Bluewater, NM 87005 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87005: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bluewater, NM 87005

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cibola County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.177, Longitude -107.897
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • PO Box Addresses: 253
  • Residential Addresses: 18
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 18

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Bluewater, NM 87005 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,404
Daytime Population: Workers 108
Daytime Population: Residents 957
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,065
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,271
Population in Familes 1,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $32,964
Average Household Income $49,201
Per Capita Income $20,982


Total Housing Units 822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 457 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 (34.1%)
Median Home Value $102,778
Average Home Value $168,545


Total Households 542
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.05% -0.09%
Households 0.03% 0.0%
Families -0.23% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Bluewater, NM 87005 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87005 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 # 144 57th
Population Density # 220 34th
Diversity Index # 64 81st
Median Household Income # 241 27th
Per Capita Income # 192 42nd

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