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: 165
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,132
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 3,794
Daytime Population: Workers 556
Daytime Population: Residents 2,282
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,838
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 3,794
Population in Familes 3,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $49,304
Average Household Income $62,995
Per Capita Income $23,278


Total Housing Units 1,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,122 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $161,140
Average Home Value $201,292


Total Households 1,402
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,014
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.21% -0.24%
Households 0.05% -0.36%
Families -0.18% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Peralta, NM 87042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87042 to the other 330 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 93 72nd
Population Density # 91 73rd
Diversity Index # 67 80th
Median Household Income # 69 79th
Per Capita Income # 147 56th

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