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City: Chama, NM (1.03%)
County: Rio Arriba County, NM

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 1,830
Zip code population in 2010: 1,419
Zip code population in 2000: 1,604




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Houses and condos: 1,254
Renter-occupied apartments: 127
% of renters here:

16%
State:

32%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 87520: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 259.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.5% ($624)
New Mexico:

0.7% ($1,096)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $667 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $570 (0.5%)

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Males: 977  (53.4%)
Females: 853  (46.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 87520:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 87520:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

Zip code 87520 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $122,300
87520:

$122,300
New Mexico:

$159,000



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 87520 zip code as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 87520 to the number of sex offenders is 390 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.2 years
New Mexico median age:

36.6 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
New Mexico:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 87520, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,804 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,804
State:

$39,572

Salary/wage: $27,423 (reported on 77.5% of returns)
Here:

$27,423
State:

$34,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 144.3% for AGIs below $10k, 77.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 48.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,562 (reported on 37.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,562
New Mexico:

$1,873
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,250 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,250
State:

$3,554
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,393 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

+$7,393
State:

+$10,425
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.9% for AGIs below $10k, -0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$2,129 (reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

+$2,129
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 27.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, -2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, -3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,476 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
87520:

$2,476
New Mexico:

$2,940

Total itemized deductions: $17,189 (26% of AGI, reported on 23.2% of returns)
Here:

$17,189
State:

$18,103

Here:

26.1% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 34.2% for AGIs below $10k, 7.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,467 (4% of AGI, reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,467
State:

$3,246

Here:

3.7% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,498 (reported on 66.4% of returns)
87520:

$4,498
State:

$6,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,586 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,586
State:

$1,796

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.6%
Here:

57%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 54.0% for AGIs below $10k, 55.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 52.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.8% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$38,542
New Mexico:

$41,963

Chama, NM (87520) map

Nearest zip codes: 87551, 81128, 87575, 87518, 87528, 87515.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.1%
New Mexico:

50.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.5%
New Mexico:

7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 85
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 688


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 325 (128 now married, 197 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 87520 with a mortgage: 271 (17 second mortgage, 36 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 375

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,164
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $321

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

16.2%
Whole state:

21.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

9.3%
Whole state:

12.1%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4


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

Notable locations in zip code 87520: Prince Ranch (A), Rancho Diamante (B), Torrez Ranch (C), Thomas Martinez O'Reilly Cow Camp (D), Abeyta Ranch (E), Bagwell Cow Camp (F), Brazos Lodge (G), Torres (H), Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad (I), Corkin Lodge (J), Gonzales Ranch (K), Chama Weather Station (L), Jensen-Thomas Cow Camp (M), Eleanor Daggett Memorial Library (N), Brazos Canyon Volunteer Fire Department (O), Chama Volunteer Fire Department (P), Chama Jail House Historic Site (Q), Dunham Log House Historic Site (R), Burns-Kelly Store Historic Site (S), Foster Hotel Historic Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 87520 include: First Baptist Church (A), Chama Church of Christ (B), Valley Gospel Fellowship Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chama Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Las Ranas Lake (A), Beaver Lake (B), Boyer Lake (C), Tecolote Lake (D), Stove Tank (E), Crowley Reservoir (F), Kays Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wolf Creek (A), Nabor Creek (B), Los Cuatas Creek (C), Cañones Creek (D), Little Willow Creek (E), Los Alamos Creek (F), Las Cuatas Creek (G), West Fork Chavez Creek (H), Estufa Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in zip code 87520 include: Chama Historical Marker (1), Cumbres Pass Historical Marker (2), Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad Historical Marker (3), Brazos Cliffs Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 34
  • 2000 to 2004: 86
  • 1990 to 1999: 362
  • 1980 to 1989: 127
  • 1970 to 1979: 230
  • 1960 to 1969: 143
  • 1950 to 1959: 123
  • 1940 to 1949: 59
  • 1939 or earlier: 90


Zip code 87520 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 87520
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 40
  • 2 bedrooms: 105
  • 3 bedrooms: 335
  • 4 bedrooms: 148
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 14
  • 2 bedrooms: 47
  • 3 bedrooms: 58
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 87520 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 183
  • 2 vehicles: 234
  • 3 vehicles: 158
  • 4 vehicles: 47
  • 5+ vehicles: 11
  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 60
  • 2 vehicles: 18
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 27
  • 5+ vehicles: 13


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 87520 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 87520 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 87520:

  • Less than $10,000: 11
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 22
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 23
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 5
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 19
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 7
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 51
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 5
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 37
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 81
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 12
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 56
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 4
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 38
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 71
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 35
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 90
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 33
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 28
  • $1,000,000 or more: 18

 



87520 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 87520:

  • Less than $100: 11
  • $300 to $349: 38
  • $400 to $449: 14
  • $450 to $499: 20
  • $500 to $549: 32
  • No cash rent: 12
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $607.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $176,000.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $162,928
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $99,420
  • Some other race householders: $113,980
  • Two or more races householders: $142,128
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $117,030

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $122,300
87520:

$122,300
New Mexico:

$159,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,000 - $254,200

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $226,186
Here:

$226,186
State:

$234,252

Mobile homes: $104,068
Here:

$104,068
State:

$96,771

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 962
  • One, attached: 4
  • 3 or 4: 21
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 259

Unemployment: 8.5%
87520 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 603 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 141 (17%)
  • Walked: 46 (5%)
  • Other means: 13 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 35 (4%)
 

87520 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 101
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 120
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 187
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 100
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 95
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 21
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 64
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 13
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 8
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 34
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 27
  • 90 or more minutes: 33
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,830
  • In family households: 1,589 (279 male householders, 285 female householders)
    409 spouses, 378 children (356 natural, 13 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 107 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 46 other relatives, 45 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 241 (149 male householders (117 living alone)), 60 female householders (60 living alone)), 32 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 330 2-persons, 143 3-persons, 65 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 177 1-person, 32 2-persons

84 married couples with children.
106 single-parent households (5 men, 101 women).

52.5% of residents of 87520 zip code speak English at home.
45.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (98% very well, 1% well, 1% not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 49 (2.7%)
(26.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.7%
Whole state:

10.1%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (82%)
  • Austria (18%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 36
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • Before 1980: 42

Races in zip code 87520:

White population: 529
Black population: 4
American Indian population: 27
Asian population: 5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 7
Two or more races population: 12
Hispanic or Latino population: 835

Most common first ancestries reported in 87520 (%):



  • Other groups (58%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • Swedish (3%)


Zip code 87520 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 87520 not listed on the city page:

  • CHAMA ELEM (Students: 91; Location: 182 N. PINE AVENUE, TIERRA AMARILLA, NM; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHAMA MIDDLE (Students: 65; Location: 182 N. PINE AVENUE, TIERRA AMARILLA, NM; Grades: 06 - 08)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CHAMA ELEMENTARY (7TH STREET in CHAMA, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-53391036
    Organizations: CHAMA VALLEY INDEPENDENT SCHLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHAMA MIDDLE (7TH STREET in CHAMA, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-53391042
    Organizations: CHAMA VALLEY INDEPENDENT SCHLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BRAZOS WATER COOPERATIVE WATER SYS (HC 75 BOX 109 in CHAMA, NM)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1998-0652, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
  • CHAMA ,THE VILLAGE OF (HWY 84 & 17 in CHAMA, NM)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1991-0151, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Alternative names: VILLAGE OF CHAMA THE
  • CHAMA, VILLAGE OF (PO BOX 794 in CHAMA, NM)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1997-0742, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
  • CUMBRES TOLTEC & SCENIC RAILROAD (500 TERRACE in CHAMA, NM)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CUMBRES TOLTEC7 & SCENIC RAILROAD (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ARRIBA CONCRETE AND CONSTR INC (400 RIVER RD E in CHAMA, NM)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
  • FREELAND INC - 300TPH CRUSHER NO1637 (PORTABLE SOURCE in PORTABLE SOURCE, NM)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL
    Alternative names: CENTRAL CONCRETE PRODUCTS INC FREELAND I, FREELAND INCORPORATED 1637, FREELAND, INC FREELAND INC - 300TPH CRUS, FREELAND INC., FREELAND, INC FREELAND INC - 300TPH CRUS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 87520:

  • Branding Iron Motel, W Main St, Chama, NM 87520 , Phone: (505) 756-2162
  • Spruce Lodge, PO Box 365, Chama, NM 87520 , Phone: (505) 756-2593
  • Vista Del Rio Lodge , 2595 Us Hwy 84164, Chama, NM 87520 , Phone: (575) 756-2138, Fax: (757) 756-1872
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 87520

Zip code 87520 marital status for males
Zip code 87520 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Population in 1990: 1,103. Population change in the 1990s: +501 (+45.4%).

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

  • This state: 972
  • Northeast: 105
  • Midwest: 222
  • South: 136
  • West: 317

60% of the 87520 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Mexico.

97% of the 87520 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% 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): 26
Here:

24.8%
New Mexico:

6.9%

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

0.0%
New Mexico:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

26.9%
New Mexico:

11.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 51,250
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 48,250
  • Architecture and engineering occupations: 46,509
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 43,229
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 35,714
  • Management occupations: 34,821

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (20-49: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Recreational and Vacation Camps (except Campgrounds) (20-49: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (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 (Noninst.)






Most common first names in zip code 87520 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose1978.9 years
Maria676.7 years
Mary573.2 years
William458.7 years
George483.5 years
Helen371.6 years
Frank372.0 years
Alice376.3 years
Charles374.7 years
Paul373.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 87520 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez3072.0 years
Gallegos966.4 years
Madrid771.7 years
Valdez765.7 years
Rivas664.0 years
Trujillo681.7 years
Daggett572.2 years
Garcia572.8 years
Smith478.5 years
Quintana479.5 years

Businesses in zip code 87520

  • U-Haul: 1



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