.6%)
Females: 927  (53.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 87421:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 87421:

  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

Zip code 87421 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 87421

  • Zip code 87421 races chart
    • 449White population
    • 3Black population
    • 1,252American Indian population
    • 2Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 2Some other race population
    • 32Two or more races population
    • 130Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 534
Rural population: 1,202

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $124,700
87421:

$124,700
New Mexico:

$164,100



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 87421 zip code as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 87421 to the number of sex offenders is 340 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.3 years
New Mexico median age:

37.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.5 people
New Mexico:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 87421, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,545 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,545
State:

$50,343

Salary/wage: $41,171 (reported on 86.2% of returns)
Here:

$41,171
State:

$41,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.6% for AGIs below $25k, 79.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $350 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$350
New Mexico:

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

Ordinary dividends: $200 (reported on 4.6% of returns)
Here:

$200
State:

$6,939

Profit/loss from business: +$10,571 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

+$10,571
State:

+$11,059

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,900 (reported on 4.6% of returns)
87421:

$7,900
New Mexico:

$15,706

Total itemized deductions: $17,330 (22% of AGI, reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$17,330
State:

$21,709

Here:

21.5% of AGI
State:

19.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.1% for AGIs below $25k, 14.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $5,638 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,638
State:

$4,195

Taxes paid: $3,689 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
87421:

$3,689
State:

$6,176
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,853 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,853
State:

$2,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.4%
Here:

55%
State:

50%
(% for various income ranges: 46.2% for AGIs below $25k, 52.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 87421, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,533 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,533
State:

$39,572

Salary/wage: $32,035 (reported on 89.2% of returns)
Here:

$32,035
State:

$34,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 107.3% for AGIs below $10k, 84.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 92.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $422 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$422
New Mexico:

$1,873
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $206 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

$206
State:

$3,554

Profit/loss from business: +$6,386 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,386
State:

+$8,875

Total itemized deductions: $16,041 (22% of AGI, reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,041
State:

$18,103

Here:

22.2% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,638 (6% of AGI, reported on 10.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,638
State:

$3,246

Here:

6.2% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,355 (reported on 64.5% of returns)
87421:

$4,355
State:

$6,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,806 (reported on 23.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,806
State:

$1,796

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.1%
Here:

60%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 48.3% for AGIs below $10k, 57.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$56,776
New Mexico:

$45,382
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.8%
New Mexico:

46.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.9%
New Mexico:

6.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 70
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 425


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 9 (3 now married, 6 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 341 (147 now married, 194 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 87421 with a mortgage: 117
Houses without a mortgage: 298

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $767
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $275

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

17.6%
Whole state:

20.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

9.4%
Whole state:

11.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 87421: Shiprock Substation (A), Hogback Trading Post (B), San Juan County Fire District 1 Valley Station 3 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Jewett Valley Cemetery (1), Waterflow Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coal Mine Creek (A), Waughan Arroyo (B), Shumway Arroyo (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 2Built 2010 to 2013
  • 115Built 2000 to 2009
  • 123Built 1990 to 1999
  • 124Built 1980 to 1989
  • 124Built 1970 to 1979
  • 48Built 1960 to 1969
  • 50Built 1950 to 1959
  • 0Built 1940 to 1949
  • 28Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 87421 population

Zip code 87421 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Waterflow, NM (87421)

  • 4no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 932 bedrooms
  • 2103 bedrooms
  • 894 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 87421 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waterflow, NM (87421)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 232 bedrooms
  • 443 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 87421 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Waterflow, NM (87421) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 17no vehicle
  • 931 vehicle
  • 1932 vehicles
  • 663 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 87421 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Waterflow, NM (87421) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 5no vehicle
  • 261 vehicle
  • 352 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 87421 population

  • Zip code 87421 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 87421 household income distribution in 2015
  • 47Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 24$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 58$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $44,999
  • 25$45,000 to $49,999
  • 49$50,000 to $59,999
  • 84$60,000 to $74,999
  • 72$75,000 to $99,999
  • 49$100,000 to $124,999
  • 18$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 87421

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 87421
  • 27Less than $10,000
  • 72$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 11$60,000 to $69,999
  • 17$70,000 to $79,999
  • 16$80,000 to $89,999
  • 37$100,000 to $124,999
  • 55$125,000 to $149,999
  • 20$150,000 to $174,999
  • 16$175,000 to $199,999
  • 63$200,000 to $249,999
  • 50$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 87421

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 87421
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 15$750 to $799
  • 14$800 to $899
  • 42No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,013.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $392,273
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $78,566
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $237,656

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $124,700
87421:

$124,700
New Mexico:

$164,100

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 305
  • 5 to 9: 5
  • Mobile homes: 304

Unemployment: 13.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87421

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87421
  • 74.8%461Drove a car alone
  • 17.4%107Carpooled
  • 0.5%3Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.6%4Motorcycle
  • 1.3%8Walked
  • 0.5%3Other means
  • 4.9%30Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87421

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87421
  • 8Less than 5 minutes
  • 155 to 9 minutes
  • 1810 to 14 minutes
  • 14315 to 19 minutes
  • 5520 to 24 minutes
  • 3825 to 29 minutes
  • 12330 to 34 minutes
  • 735 to 39 minutes
  • 5540 to 44 minutes
  • 4645 to 59 minutes
  • 7260 to 89 minutes
  • 690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 99.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,737
  • In family households: 1,629 (220 male householders, 173 female householders)
    243 spouses, 452 children (405 natural, 8 adopted, 40 stepchildren), 267 grandchildren, 38 brothers or sisters, 35 parents, 47 other relatives, 64 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 108 (76 male householders (70 living alone)), 26 female householders (26 living alone)), 6 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 181 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 84 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 96 1-person, 6 2-persons

96 married couples with children.
110 single-parent households (38 men, 72 women).

53.8% of residents of 87421 zip code speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% very well, 33% well).
43.1% of residents speak other language at home (92% very well, 5% well, 2% not well, 2% not at all).

Foreign born population: 39 (2.2%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

2.2%
Whole state:

9.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 41%France

Most common first ancestries reported in 87421 (%)

  • 2%English
  • 2%German
  • 2%European
  • 0%Irish
  • 0%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 322010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 18Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 87421 population

Zip code 87421 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AIR FLOW VACUUM SVC (PO 64 in WATERFLOW, NM)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BILL L WOODS (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WOODS BILL (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DINE BI GHAN TSE DINE BI GHAN TSE - 400T (PORTABLE SOURCE in PORTABLE SOURCE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL
    Alternative names: DINE BI GHAN TSE SAND & GRAVEL

Zip code 87421 marital status for males
Zip code 87421 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 14.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 14.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 39%Wood
  • 25%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14%Electricity
  • 11%Other fuel
  • 8%Utility gas
  • 2%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 378. Population change in the 1990s: +1,228 (+324.9%).

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

  • This state: 1,185
  • Northeast: 14
  • Midwest: 63
  • South: 103
  • West: 315

73% of the 87421 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Mexico.

97% of the 87421 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

12.1%
New Mexico:

7.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
New Mexico:

7.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 97,500Transportation occupations
  • 56,953Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 54,167Construction and extraction occupations
  • 42,422Education, training, and library occupations
  • 40,268Management occupations
  • 39,583Office and administrative support occupations
Note: State values scaled to 87421 population

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

  • Mining: Bituminous Coal Underground Mining (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (250-499: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: All Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation (20-49: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$147,8285$129,15847$155,3314$54,9132$90,60512$100,717
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$111,3351$100,7405$168,4880$00$03$65,093
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$147,8056$94,16823$176,89211$26,3132$59,03012$56,093
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$010$126,4350$00$01$113,940
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$192,4660$00$01$125,380
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.02 , 9428.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$173,4301$188,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$272,730
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$183,960
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 87421 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1064.1 years
John875.1 years
Mary875.4 years
Harry775.1 years
Raymond760.3 years
Helen472.5 years
Daisy466.3 years
Robert467.7 years
Thomas480.2 years
George388.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 87421 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Benally1773.5 years
Begay1459.1 years
Lee756.2 years
Yazzie758.0 years
Joe663.8 years
John668.6 years
Harper570.4 years
Wheeler582.2 years
Johnson469.7 years
Charley460.0 years
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