Vallecitos, NM 87581 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87581: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vallecitos, NM 87581
Vallecitos, NM 87581

Acceptable Alternative
Las Tablas, NM 87581

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lower Ranchito, NM 87581

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rio Arriba County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.699, Longitude -106.136
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • PO Box Addresses: 28
  • Residential Addresses: 42
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 42

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

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Vallecitos, NM 87581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 556
Daytime Population: Workers 10
Daytime Population: Residents 305
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 315
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 552
Population in Familes 413
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $35,141
Average Household Income $49,853
Per Capita Income $24,981


Total Housing Units 581 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 232 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 (52.3%)
Median Home Value $177,083
Average Home Value $223,276


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 156
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% -0.66%
Families -0.94% -0.91%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Vallecitos, NM 87581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87581 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 # 191 42nd
Population Density # 278 16th
Diversity Index # 61 83rd
Median Household Income # 207 38th
Per Capita Income # 117 65th

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