ZIP Code 87121 - Albuquerque New Mexico

ZIP Code 87121 is located in Albuquerque New Mexico. Portions of 87121 are also in Pajarito Mesa and South Valley and Rio Rancho Estates. 87121 is entirely within Bernalillo County. Regionally, 87121 is located in the Albuquerque-Santa Fe Area.

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ZIP Code 87121 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameAlbuquerque
Primary CountyBernalillo County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)76,980
Area Code(s)505
Current Time

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87121 Demographics

87121 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in New Mexico based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 87121 is Hispanic. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 87121 is Hispanic. The current unemployment level in 87121 is 3.3%.

Population Growth Rate-3.51%
Population Density916 People per Square Mile
Total Households22,296
Percentage High Income Households0.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$47,980
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$339,520
Current Unemployment Rate (July 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 56.99%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 87.28%

87121 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American2,5722.33%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander1170.11%

87121 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American3052.73%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander190.17%

87121 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2,2027.29%
Bachelor Degree2,4648.16%
High School Diploma11,22137.15%
No High School Diploma1,0893.61%
GED or Alternate2,3127.65%
1 or More Years of College7,09823.5%
Associates Degree2,7138.98%
Masters Degree8782.91%
Professional Degree1810.6%
Doctorate Degree500.17%

87121 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 87121
RegionAlbuquerque-Santa Fe Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAlbuquerque, NM
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Denver
Area84 Square Miles

87121 Politics

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New Mexico State Senate Districts in 87121
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87121 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneBWk - Cold Desert Climate
Ecoregion22m - Albuquerque Basin

87121 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21253137465562615240292140
Avg Max Temp (°F)49566371809092898372584971
Avg Precip (In.).

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