Dulce, NM 87528 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87528: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dulce, NM 87528

Acceptable Alternative
Lumberton, NM 87528

Not Acceptable, USPS
Jicarilla Apache Indian Rese, NM 87528

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • Single Family Addresses: 49
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Rio Arriba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.947, Longitude -106.988
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dulce, NM 87528 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,420
Population in Households 3,364
Population in Familes 2,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 1,079
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 776
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 711 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 368 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $68,785
Average Home Value $132,595


Median Household Income $40,909
Average Household Income $51,378
Per Capita Income $16,551
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.56% -0.44%
Households -0.55% -0.39%
Families -0.76% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   0.58%
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.

Dulce, NM 87528 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87528 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 # 100 70th
Population Density1 # 238 29th
Diversity Index2 # 284 14th
Median Household Income # 141 57th
Per Capita Income # 263 20th

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