Lemitar, NM 87823 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87823: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lemitar, NM 87823

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Socorro County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.157, Longitude -106.907
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 189
  • Residential Addresses: 99
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 99

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

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Lemitar, NM 87823 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 598
Daytime Population: Workers 67
Daytime Population: Residents 373
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 440
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 598
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $38,356
Average Household Income $58,844
Per Capita Income $28,733


Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $123,469
Average Home Value $169,063


Total Households 292
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 183
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 -0.21% 1.08%
Households 0.29% 1.14%
Families 0.0% 0.86%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Lemitar, NM 87823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87823 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 # 187 44th
Population Density # 83 75th
Diversity Index # 189 43rd
Median Household Income # 165 50th
Per Capita Income # 68 80th

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