La Plata, NM 87418 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87418: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Plata, NM 87418

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: San Juan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.961, Longitude -108.167
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 230
  • Residential Addresses: 225
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 225

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

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La Plata, NM 87418 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,069
Daytime Population: Workers 34
Daytime Population: Residents 641
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 675
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 1,069
Population in Familes 919
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $60,051
Average Household Income $74,128
Per Capita Income $26,766


Total Housing Units 418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $198,265


Total Households 386
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 288
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.05% -0.49%
Households -0.21% -0.63%
Families -0.38% -0.78%
Median Household Income   4.07%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

La Plata, NM 87418 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87418 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 # 162 51st
Population Density # 154 54th
Diversity Index # 253 24th
Median Household Income # 26 92nd
Per Capita Income # 92 72nd

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