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87942 Zip Code (Las Palomas, NM) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,018
Zip code population in 2010: 898
Zip code population in 2000: 1,222

Houses and condos: 586
Renter-occupied apartments: 65
% of renters here:

15%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 87942: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 147.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 87942
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($639)
New Mexico:

0.8% ($1,403)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $539 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $667 (0.4%)

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Males: 427  (42.0%)
Females: 591  (58.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 87942:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 87942:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

Zip code 87942 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 87942 (2019)
    • 66173.6%White
    • 20522.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 171.9%American Indian
    • 111.2%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Some other race
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Urban population: 424
Rural population: 593

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $155,689
87942:

$155,689
New Mexico:

$180,900
Median resident age:
This zip code:

53.3 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
New Mexico:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 87942, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $32,570 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,570
State:

$50,343

Salary/wage: $28,686 (reported on 74.5% of returns)
Here:

$28,686
State:

$41,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 65.0% for AGIs below $25k, 71.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $883 (reported on 25.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$883
New Mexico:

$1,677
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,083 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,083
State:

$6,939

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,850 (reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,850
State:

+$14,311

Profit/loss from business: +$1,625 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

+$1,625
State:

+$11,059

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,550 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
87942:

$9,550
New Mexico:

$15,706

Total itemized deductions: $15,017 (25% of AGI, reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$15,017
State:

$21,709

Here:

24.8% of AGI
State:

19.8% of AGI

Charity contributions: $933 (reported on 6.4% of returns)
Here:

$933
State:

$4,195

Taxes paid: $2,783 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
87942:

$2,783
State:

$6,176

Earned income credit: $2,160 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,160
State:

$2,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 57.4%
Here:

57%
State:

50%
(% for various income ranges: 56.0% for AGIs below $25k, 58.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 87942, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $24,822 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$24,822
State:

$39,572

Salary/wage: $23,417 (reported on 72.3% of returns)
Here:

$23,417
State:

$34,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.4% for AGIs below $10k, 65.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,975 (reported on 36.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,975
New Mexico:

$1,873
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $786 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$786
State:

$3,554
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$2,907 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

+$2,907
State:

+$8,875

Total itemized deductions: $13,754 (36% of AGI, reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

$13,754
State:

$18,103

Here:

35.6% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,725 (7% of AGI, reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,725
State:

$3,246

Here:

7.1% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI

Total tax: $2,641 (reported on 64.0% of returns)
87942:

$2,641
State:

$6,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,683 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,683
State:

$1,796

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.0%
Here:

64%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 58.9% for AGIs below $10k, 67.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$32,186
New Mexico:

$51,945
Las Palomas, NM (87942) map Nearest zip codes: 87931, 87935, 87930, 87933, 87901, 87936.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.0%
New Mexico:

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

6.5%
New Mexico:

41.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 44
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 408


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 18 (0 now married, 17 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 160 (85 now married, 74 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 87942 with a mortgage: 106
Houses without a mortgage: 285

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $739
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $295

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

21.6%
Whole state:

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

19.3%
Whole state:

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

5.5
State:

5.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 87942: Lee Windmill (A), Wild Horse Windmill (B), Windmill 16 (C), George Mee Windmill (D), Las Palomas Emergency Medical Services / Las Palomas Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 87942: San Miguel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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    Reservoirs: Cup Tank (A), East South Salado Peak Tank (B), Fox Tank (C), Johnson Tank (D), Kelly Tank (E), Lard Tank (F), West Tank Sixteen (G), Tank Sixteen East (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salado Creek (A), Cañada Honda (B), Palomas Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 722000 to 2009
  • 1031990 to 1999
  • 1021980 to 1989
  • 1461970 to 1979
  • 611960 to 1969
  • 311950 to 1959
  • 421940 to 1949
  • 171939 or earlier

Zip code 87942 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Las Palomas, NM (87942)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Las Palomas, NM (87942)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 1372 bedrooms
  • 1603 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Las Palomas, NM (87942)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Las Palomas, NM (87942)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 523 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Las Palomas, NM (87942) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Las Palomas, NM (87942) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 1061 vehicle
  • 1922 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Las Palomas, NM (87942) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Las Palomas, NM (87942) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 151 vehicle
  • 262 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 87942 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 87942 household income distribution in 2019
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 54$15,000 to $19,999
  • 93$20,000 to $24,999
  • 32$25,000 to $29,999
  • 62$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 51$45,000 to $49,999
  • 43$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $74,999
  • 25$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 87942

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 87942
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 50$80,000 to $89,999
  • 24$100,000 to $124,999
  • 57$125,000 to $149,999
  • 103$150,000 to $174,999
  • 16$200,000 to $249,999
  • 23$300,000 to $399,999
  • 22$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 87942

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 87942
  • 10$450 to $499
  • 13$500 to $549
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 8$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6$1,250 to $1,499
  • 11No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $824.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $145,232
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $52,283
  • Some other race householders: $132,452
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $126,177

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $155,689
87942:

$155,689
New Mexico:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,863 - $177,315

Mean price in 2019:

Mobile homes: $172,117
Here:

$172,117
State:

$171,050
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 87942

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 153
  • Mobile homes: 416
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87942

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 87942
  • 85.7%338Drove a car alone
  • 2.3%9Subway or elevated
  • 1.0%4Walked
  • 11.4%45Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87942

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 87942
  • 50Less than 5 minutes
  • 455 to 9 minutes
  • 7910 to 14 minutes
  • 11415 to 19 minutes
  • 5220 to 24 minutes
  • 930 to 34 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 93.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,018
  • Male householders: 223 (72 living alone), Female householders: 230 (87 living alone)
  • 209 spouses (209 opposite-sex spouses), 50 unmarried partners, (50 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 271 children (240 natural, 0 adopted, 31 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 12 other relatives, 17 non-relatives

Size of family households: 142 2-persons, 32 3-persons, 66 4-persons, 20 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 159 1-person, 30 2-persons

154 married couples with children.
18 single-parent households (11 men, 7 women).

70.0% of residents of 87942 zip code speak English at home.
29.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% very well, 2% not well, 4% not at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% very well, 33% well).

Foreign born population: 32 (3.2%)
(42.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.2%
Whole state:

9.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 56%Honduras
  • 19%Denmark
  • 19%Poland
Most common first ancestries reported in 87942
  • 5%German
  • 5%French
  • 3%English
  • 1%Polish
  • 1%Norwegian
  • 1%Romanian
  • 1%Russian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 36Before 1990

Zip code 87942 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • D-VEL RESEARCH LAB (STAR ROUTE in WILLIAMSBURG, NM)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: MACHINE TOOL (METAL FORMING TYPES) MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: UNKNOWN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BIG HORN CONSTRUCTION BIG HORN CONSTRUCT (PORTABLE SOURCE in PORTABLE SOURCE, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL
    Alternative names: BIG HORN CONST 70 TPH CRUSHER

Zip code 87942 marital status for males
Zip code 87942 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 47.4%Utility gas
  • 33.4%Electricity
  • 19.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 58. Population change in the 1990s: +1,164 (+2006.9%).

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

  • This state: 569
  • Northeast: 75
  • Midwest: 100
  • South: 91
  • West: 138

61% of the 87942 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Mexico.

100% of the 87942 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year householders moved into unit in Las Palomas, NM (87942)

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

0.0%
New Mexico:

6.7%
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 ($)
  • 27,798Office and administrative support occupations
  • 22,296Production occupations
  • 11,166Healthcare support occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • SANDY JONES CONSTRUCTION (HC BOX 155 in WILLIAMSBURG, NM; small business)
    15 employees, $1200000 revenue. Hist. Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Firm: $223,713 in 6 contracts from 2001 to 2003
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing), Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities by Bureau of Reclamation
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $155,000; 2002: $100,000; 2003: -$31,287; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $155,000 with Bureau of Reclamation for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2001-08-15. Completion date: 2001-12-15.
    $99,000 with Bureau of Reclamation for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2002-12-15.
    $1,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2002-12-15.
    $1,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-08-15. Completion date: 2007-08-15.
  • DAVID MAULDIN (94 LOS POLOMAS RD in WILLIAMSBURG, NM; small business)
    3 employees, $337000 revenue.
    $13,693 with Forest Service for Well Drilling/Exploratory Services. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-11-15.

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

  • Construction: Manufacturing (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Painting and Wall Covering Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Finish Carpentry Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (1-4: 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 26 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 87942 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.7%), and Structure Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 87942
    • 7157.7%Outside Fires
    • 2722.0%Structure Fires
    • 1411.4%Other
    • 118.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 87942, New Mexico

Most common first names in zip code 87942 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1971.5 years
William1383.0 years
James1372.8 years
John1172.8 years
Charles1072.4 years
George877.1 years
Fred785.1 years
Richard768.3 years
Ruth676.1 years
Harold672.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 87942 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Armijo1179.4 years
Jones1065.4 years
Smith873.9 years
Davis778.4 years
Daugherty571.8 years
Apodaca578.4 years
Martin579.2 years
Miller572.6 years
Wilson581.8 years
Ellis473.3 years
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