Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557 ZIP Code Profile

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Llano Quemado, NM | Ranchos de Taos, NM | Talpa, NM

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ZIP Code 87557: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557

Acceptable Alternative
Rnch de Taos, NM 87557

Not Acceptable, USPS
Llano Quemado, NM 87557
Ranch Taos, NM 87557
Ranches of Taos, NM 87557
Rancho Taos, NM 87557
Ranchos Taos, NM 87557
Talpa, NM 87557

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 158
  • Single Family Addresses: 737
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Taos County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.307, Longitude -105.614
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,465
Population in Households 6,257
Population in Familes 4,703
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 2,781
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,630
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,966 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 815 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 540 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $234,648
Average Home Value $277,289


Median Household Income $38,689
Average Household Income $53,652
Per Capita Income $23,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.18%
Households 0.05% 0.01%
Families -0.26% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87557 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 # 73 78th
Population Density1 # 114 66th
Diversity Index2 # 56 83rd
Median Household Income # 168 49th
Per Capita Income # 130 61st

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