El Prado, NM 87529 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87529: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
El Prado, NM 87529

Not Acceptable, USPS
Des Montes, NM 87529

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 110
  • Single Family Addresses: 597
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Taos County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.449, Longitude -105.575
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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El Prado, NM 87529 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,562
Population in Households 6,538
Population in Familes 4,766
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 3,054
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 1,728
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,964 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,193 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 861 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 910 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $273,207
Average Home Value $349,601


Median Household Income $41,425
Average Household Income $62,927
Per Capita Income $29,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.11%
Households 0.11% 0.06%
Families -0.17% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

El Prado, NM 87529 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87529 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 # 72 78th
Population Density1 # 73 78th
Diversity Index2 # 80 76th
Median Household Income # 131 60th
Per Capita Income # 57 83rd

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