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: 405
  • PO Box Addresses: 824
  • Residential Addresses: 3,549
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 111
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,438

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

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  1. 87801 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 87801 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Socorro, NM 87801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,747
Population in Households 10,212
Population in Familes 7,500
Population in Group Qrtrs 535
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $52,811
Per Capita Income $22,382


Total Housing Units 5,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,547 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,827 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 647 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $128,591
Average Home Value $164,772


Total Households 4,374
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,523
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.09% -0.24%
Households -0.09% -0.25%
Families -0.4% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Socorro, NM 87801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87801 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 # 57 84th
Population Density # 211 38th
Diversity Index # 131 62nd
Median Household Income # 226 35th
Per Capita Income # 174 49th

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