Peralta, NM 87042 ZIP Code Profile

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Bosque Farms, NM | Peralta, NM

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ZIP Code 87042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Peralta, NM 87042

Acceptable Alternative
Bosque Farms, NM 87042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 167
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,131
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Valencia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.833, Longitude -106.663
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Peralta, NM 87042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,912
Population in Households 3,912
Population in Familes 3,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 1,456
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,056
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,150 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 306 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $150,284
Average Home Value $194,043


Median Household Income $48,371
Average Household Income $62,495
Per Capita Income $23,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.16%
Households 0.6% 0.12%
Families 0.38% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Peralta, NM 87042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87042 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 # 91 73rd
Population Density1 # 100 70th
Diversity Index2 # 69 79th
Median Household Income # 74 78th
Per Capita Income # 143 57th

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