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87042 is the zip code for

Peralta, NM

Also in this location:
Bosque Farms, NM
Valencia, NM

Total population
3,644
Housing units
1,478
Land area
(sq. miles)
4.53
Density
(people per sq. mile)
804.42
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.00

Demographic data for zip code 87042

Gender:

Male
1,825
Female
1,819
Median age
Male
43.20
Female
43.80
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,366
Family households
1,018
Nonfamily households
348
Average household size
2.67
Average family size
3.06
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,478
Occupied housing units
1,366
Owner-occupied
1,129
Renter-occupied
237
Vacant housing units
112
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
192
5 to 9 years
215
10 to 14 years
260
15 to 19 years
270
20 to 24 years
198
25 to 34 years
347
35 to 44 years
410
45 to 54 years
654
55 to 59 years
288
60 to 64 years
248
65 to 74 years
296
75 to 84 years
204
85 years and over
62
Median age
43.50
Age

Race:

White
1,497
Hispanic or Latino
1,989
Black or African American
23
Asian
9
American Indian & Alaska Native
78
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
1
Other (One Race)
8
Two or More Races
39
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 87042

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
3,082
Civilian labor force
1,971
Employed
1,795
Unemployed
176
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,111
Percent Unemployed
8.9%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,795
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,307
Carpooled
108
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
101
Other means
100
Worked at home
179
Mean travel time
25.0 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,795
Management / business / science / arts
745
Service
316
Sales / office
409
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
183
Production / transportation / material moving
142
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,795
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
0
Construction
199
Manufacturing
89
Wholesale trade
107
Retail trade
152
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
71
Information
94
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
41
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
167
Educational services / health care / social assistance
433
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
83
Public administration
179
Other services
180
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,795
Private wage & salary workers
1,086
Government workers
467
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
242
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,432
Less than $10,000
198
$10,000 to $14,999
118
$15,000 to $24,999
94
$25,000 to $34,999
187
$35,000 to $49,999
172
$50,000 to $74,999
250
$75,000 to $99,999
90
$100,000 to $149,999
232
$150,000 to $199,999
18
$200,000 or more
73
Median household income
$47,153
Mean household income
$62,430
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
22.8%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public libraries around Peralta, NM

NameAddress
Corrales Community Library
84 West La Entrada Road
Corrales, NM 87048
Placitas Community Library
01 Tierra Madre
Placitas, NM 87043

Universities and Colleges around 87042

NameAddressPhone
St Joseph SchoolSan Fidel
San Fidel, NM 87049
(505) 552-6362

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 87042

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Acoma-Canoncito-Laguna Hosp
San Fidel, NM 87049
(505) 552-530015
Cibola General Hospital
1016 Roosevelt Ave.
Grants, NM 87020
(505) 287-525521

Crime rates


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State info:

New Mexico

New Mexico, Land of Enchantment, NM; a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border

New Mexico is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, it has also has been part of the Imperial Spanish viceroyalty of New Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory. Among U.S. states, New Mexico has the highest percentage of Hispanics at 43%, comprising both recent immigrants and descendants of Spanish colonists. It also has the third-highest percentage of Native Americans after Alaska and Oklahoma, and the fifth-highest total number of Native Americans after California, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Texas. The tribes represented in the state consist of mostly Navajo and Pueblo peoples. As a result, the demographics and culture of the state are unique for their strong Spanish, Mexican, and Native American cultural influences. The climate of the state is highly arid and its territory is mostly covered by mountains and desert. At a population density of 15 per square mile, New Mexico is the sixth most sparsely inhabited U.S. state.


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