Estancia, NM 87016 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87016: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Estancia, NM 87016

Acceptable Alternative
Tajique, NM 87016

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 74
  • Single Family Addresses: 448
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Torrance County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.776, Longitude -106.172
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Estancia, NM 87016 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,958
Population in Households 3,359
Population in Familes 2,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 599
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 1,331
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 896
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,033 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 298 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 413 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $95,743
Average Home Value $137,464


Median Household Income $37,440
Average Household Income $51,473
Per Capita Income $20,664
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.57%
Households -0.75% -0.72%
Families -0.98% -0.86%
Median Household Income   -1.71%
Per Capita Income   0.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Estancia, NM 87016 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87016 to the other 329 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 88 74th
Population Density1 # 176 47th
Diversity Index2 # 62 81st
Median Household Income # 191 42nd
Per Capita Income # 187 43rd

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