El Rito, NM 87530 ZIP Code Profile

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El Rito, NM | Las Placitas, NM

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ZIP Code 87530: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
El Rito, NM 87530

Not Acceptable, USPS
Las Placitas, NM 87530

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rio Arriba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.322, Longitude -106.284
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • PO Box Addresses: 349
  • Residential Addresses: 19
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 19

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

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El Rito, NM 87530 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,054
Daytime Population: Workers 437
Daytime Population: Residents 738
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,175
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 1,052
Population in Familes 795
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $35,682
Average Household Income $50,830
Per Capita Income $22,608


Total Housing Units 623 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $201,786
Average Home Value $238,984


Total Households 468
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 273
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 -0.7% -0.69%
Households -0.63% -0.65%
Families -0.97% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

El Rito, NM 87530 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87530 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 # 163 51st
Population Density # 203 39th
Diversity Index # 16 95th
Median Household Income # 199 40th
Per Capita Income # 161 52nd

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