Official Zip Code NameRio Rancho
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code505
Current Population:37719
Racial Majority: 50.9%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 49.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.31%
Median Household Income$67018
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55511
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time33 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
MDT
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Primary County: Sandoval
Elevation Range5184 - 6493 ft.
Area117 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.35002136, -106.73802948

Zip Code 87144 Description

Zip Code 87144 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 87144 is primarily located in Sandoval County. The official US Postal Service name for 87144 is RIO RANCHO, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 87144 are contained within or border the city limits of Rio Rancho, NM, Corrales, NM, and Bernalillo, NM. Zip code 87144 is within area code 505 and area code 575. 87144 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 87144 is 5.31% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 87144 is while the majority ethnicity attending 87144 public schools is Hispanic. 38% of students in 87144 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 20089 50.9% 19345 +4%
 Black Or African American 988 2.5% 1059 -7%
 Hispanic 15973 40.47% 14705 +9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 957 2.42% 1054 -9%
 Asian 326 0.83% 570 -43%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 66 -100%
 Other Race 88 0.05% 88 -80%
 Two Or More Races 832 2.82% 832 +34%

Zip Code 87144 Race/Ethnicity

 White 38.8%
 Black Or African American 3.1%
 Hispanic 49.9%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3.9%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 87144 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population377190
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households13027
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
38%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$67018
Income Under $50K Per Year26.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year55.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.20%
114 US Congressional DistrictNew Mexico 3
RepresentativeBen Ray Lujan
PartyDemocrat
114 US Congressional DistrictNew Mexico 1
RepresentativeMichelle Lujan Grisham
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$157413
Average Real Estate Sale Price$127000
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.31%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.59%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.02%
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 DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 87144 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20242935445458575038272038
Avg Max Temp (°F)47536168788890888171574869
Avg Precip (In.).62.49.59.53.87.761.831.991.291.27.61.5911.44
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albuquerque, NM
CBSA Type87144
CBSA Population886814
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours