Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 87575: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575

Acceptable Alternative
Tira Amarilla, NM 87575

Not Acceptable, USPS
El Vado, NM 87575
Ensenada, NM 87575
La Puente, NM 87575
Nutrias, NM 87575

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • Single Family Addresses: 21
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Rio Arriba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.727, Longitude -106.533
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,875
Population in Households 1,771
Population in Familes 1,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 781
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 494
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,786 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 627 (35.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,005 (56.3%)
Median Home Value $136,377
Average Home Value $241,188


Median Household Income $32,357
Average Household Income $42,623
Per Capita Income $18,927
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.61% -0.42%
Households -0.54% -0.39%
Families -0.82% -0.53%
Median Household Income   -0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87575 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 # 127 62nd
Population Density1 # 241 28th
Diversity Index2 # 101 69th
Median Household Income # 255 23rd
Per Capita Income # 228 31st

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