Veguita, NM 87062 ZIP Code Profile

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Las Nutrias, NM | Veguita, NM

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: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 423
  • Residential Addresses: 279
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 279

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

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  1. 87062 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 87062 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Veguita, NM 87062 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,863
Population in Households 1,823
Population in Familes 1,484
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $37,808
Average Household Income $55,908
Per Capita Income $20,224


Total Housing Units 778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 532 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $125,625
Average Home Value $184,962


Total Households 660
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 417
Average Family Size 4
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.55% -0.6%
Households -0.55% -0.58%
Families -0.87% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Veguita, NM 87062 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87062 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 # 130 62nd
Population Density # 117 66th
Diversity Index # 159 53rd
Median Household Income # 179 48th
Per Capita Income # 220 36th

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