La Joya, NM 87028 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87028: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Joya, NM 87028

Not Acceptable, USPS
Contreras, NM 87028

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 35
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Socorro County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.39, Longitude -106.804
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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La Joya, NM 87028 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 500
Population in Households 494
Population in Familes 398
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $118,548
Average Home Value $180,491


Median Household Income $36,915
Average Household Income $52,854
Per Capita Income $22,747
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.48% 0.94%
Households 2.28% 0.92%
Families 2.04% 0.73%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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 Joya, NM 87028 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87028 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 # 199 40th
Population Density1 # 252 24th
Diversity Index2 # 147 55th
Median Household Income # 196 41st
Per Capita Income # 149 55th

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