Albuquerque, NM 87116 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87116: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albuquerque, NM 87116

Not Acceptable, USPS
Sandia Base, NM 87116

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,873
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bernalillo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.059, Longitude -106.554
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Albuquerque, NM 87116 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,254
Population in Households 4,251
Population in Familes 3,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 2,573
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 1,384
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 1,133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 ( 8.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,260 (87.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $281,855


Median Household Income $51,339
Average Household Income $67,982
Per Capita Income $22,134
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.56% 0.59%
Households 1.8% 0.61%
Families 0.98% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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 87116 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87116 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 # 83 75th
Population Density1 # 12 97th
Diversity Index2 # 175 47th
Median Household Income # 56 83rd
Per Capita Income # 158 52nd

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