La Joya, NM 87028 ZIP Code Profile

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Contreras, NM | La Joya, NM

ZIP Code 87028: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Joya, NM 87028

Not Acceptable, USPS
Contreras, NM 87028

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Socorro County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.39, Longitude -106.804
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • PO Box Addresses: 41
  • Residential Addresses: 37
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 37

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

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La Joya, NM 87028 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 453
Daytime Population: Workers 67
Daytime Population: Residents 306
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 373
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 448
Population in Familes 361
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $38,498
Average Household Income $56,693
Per Capita Income $24,784


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $120,536
Average Home Value $186,180


Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 123
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 1.28% 0.57%
Households 1.34% 0.51%
Families 0.93% 0.32%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

La Joya, NM 87028 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87028 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 # 202 39th
Population Density # 258 22nd
Diversity Index # 143 58th
Median Household Income # 162 51st
Per Capita Income # 122 63rd

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