White Rock, NM 87547 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87547: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
White Rock, NM 87547

Acceptable Alternative
Los Alamos, NM 87547

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Los Alamos County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.172, Longitude -106.138
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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

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White Rock, NM 87547 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,096
Daytime Population: Workers 416
Daytime Population: Residents 2,737
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,153
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 5,096
Population in Familes 4,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,329
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $120,117
Average Household Income $155,239
Per Capita Income $62,297


Total Housing Units 2,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,864 (87.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $283,960
Average Home Value $319,608


Total Households 2,045
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,572
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 0.02% -0.11%
Households 0.05% -0.13%
Families -0.14% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

White Rock, NM 87547 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87547 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 # 79 76th
Population Density # 20 94th
Diversity Index # 287 13th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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