Albuquerque, NM 87112 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87112: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albuquerque, NM 87112

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,181
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,465
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,117
  • County: Bernalillo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.099, Longitude -106.514
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Albuquerque, NM 87112 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,741
Population in Households 42,459
Population in Familes 31,588
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density1 5,380
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 18,716
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 10,926
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,086 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,419 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,297 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,370 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $185,942
Average Home Value $208,153


Median Household Income $46,834
Average Household Income $61,564
Per Capita Income $27,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.01%
Households -0.14% -0.03%
Families -0.47% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.

Albuquerque, NM 87112 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87112 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 # 12 97th
Population Density1 # 5 99th
Diversity Index2 # 137 58th
Median Household Income # 85 74th
Per Capita Income # 76 77th

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