Rio Rancho, NM 87124 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87124: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Acceptable Alternative
Albuquerque, NM 87124

Not Acceptable, USPS
Panorama Heights, NM 87124
Rancho West, NM 87124

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,060
  • Single Family Addresses: 20,124
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,565
  • County: Sandoval County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.257, Longitude -106.697
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rio Rancho, NM 87124 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 55,711
Daytime Population: Workers 19,170
Daytime Population: Residents 30,665
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,835
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 55,513
Population in Familes 45,983
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 981
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $56,867
Average Household Income $71,754
Per Capita Income $26,751


Total Housing Units 22,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,866 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,843 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,488 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $181,715
Average Home Value $204,877


Total Households 20,709
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 14,259
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.2% 1.15%
Households 1.0% 1.01%
Families 0.83% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Rio Rancho, NM 87124 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87124 to the other 330 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 6 98th
Population Density # 25 93rd
Diversity Index # 93 72nd
Median Household Income # 36 89th
Per Capita Income # 93 72nd

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