Albuquerque, NM 87121 ZIP Code Profile

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Albuquerque, NM | Five Points, NM

ZIP Code 87121: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albuquerque, NM 87121

Not Acceptable, USPS
Five Points, NM 87121

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bernalillo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.017, Longitude -106.756
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 733
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 23,870
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,306
    • Single Family Addresses: 22,564

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

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Albuquerque, NM 87121 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 80,176
Daytime Population: Workers 10,188
Daytime Population: Residents 45,874
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56,062
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 79,100
Population in Familes 68,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,076
Population Density2 480
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $42,251
Average Household Income $52,124
Per Capita Income $15,411


Total Housing Units 24,655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,697 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,550 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,408 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $138,393
Average Home Value $145,554


Total Households 23,247
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 17,889
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 0.61% 0.59%
Households 0.46% 0.47%
Families 0.23% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Albuquerque, NM 87121 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87121 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 35 90th
Diversity Index # 19 95th
Median Household Income # 118 65th
Per Capita Income # 280 15th

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