Chamisal, NM 87521 ZIP Code Profile

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Chamisal, NM | El Valle, NM

ZIP Code 87521: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chamisal, NM 87521

Acceptable Alternative
Ojo Sarco, NM 87521

Not Acceptable, USPS
El Valle, NM 87521

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Taos County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.158, Longitude -105.731
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 214
  • Residential Addresses: 148
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 148

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: May 8, 2019.

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  1. 87521 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 87521 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. New Mexico Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. New Mexico Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Chamisal, NM 87521 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 751
Population in Households 740
Population in Familes 591
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $25,561
Average Household Income $41,126
Per Capita Income $17,375


Total Housing Units 411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $208,871
Average Home Value $282,303


Total Households 317
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 198
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.21% -0.21%
Households -0.17% -0.25%
Families -0.53% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Chamisal, NM 87521 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87521 to the other 351 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 182 48th
Population Density # 132 63rd
Diversity Index # 20 95th
Median Household Income # 309 12th
Per Capita Income # 264 25th

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