Salem, NM 87941 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87941: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, NM 87941

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.715, Longitude -107.234
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 323
  • Residential Addresses: 23
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 23

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

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Salem, NM 87941 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,173
Daytime Population: Workers 92
Daytime Population: Residents 752
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 844
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 1,173
Population in Familes 1,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $32,771
Average Household Income $44,594
Per Capita Income $11,747


Total Housing Units 355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $84,574
Average Home Value $121,970


Total Households 309
Average Household Size 3.8
Family Households 248
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.15% 0.02%
Households -0.18% 0.0%
Families -0.38% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Salem, NM 87941 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87941 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 # 157 53rd
Population Density # 62 82nd
Diversity Index # 225 32nd
Median Household Income # 245 26th
Per Capita Income # 301 9th

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