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: 5
  • PO Box Addresses: 39
  • Residential Addresses: 37
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 37

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 87028 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 87028 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. New Mexico Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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La Joya, NM 87028 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 218
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 171
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $36,588
Average Household Income $55,002
Per Capita Income $28,006


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $134,615
Average Home Value $180,319


Total Households 111
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.73% 0.81%
Households 1.93% 1.06%
Families 1.52% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

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

The table below compares 87028 to the other 351 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 253 28th
Population Density # 285 17th
Diversity Index # 198 44th
Median Household Income # 199 44th
Per Capita Income # 90 75th

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