Ocate, NM 87734 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87734: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ocate, NM 87734

Not Acceptable, USPS
Aurora, NM 87734

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 146
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mora County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.018, Longitude -105.002
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ocate, NM 87734 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 442
Population in Households 442
Population in Familes 339
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 182
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 106
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (42.6%)
Median Home Value $76,705
Average Home Value $154,699


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $41,164
Per Capita Income $16,950
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.5%
Households -0.6% -0.56%
Families -0.88% -0.77%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
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.

Ocate, NM 87734 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87734 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 # 209 37th
Population Density1 # 275 19th
Diversity Index2 # 178 46th
Median Household Income # 231 30th
Per Capita Income # 255 23rd

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