Sanostee, NM 87461 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87461: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sanostee, NM 87461

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: San Juan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.433, Longitude -108.872
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sanostee, NM 87461 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,388
Population in Households 1,388
Population in Familes 1,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 440
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 311
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $78,916
Average Home Value $109,919


Median Household Income $25,556
Average Household Income $40,608
Per Capita Income $12,873
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% 0.07%
Households -0.22% -0.05%
Families -0.46% -0.13%
Median Household Income   -0.71%
Per Capita Income   0.43%
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.

Sanostee, NM 87461 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87461 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 # 141 57th
Population Density1 # 217 35th
Diversity Index2 # 315 5th
Median Household Income # 301 9th
Per Capita Income # 291 12th

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