Waterflow, NM 87421 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87421: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterflow, NM 87421

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • Single Family Addresses: 55
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: San Juan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.743, Longitude -108.471
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waterflow, NM 87421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 926
Daytime Population: Workers 508
Daytime Population: Residents 518
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,026
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 926
Population in Familes 817
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $55,933
Average Household Income $68,794
Per Capita Income $21,545


Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $202,941
Average Home Value $194,512


Total Households 290
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 230
Average Family Size 4
  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 -1.5% -1.24%
Households -1.64% -1.42%
Families -1.83% -1.43%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Waterflow, NM 87421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87421 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 # 170 49th
Population Density # 135 60th
Diversity Index # 154 53rd
Median Household Income # 43 87th
Per Capita Income # 179 46th

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