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87556 is the zip code for

Questa, NM

Total population
2,417
Housing units
1,471
Land area
(sq. miles)
205.08
Density
(people per sq. mile)
11.79
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.60

Demographic data for zip code 87556

Gender:

Male
1,216
Female
1,201
Median age
Male
45.10
Female
47.20
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,070
Family households
652
Nonfamily households
418
Average household size
2.25
Average family size
2.87
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,471
Occupied housing units
1,070
Owner-occupied
850
Renter-occupied
220
Vacant housing units
401
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
139
5 to 9 years
143
10 to 14 years
145
15 to 19 years
130
20 to 24 years
104
25 to 34 years
247
35 to 44 years
270
45 to 54 years
377
55 to 59 years
225
60 to 64 years
219
65 to 74 years
264
75 to 84 years
119
85 years and over
35
Median age
45.90
Age

Race:

White
655
Hispanic or Latino
1,708
Black or African American
7
Asian
6
American Indian & Alaska Native
12
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
3
Two or More Races
26
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 87556

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
1,821
Civilian labor force
1,085
Employed
977
Unemployed
108
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
736
Percent Unemployed
10.0%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
806
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
586
Carpooled
104
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
9
Walked
8
Other means
11
Worked at home
88
Mean travel time
21.8 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
977
Management / business / science / arts
236
Service
246
Sales / office
235
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
201
Production / transportation / material moving
59
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
977
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
94
Construction
129
Manufacturing
0
Wholesale trade
57
Retail trade
79
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
49
Information
6
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
18
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
27
Educational services / health care / social assistance
225
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
164
Public administration
82
Other services
47
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
977
Private wage & salary workers
662
Government workers
225
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
90
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
843
Less than $10,000
117
$10,000 to $14,999
110
$15,000 to $24,999
124
$25,000 to $34,999
111
$35,000 to $49,999
92
$50,000 to $74,999
143
$75,000 to $99,999
40
$100,000 to $149,999
101
$150,000 to $199,999
0
$200,000 or more
5
Median household income
$30,609
Mean household income
$44,760
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
21.7%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 87556

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Alta Vista Elem
P.o. Box 829
(505) 000-000094919.4
Alta Vista Intermedi
P.o. Box 829
(505) 000-000061589.2
Questa High
P.o. Box 529
(505) 000-000015415115.4
Questa Jr High
P.o. Box 529
(505) 000-0000706738.9

Public libraries around Questa, NM

NameAddress
Red River Public Library
702 E. Main St.
Red River, NM 87558
Talpa Community Center Library
4 Archuleta Rd
Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557
Questa Public Library6 1/2 Municipal Park Road
Questa, NM 87556

Universities and Colleges around 87556

NameAddressPhone
Dallas Baptist University156 Oak
Pecos, NM 87552
(505) 757-2300
Fort Burgwin-Smu-In Taos6580 Highway 518
Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557
(505) 758-7180

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 87556

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Espanola Hospital1010 Spruce Street
Espanola, NM 87532
(505) 753-711180
Holy Cross Hospital
1397 Weimer Road
Taos, NM 87571
(505) 758-888336
Los Alamos Medical Center3917 West Road
Los Alamos, NM 87544
(505) 662-420147
Phs Santa Fe Indian Hospital1700 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 988-982139
St Vincent Hospital
455 St Michael's Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 983-3361205

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