Salem, NM 87941 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87941: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, NM 87941

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 29
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.715, Longitude -107.234
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Salem, NM 87941 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,203
Population in Households 1,203
Population in Familes 1,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 180
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 319
Average Household Size 3.77
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $83,750
Average Home Value $117,094


Median Household Income $32,699
Average Household Income $41,974
Per Capita Income $11,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.18%
Households 0.3% 0.19%
Families 0.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.12%
Per Capita Income   0.76%
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.

Salem, NM 87941 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87941 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 # 152 54th
Population Density1 # 58 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 232 29th
Median Household Income # 248 25th
Per Capita Income # 302 9th

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