Questa, NM 87556 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87556: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Questa, NM 87556

Not Acceptable, USPS
Columbine, NM 87556
Lama, NM 87556

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • Single Family Addresses: 193
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Taos County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.718, Longitude -105.599
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Questa, NM 87556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,419
Daytime Population: Workers 389
Daytime Population: Residents 1,328
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,717
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 2,414
Population in Familes 1,848
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,610
Average Household Income $56,612
Per Capita Income $25,057

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 864 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 415 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $181,818
Average Home Value $249,682
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,069
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 636
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.33% -0.45%
Households -0.23% -0.38%
Families -0.53% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Questa, NM 87556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87556 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 # 113 66th
Population Density # 153 54th
Diversity Index # 108 67th
Median Household Income # 160 52nd
Per Capita Income # 115 65th

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