Veguita, NM 87062 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87062: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Veguita, NM 87062

Not Acceptable, USPS
Las Nutrias, NM 87062

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 289
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Socorro County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.489, Longitude -106.725
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Veguita, NM 87062 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,000
Population in Households 1,962
Population in Familes 1,600
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 704
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 445
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 567 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $123,349
Average Home Value $170,899


Median Household Income $34,175
Average Household Income $45,896
Per Capita Income $16,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.0% 1.18%
Households 1.77% 1.25%
Families 1.44% 1.06%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.53%
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.

Veguita, NM 87062 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87062 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 # 124 63rd
Population Density1 # 117 65th
Diversity Index2 # 155 53rd
Median Household Income # 238 28th
Per Capita Income # 264 20th

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