Chimayo, NM 87522 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87522: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chimayo, NM 87522

Acceptable Alternative
Cundiyo, NM 87522

Not Acceptable, USPS
El Portero, NM 87522
El Rincon de los Trujillos, NM 87522
Rio Chiquito, NM 87522
Sanctuario, NM 87522

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rio Arriba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.025, Longitude -105.87
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 87522 has segments in 2 Counties (Rio Arriba, Santa Fe).

  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • PO Box Addresses: 753
  • Residential Addresses: 177
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 177

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

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Chimayo, NM 87522 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,506
Daytime Population: Workers 352
Daytime Population: Residents 2,658
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,010
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 4,506
Population in Familes 3,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $36,872
Average Household Income $45,505
Per Capita Income $19,087


Total Housing Units 2,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,578 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 312 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 462 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $153,313
Average Home Value $214,274


Total Households 1,890
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,192
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 -0.5% -0.58%
Households -0.47% -0.55%
Families -0.74% -0.73%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Chimayo, NM 87522 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87522 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 # 84 75th
Population Density # 143 57th
Diversity Index # 44 88th
Median Household Income # 182 45th
Per Capita Income # 229 31st

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