Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 87575: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575

Acceptable Alternative
Tira Amarilla, NM 87575

Not Acceptable, USPS
El Vado, NM 87575
Ensenada, NM 87575
La Puente, NM 87575
Nutrias, NM 87575

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rio Arriba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.727, Longitude -106.533
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • PO Box Addresses: 243
  • Residential Addresses: 23
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 23

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

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Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,786
Population in Households 1,682
Population in Familes 1,328
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 71


Median Household Income $27,647
Average Household Income $39,943
Per Capita Income $17,838


Total Housing Units 1,697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 579 (34.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 954 (56.2%)
Median Home Value $141,324
Average Home Value $274,827


Total Households 743
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 470
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.24% -0.13%
Households -0.19% -0.11%
Families -0.48% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87575 to the other 340 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 133 61st
Population Density # 247 27th
Diversity Index # 108 69th
Median Household Income # 297 13th
Per Capita Income # 255 25th

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