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87935 Zip Code (Truth or Consequences, NM) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,437
Zip code population in 2010: 1,770
Zip code population in 2000: 1,814

Houses and condos: 2,016
Renter-occupied apartments: 98
% of renters here:

12%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 87935: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 36.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 40 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 87935
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.7% ($1,030)
New Mexico:

0.8% ($1,403)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $725 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,082 (0.7%)

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Males: 696  (48.4%)
Females: 741  (51.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 87935:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 87935:

  • Never married: 4.9%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 29.9%

Zip code 87935 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Races in zip code 87935 (2019)
    • 1,46782.9%White
    • 24013.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 331.9%Two or more races
    • 160.9%American Indian
    • 100.6%Asian
    • 30.2%Black
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 1,060
Rural population: 376

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $146,843
87935:

$146,843
New Mexico:

$180,900



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in 87935 zip code as of July 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 87935 is 197 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

70.4 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.7 people
New Mexico:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 87935, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,318 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,318
State:

$39,572

Salary/wage: $26,248 (reported on 54.6% of returns)
Here:

$26,248
State:

$34,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 161.6% for AGIs below $10k, 48.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 39.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 26.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 39.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,057 (reported on 58.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,057
New Mexico:

$1,873
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 29.8% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,296 (reported on 34.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,296
State:

$3,554
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,087 (reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,087
State:

+$10,425
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,121 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$3,121
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -24.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,571 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
87935:

$2,571
New Mexico:

$2,940

Total itemized deductions: $16,253 (30% of AGI, reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,253
State:

$18,103

Here:

29.9% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 57.2% for AGIs below $10k, 13.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,040 (4% of AGI, reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,040
State:

$3,246

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,161 (reported on 72.6% of returns)
87935:

$4,161
State:

$6,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,284 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,284
State:

$1,796

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.9%
Here:

63%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 66.3% for AGIs below $10k, 58.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$33,253
New Mexico:

$51,945
Truth or Consequences, NM (87935) map Nearest zip codes: 87901, 87942, 87939, 87931, 87930, 87933.
Truth or Consequences Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

11.6%
New Mexico:

43.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.3%
New Mexico:

41.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 73
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 767


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 71 (40 now married, 30 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 87935 with a mortgage: 87
Houses without a mortgage: 669

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,049
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $326

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.1%
Whole state:

18.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

7.4%
Whole state:

10.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.1
State:

5.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.4
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  • Notable locations in zip code 87935: Chavez Windmill (A), Elkins Ranch (B), Elephant Butte Fire Department (C), Lakeshore Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 3782000 to 2009
  • 5311990 to 1999
  • 5811980 to 1989
  • 3241970 to 1979
  • 1161960 to 1969
  • 251950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 221939 or earlier

Zip code 87935 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Truth or Consequences, NM (87935)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Truth or Consequences, NM (87935)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 2692 bedrooms
  • 3473 bedrooms
  • 824 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Truth or Consequences, NM (87935)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Truth or Consequences, NM (87935)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 312 bedrooms
  • 593 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Truth or Consequences, NM (87935) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Truth or Consequences, NM (87935) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 3181 vehicle
  • 2582 vehicles
  • 1043 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Truth or Consequences, NM (87935) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Truth or Consequences, NM (87935) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 491 vehicle
  • 392 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 87935 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 87935 household income distribution in 2019
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 43$10,000 to $14,999
  • 111$15,000 to $19,999
  • 103$20,000 to $24,999
  • 72$25,000 to $29,999
  • 32$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $44,999
  • 49$45,000 to $49,999
  • 90$50,000 to $59,999
  • 59$60,000 to $74,999
  • 35$75,000 to $99,999
  • 37$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 59$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 87935

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 87935
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 36$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$40,000 to $49,999
  • 19$50,000 to $59,999
  • 31$60,000 to $69,999
  • 28$70,000 to $79,999
  • 50$80,000 to $89,999
  • 11$90,000 to $99,999
  • 92$100,000 to $124,999
  • 90$125,000 to $149,999
  • 46$150,000 to $174,999
  • 46$175,000 to $199,999
  • 74$200,000 to $249,999
  • 99$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 32$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 87935

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 87935
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 22$650 to $699
  • 25$700 to $749
  • 31$800 to $899
  • 11$1,250 to $1,499

Median gross rent in 2019: $959.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $239,471.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $219,191
  • Black or African American householders: $536,483
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $220,418

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $146,843
87935:

$146,843
New Mexico:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,966 - $224,819

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $175,295
Here:

$175,295
State:

$289,733

Mobile homes: $302,240
Here:

$302,240
State:

$171,050

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $11,412
Here:

$11,412
State:

$56,152
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 87935
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 868
  • 3 or 4: 12
  • Mobile homes: 1,071
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 43

Unemployment: 5.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87935

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87935
  • 93.6%252Drove a car alone
  • 6.3%17Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87935

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87935
  • 16Less than 5 minutes
  • 275 to 9 minutes
  • 5510 to 14 minutes
  • 11515 to 19 minutes
  • 3245 to 59 minutes
  • 590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 97.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,437
  • Male householders: 470 (183 living alone), Female householders: 369 (154 living alone)
  • 323 spouses (323 opposite-sex spouses), 54 unmarried partners, (54 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 114 children (114 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 0 foster children, 26 other relatives, 34 non-relatives

Size of family households: 381 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 38 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 336 1-person, 61 2-persons

26 married couples with children.
32 single-parent households (32 men).

91.9% of residents of 87935 zip code speak English at home.
11.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 37 (2.6%)
(50.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.6%
Whole state:

9.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 49%Honduras
  • 46%Sweden
  • 46%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Most common first ancestries reported in 87935
  • 13%German
  • 6%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 6%Scotch-Irish
  • 4%British
  • 3%Swedish
  • 3%Dutch
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 232010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 46Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • KAFB ELEPHANT BUTTE (ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE in ELEPHANT BUTTE, NM)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: STATE OF NM (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , STATE OF NEW MEXICO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HUMPHREY READY MIX - 30 CU YD CONCRETE BATCH PLANT (HWY 181 in ELEPHANT BUTTE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Alternative names: HUMPHREY READY-MIX 30CUYD CONCRETE, HUMPHREY READY-MIX HUMPHREY READY MIX -, HUMPHREY SAND&GRAVEL & READY-MIX
  • CHEVRON PIPE LINE ENGLE STA (DIRT RD 5M NE 8M NE H-52 in ENGLE, NM)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: CHEVRON PIPE LINE CO (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 87935 marital status for males
Zip code 87935 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

  • This state: 291
  • Northeast: 80
  • Midwest: 397
  • South: 247
  • West: 355

48% of the 87935 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Mexico.

98% of the 87935 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 129% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Truth or Consequences, NM (87935)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
New Mexico:

7.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
New Mexico:

11.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 52,334Sales and related occupations
  • 37,052Education, training, and library occupations
  • 16,401Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 2,514Office and administrative support occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • PATRICK H MANDOCK (221 SUPERIOR DR in ELEPHANT BUTTE, NM; small business) : $54,731 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    $18,431 with Army for Other Social Services. Taking place in TX. Signed on 2004-10-05. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $18,281, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-31. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $18,019, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-23. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-23. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • BRECHEISEN, WALLACE L (107 CARDINAL COURT in ELEPHANT BUTTE, NM) : $0 in 4 contracts in 2005
    $6,240 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2005-03-01. Completion date: 2005-10-25.
    $6,240 with Army for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2005-03-01. Completion date: 2005-10-25.
    -$6,240, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-04. Completion date: 2005-10-25.
    -$6,240 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2005-04-04. Completion date: 2005-10-25.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Civic and Social Organizations (10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (10-19: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Marinas (5-9: 2)

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

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 33 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 87935 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.6%), and Structure Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 87935
    • 7441.6%Outside Fires
    • 5430.3%Structure Fires
    • 4223.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 84.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 87935, New Mexico

Most common first names in zip code 87935 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1671.6 years
John1274.7 years
Richard1168.2 years
Mary1072.4 years
William1070.6 years
Charles973.1 years
James767.8 years
George773.1 years
Helen775.4 years
Donald772.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 87935 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones774.0 years
Wilson777.6 years
Anderson478.3 years
Clark476.7 years
Lane376.9 years
Jackson377.0 years
Conner382.4 years
Card372.7 years
Lewis364.3 years
Loomis390.7 years
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