Albuquerque, NM 87120 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87120: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albuquerque, NM 87120

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 594
  • Single Family Addresses: 22,232
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,309
  • County: Bernalillo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.141, Longitude -106.705
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Albuquerque, NM 87120 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 61,337
Population in Households 60,082
Population in Familes 48,530
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,255
Population Density1 1,196
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 23,604
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 15,778
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,847 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,109 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,495 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,243 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $202,479
Average Home Value $231,894


Median Household Income $62,880
Average Household Income $78,529
Per Capita Income $30,674
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.82%
Households 0.78% 0.8%
Families 0.56% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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 87120 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87120 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 # 3 99th
Population Density1 # 21 94th
Diversity Index2 # 26 92nd
Median Household Income # 21 94th
Per Capita Income # 45 87th

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