Embudo, NM 87531 ZIP Code Profile

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Embudo, NM | La Bolsa, NM | La Junta, NM

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ZIP Code 87531: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Embudo, NM 87531

Not Acceptable, USPS
Junta, NM 87531
La Bolsa, NM 87531
La Junta, NM 87531
Rinconado, NM 87531

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • Single Family Addresses: 59
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Rio Arriba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.142, Longitude -105.998
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Embudo, NM 87531 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,028
Daytime Population: Workers 181
Daytime Population: Residents 2,423
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,604
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 4,000
Population in Familes 3,246
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $47,409
Average Household Income $53,625
Per Capita Income $21,050


Total Housing Units 1,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,308 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 263 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $177,509
Average Home Value $243,253


Total Households 1,571
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,051
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.7% -0.69%
Households -0.64% -0.66%
Families -0.9% -0.83%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Embudo, NM 87531 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87531 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 # 89 73rd
Population Density # 87 74th
Diversity Index # 21 94th
Median Household Income # 81 76th
Per Capita Income # 191 42nd

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