Veguita, NM 87062 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87062: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Veguita, NM 87062

Not Acceptable, USPS
Las Nutrias, NM 87062

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Socorro County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.489, Longitude -106.725
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • PO Box Addresses: 437
  • Residential Addresses: 266
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 266

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

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Veguita, NM 87062 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,941
Daytime Population: Workers 75
Daytime Population: Residents 1,416
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,491
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 1,902
Population in Familes 1,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $35,133
Average Household Income $49,926
Per Capita Income $18,163


Total Housing Units 770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 564 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $123,810
Average Home Value $171,454


Total Households 691
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 436
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.1% 0.7%
Households 1.11% 0.71%
Families 0.78% 0.54%
Median Household Income   -0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

Veguita, NM 87062 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87062 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 # 124 62nd
Population Density # 116 65th
Diversity Index # 155 54th
Median Household Income # 210 37th
Per Capita Income # 244 26th

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