Chamisal, NM 87521 ZIP Code Profile

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Chamisal, NM | El Valle, NM

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ZIP Code 87521: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chamisal, NM 87521

Acceptable Alternative
Ojo Sarco, NM 87521

Not Acceptable, USPS
El Valle, NM 87521

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 133
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Taos County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.158, Longitude -105.731
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chamisal, NM 87521 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 728
Population in Households 717
Population in Familes 575
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $181,818
Average Home Value $199,432


Median Household Income $36,611
Average Household Income $47,603
Per Capita Income $21,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.06%
Households 0.15% 0.06%
Families -0.16% -0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.66%
Per Capita Income   0.77%
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.

Chamisal, NM 87521 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87521 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 # 180 46th
Population Density1 # 142 57th
Diversity Index2 # 18 94th
Median Household Income # 199 40th
Per Capita Income # 176 47th

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