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, 2016)


Total Population 982
Population in Households 982
Population in Familes 867
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 306
Average Household Size 3.21
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 257 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $186,607
Average Home Value $182,588


Median Household Income $54,808
Average Household Income $64,722
Per Capita Income $20,168
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% 0.06%
Households -0.26% 0.0%
Families -0.39% -0.08%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.

Waterflow, NM 87421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87421 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 # 164 50th
Population Density1 # 134 60th
Diversity Index2 # 160 51st
Median Household Income # 42 88th
Per Capita Income # 198 40th

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