Thoreau, NM 87323 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87323: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thoreau, NM 87323

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McKinley County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.406, Longitude -108.218
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 55
  • PO Box Addresses: 965
  • Residential Addresses: 206
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 206

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

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Thoreau, NM 87323 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,729
Daytime Population: Workers 856
Daytime Population: Residents 3,671
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,527
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 4,716
Population in Familes 4,135
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $23,023
Average Household Income $38,155
Per Capita Income $11,665


Total Housing Units 2,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,093 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 346 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 603 (29.5%)
Median Home Value $51,913
Average Home Value $95,654


Total Households 1,439
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 1,041
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 0.43% 0.27%
Households 0.32% 0.19%
Families 0.12% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Thoreau, NM 87323 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87323 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 # 81 76th
Population Density # 202 38th
Diversity Index # 291 12th
Median Household Income # 310 6th
Per Capita Income # 302 9th

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