Rio Rancho, NM 87124 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87124: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Acceptable Alternative
Albuquerque, NM 87124

Not Acceptable, USPS
Panorama Heights, NM 87124
Rancho West, NM 87124

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sandoval County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.257, Longitude -106.697
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,091
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 22,226
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,662
    • Single Family Addresses: 20,564

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

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  1. 87124 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 87124 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Rio Rancho, NM 87124 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 57,334
Population in Households 57,136
Population in Familes 47,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 989
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $60,287
Average Household Income $76,334
Per Capita Income $28,352


Total Housing Units 22,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,129 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,109 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,471 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $184,566
Average Home Value $203,793


Total Households 21,238
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 14,581
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.41% 2.0%
Households 1.19% 1.79%
Families 1.0% 1.76%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Rio Rancho, NM 87124 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87124 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 # 5 99th
Population Density # 21 94th
Diversity Index # 93 73rd
Median Household Income # 26 93rd
Per Capita Income # 79 77th

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