Zip Code 87312 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameContinental Divide
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: McKinley
Area Code505
Alternate Zip Code NamesCONTNENTAL DV
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCOOLIDGE
Current Population:579
Racial Majority: 8.63%
Unemployment Rate:10.3%
Median Household Income$28858
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41760
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time34.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range6877 - 7484 ft.
Area57 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.46533700, -108.43576800

Zip Code 87312 Description

Zip Code 87312 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 87312 is primarily located in McKinley County. The official US Postal Service name for 87312 is CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 87312 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 87312 is 505. 87312 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 87312 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 87312 decreased to 579 from 617 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 87312 is while the majority ethnicity attending 87312 public schools is . % of students in 87312 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 36 8.63% 95 -62%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 16 3.84% 30 -47%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 356 85.37% 421 -15%
 Asian 9 2.16% 2 +350%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 27 0% 27 -100%

Zip Code 87312 Race/Ethnicity

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 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
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Zip Code 87312 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population579617
Male Population46.80%
Female Population53.20%
Total Households189
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$28858
Income Under $50K Per Year66.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.20%
87312 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$206335
Average Real Estate Sale Price$54119
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 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 22j - Semiarid Tablelands
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 87312 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)12162227354350504331201330
Avg Max Temp (°F)43475260718285827666524463
Avg Precip (In.)1.01.791.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Gallup, NM
CBSA Type87312
CBSA Population76155
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours