ZIP Code 87043 - Placitas Map and Data

Official Zip Code NamePlacitas
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sandoval
Area Code505
Current Population:5052
Racial Majority:White 76.39%
Unemployment Rate:4.8%
Median Household Income$71486
Average Adjusted Gross Income$110040
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time34.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range5230 - 8878 ft.
Area79 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.29731700, -106.43465300

Map of ZIP Code 87043 Border

Zip Code 87043 Description

Zip Code 87043 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 87043 is primarily located in Sandoval County. The official US Postal Service name for 87043 is PLACITAS, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 87043 are contained within or border the city limits of Placitas, NM, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM, Bernalillo, NM, and Algodones, NM. The area code for zip code 87043 is 505. 87043 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 87043 is 4.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 87043 increased to 5052 from 3811 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 87043 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 87043 public schools is . % of students in 87043 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3974 76.39% 3805 +4%
 Black Or African American 20 0.38% 42 -52%
 Hispanic 1016 19.53% 1047 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 50 -100%
 Asian 37 0.71% 51 -27%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 2.98% 1 +15400%
 Two Or More Races 55 0% 55 -100%

Zip Code 87043 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 87043 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population50523811
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households2393
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$71486
Income Under $50K Per Year32.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year37.60%
87043 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 1Deb HaalandDemocrat
New Mexico District 3Ben Ray Luj?nDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$365210
Average Real Estate Sale Price$233453
Current Unemployment Level 4.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 23e - Conifer Woodlands and Savannas
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 87043 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19232833425056544836261936
Avg Max Temp (°F)45505565758587847867544566
Avg Precip (In.).
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albuquerque, NM
CBSA Type87043
CBSA Population886814
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 87043
Bernalillo High SchoolSandoval
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 87043
Bernalillo Middle SchoolSandoval
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 87043
Placitas Elementary SchoolSandoval