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, 2017)


Total Population 1,236
Daytime Population: Workers 34
Daytime Population: Residents 853
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 887
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 1,236
Population in Familes 1,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $26,371
Average Household Income $42,169
Per Capita Income $13,340


Total Housing Units 541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $119,444


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 276
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% -1.31%
Households -1.65% -1.42%
Families -1.85% -1.49%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Sanostee, NM 87461 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87461 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 # 151 55th
Population Density # 216 35th
Diversity Index # 316 5th
Median Household Income # 299 10th
Per Capita Income # 292 12th

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