La Jara, NM 87027 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87027: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Jara, NM 87027

Acceptable Alternative
Llaves, NM 87027

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 67
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sandoval County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.111, Longitude -106.994
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 87027 has segments in 2 Counties (Rio Arriba, Sandoval).

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La Jara, NM 87027 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 152
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 122
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $131,250
Average Home Value $234,016


Median Household Income $41,213
Average Household Income $61,904
Per Capita Income $29,323
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.52%
Households 0.68% 0.55%
Families 0.35% 0.43%
Median Household Income   -1.82%
Per Capita Income   0.8%
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.

La Jara, NM 87027 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87027 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 # 254 23rd
Population Density1 # 166 50th
Diversity Index2 # 6 98th
Median Household Income # 138 58th
Per Capita Income # 58 83rd

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