Socorro, NM 87801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Socorro, NM 87801

Not Acceptable, USPS
Campus, NM 87801
Escondida, NM 87801
Florida, NM 87801
Luis Lopez, NM 87801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Socorro County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.006, Longitude -106.794
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 399
  • PO Box Addresses: 839
  • Residential Addresses: 3,525
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 111
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,414

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

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Socorro, NM 87801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,857
Daytime Population: Workers 4,647
Daytime Population: Residents 7,357
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,004
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 10,321
Population in Familes 7,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 536
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $34,751
Average Household Income $52,406
Per Capita Income $22,322


Total Housing Units 5,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,688 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,754 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 627 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $119,482
Average Home Value $153,255


Total Households 4,442
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 2,569
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 -0.13% -0.05%
Households -0.1% -0.05%
Families -0.43% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Socorro, NM 87801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87801 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 # 55 84th
Population Density # 206 38th
Diversity Index # 128 61st
Median Household Income # 225 32nd
Per Capita Income # 166 50th

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