Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901

Acceptable Alternative
Cuchillo, NM 87901
T Or C, NM 87901
Truth Consq, NM 87901

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sierra County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.13, Longitude -107.252
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 87901 has segments in 2 Counties (Dona Ana, Sierra).

  • Businesses Addresses: 401
  • PO Box Addresses: 493
  • Residential Addresses: 3,224
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 120
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,104

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: May 8, 2019.

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  1. 87901 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 87901 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. New Mexico Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. New Mexico Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 7,197
Population in Households 6,934
Population in Familes 4,492
Population in Group Qrtrs 263
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $27,077
Average Household Income $38,369
Per Capita Income $19,570


Total Housing Units 5,196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,163 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,496 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,537 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $83,626
Average Home Value $113,061


Total Households 3,659
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 1,683
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.61% -0.97%
Households -0.52% -0.94%
Families -1.01% -1.34%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.48%

Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87901 to the other 351 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 67 81st
Population Density # 217 39th
Diversity Index # 237 33rd
Median Household Income # 290 18th
Per Capita Income # 221 37th

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