Peralta, NM 87042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Peralta, NM 87042

Acceptable Alternative
Bosque Farms, NM 87042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Valencia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.833, Longitude -106.663
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 162
  • PO Box Addresses: 623
  • Residential Addresses: 1,133
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,133

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Peralta, NM 87042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,733
Population in Households 3,733
Population in Familes 3,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $52,368
Average Household Income $67,818
Per Capita Income $25,161


Total Housing Units 1,527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,104 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $193,501


Total Households 1,385
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 999
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 0.12% -0.27%
Households -0.02% -0.35%
Families -0.25% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Peralta, NM 87042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87042 to the other 340 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 92 73rd
Population Density # 93 73rd
Diversity Index # 79 77th
Median Household Income # 59 83rd
Per Capita Income # 130 62nd

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