Chimayo, NM 87522 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87522: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chimayo, NM 87522

Acceptable Alternative
Cundiyo, NM 87522

Not Acceptable, USPS
El Portero, NM 87522
El Rincon de los Trujillos, NM 87522
Rio Chiquito, NM 87522
Sanctuario, NM 87522

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • Single Family Addresses: 169
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Rio Arriba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.025, Longitude -105.87
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 87522 has segments in 2 Counties (Rio Arriba, Santa Fe).

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Chimayo, NM 87522 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,673
Population in Households 4,673
Population in Familes 3,686
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 1,973
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,244
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,630 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 499 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $154,142
Average Home Value $219,402


Median Household Income $35,941
Average Household Income $44,362
Per Capita Income $18,730
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.23%
Households -0.16% -0.14%
Families -0.42% -0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.38%
Per Capita Income   0.65%
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.

Chimayo, NM 87522 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87522 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 # 81 76th
Population Density1 # 150 55th
Diversity Index2 # 50 85th
Median Household Income # 209 37th
Per Capita Income # 231 30th

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