Tijeras, NM 87059 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87059: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tijeras, NM 87059

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chilili, NM 87059
Escobosa, NM 87059
Sedillo, NM 87059

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 265
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,225
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bernalillo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.016, Longitude -106.28
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tijeras, NM 87059 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,994
Population in Households 9,980
Population in Familes 8,242
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 4,153
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,883
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,806 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,720 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 433 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 653 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $267,413
Average Home Value $307,023


Median Household Income $78,819
Average Household Income $97,215
Per Capita Income $40,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% 0.08%
Households -0.37% 0.02%
Families -0.6% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Tijeras, NM 87059 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87059 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 # 59 82nd
Population Density1 # 88 74th
Diversity Index2 # 241 27th
Median Household Income # 7 98th
Per Capita Income # 17 95th

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