Official Zip Code NameRio Rancho
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code505
Alternate Zip Code NamesALBUQUERQUE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesPANORAMA HEIGHTS
RANCHO WEST
Current Population:51404
Racial Majority: 55.10%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 52.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.29%
Median Household Income$58131
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50481
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
MDT
Time Zone:
Primary County: Sandoval
Elevation Range5194 - 6244 ft.
Area64 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.24607086, -106.71959686

Zip Code 87124 Description

Zip Code 87124 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 87124 is primarily located in Sandoval County. The official US Postal Service name for 87124 is RIO RANCHO, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 87124 are contained within or border the city limits of Rio Rancho, NM, Corrales, NM, and Albuquerque, NM. Zip code 87124 is within area code 505 and area code 575. 87124 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 87124 is 5.29% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 87124 decreased to 51404 from 52751 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 87124 is while the majority ethnicity attending 87124 public schools is Hispanic. 46.4% of students in 87124 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 27708 52.4% 28330 -2%
 Black Or African American 1578 2.98% 1185 +33%
 Hispanic 20423 38.62% 18371 +11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 749 1.42% 1247 -40%
 Asian 1226 2.32% 980 +25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 0.11% 56 +0%
 Other Race 121 0.05% 121 -78%
 Two Or More Races 1114 2.1% 1114 +-0%

Zip Code 87124 Race/Ethnicity

 White 36.4%
 Black Or African American 2.7%
 Hispanic 52.1%
 Asian 1.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3.2%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 87124 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population5140452751
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households19363
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
46.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
81.8%
Median Household Income$58131
Income Under $50K Per Year40.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.00%
114 US Congressional DistrictNew Mexico 3
RepresentativeBen Ray Lujan
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$142260
Average Real Estate Sale Price$194212
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.29%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.60%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.19%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 22m - Albuquerque Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 87124 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20243036455460595139282039
Avg Max Temp (°F)49556371809092898372584971
Avg Precip (In.).5.42.66.53.71.621.531.731.091.06.62.519.98
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albuquerque, NM
CBSA Type87124
CBSA Population886814
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time (MST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours