Zip Code 87005 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBluewater
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cibola
Area Code505
Current Population:799
Racial Majority: 70.01%
Public School Racial Majority:White 57%
Unemployment Rate:9.5%
Median Household Income$31253
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42040
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time34.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range6605 - 8757 ft.
Area566 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.13778100, -108.26995300

Zip Code 87005 Description

Zip Code 87005 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 87005 is primarily located in Cibola County. The official US Postal Service name for 87005 is BLUEWATER, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 87005 are contained within or border the city limits of Pinehill, NM, Ramah, NM, . The area code for zip code 87005 is 505. 87005 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 87005 is 9.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 9.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 87005 decreased to 799 from 918 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 87005 is while the majority ethnicity attending 87005 public schools is White. 62.4% of students in 87005 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 537 70.01% 492 +9%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 7 -100%
 Hispanic 128 16.69% 159 -19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 102 13.3% 125 -18%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 13 0% 13 -100%

Zip Code 87005 Race/Ethnicity

 White 57%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 15.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23.7%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 87005 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population799918
Male Population51.30%
Female Population48.70%
Total Households293
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$31253
Income Under $50K Per Year74.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.10%
87005 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 2Xochitl Torres SmallDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$48500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$47888
Current Unemployment Level 9.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 23c - Montane Conifer Forests
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesJune 1 - 10

Zip Code 87005 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)10151925324046463929181228
Avg Max Temp (°F)39434956667679767161484159
Avg Precip (In.)2.441.972.471.51.32.852.393.182.041.642.111.8623.78
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grants, NM
CBSA Type87005
CBSA Population28106
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours