Farmington, NM 87401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Farmington, NM 87401

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bisti, NM 87401
Farmington Municipal Airport, NM 87401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,586
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,082
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 398
  • County: San Juan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.742, Longitude -108.191
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Farmington, NM 87401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,363
Population in Households 50,864
Population in Familes 42,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,499
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 17,793
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 12,421
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,419 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,374 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,905 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $162,942
Average Home Value $180,828


Median Household Income $47,975
Average Household Income $63,920
Per Capita Income $22,355
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.44%
Households 0.3% 0.37%
Families 0.08% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
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.

Farmington, NM 87401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87401 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 # 7 98th
Population Density1 # 93 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 41 88th
Median Household Income # 80 76th
Per Capita Income # 153 54th

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