Penasco, NM 87553 ZIP Code Profile

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Penasco, NM | Rio Lucio, NM

ZIP Code 87553: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Penasco, NM 87553

Not Acceptable, USPS
Picuris, NM 87553
Rio Lucio, NM 87553

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Taos County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.173, Longitude -105.745
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • PO Box Addresses: 447
  • Residential Addresses: 82
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 82

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 87553 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 87553 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. New Mexico Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Penasco, NM 87553 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 1,249
Population in Households 1,249
Population in Familes 1,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $29,469
Average Household Income $44,134
Per Capita Income $18,269


Total Housing Units 685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $152,703
Average Home Value $190,352


Total Households 517
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 327
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 -0.22% -0.23%
Households -0.19% -0.23%
Families -0.48% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Penasco, NM 87553 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87553 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 # 149 58th
Population Density # 109 69th
Diversity Index # 38 89th
Median Household Income # 271 23rd
Per Capita Income # 247 30th

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