Hernandez, NM 87537 ZIP Code Profile

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Chili, NM | El Duende, NM | Hernandez, NM

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ZIP Code 87537: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hernandez, NM 87537

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chili, NM 87537
El Duende, NM 87537

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rio Arriba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.071, Longitude -106.16
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 50
  • Residential Addresses: 341
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 341

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

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Hernandez, NM 87537 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,478
Daytime Population: Workers 132
Daytime Population: Residents 746
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 878
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 1,478
Population in Familes 1,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 78
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $41,403
Average Household Income $52,974
Per Capita Income $18,924


Total Housing Units 615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 441 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $146,731
Average Home Value $224,603


Total Households 528
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 359
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 -0.69% -0.69%
Households -0.64% -0.61%
Families -0.85% -0.85%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Hernandez, NM 87537 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87537 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 # 140 58th
Population Density # 81 76th
Diversity Index # 149 55th
Median Household Income # 127 62nd
Per Capita Income # 234 29th

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