Zip Code 87301 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGallup
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: McKinley
Area Code505
Alternate Zip Code NamesMANUELITO
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesFORT WINGATE ARMY DEPOT
Current Population:23674
Racial Majority: 23.6%
Public School Racial Majority:Native American 65.2%
Unemployment Rate:10.3%
Median Household Income$35784
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47650
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time17.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range6391 - 8340 ft.
Area1136 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.43079200, -108.72606200

Zip Code 87301 Description

Zip Code 87301 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 87301 is primarily located in McKinley County. The official US Postal Service name for 87301 is GALLUP, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 87301 are contained within or border the city limits of Gallup, NM, Rock Springs, NM, Yah-ta-hey, NM, Church Rock, NM, Tse Bonito, NM, Thoreau, NM, and Twin Lakes, NM. The area code for zip code 87301 is 505. 87301 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 87301 is 10.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 9.8% 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 87301 increased to 23674 from 22424 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 87301 is while the majority ethnicity attending 87301 public schools is Native American. 83.6% of students in 87301 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5687 23.6% 5061 +12%
 Black Or African American 229 0.95% 225 +2%
 Hispanic 7946 32.97% 7137 +11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9142 37.93% 10136 -10%
 Asian 446 1.85% 425 +5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.07% 6 +183%
 Other Race 42 0% 42 -100%
 Two Or More Races 642 2.63% 642 -1%

Zip Code 87301 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7.1%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 25.1%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65.2%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 87301 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2367422424
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households8213
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$35784
Income Under $50K Per Year64.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.00%
87301 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 3Ben Ray Luj?nDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All New Mexico Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$205014
Average Real Estate Sale Price$69420
Current Unemployment Level 10.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 22j - Semiarid Tablelands
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 87301 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)12172126344351504230201230
Avg Max Temp (°F)45505665758588857969544666
Avg Precip (In.).
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Gallup, NM
CBSA Type87301
CBSA Population76155
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours