Zip Code 87323 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThoreau
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: McKinley
Secondary County: Sandoval
Area Code505
Current Population:4558
Racial Majority: 9.96%
Public School Racial Majority:Native American 91.7%
Unemployment Rate:11.0%
Median Household Income$23899
Average Adjusted Gross Income$34840
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time35.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range5965 - 8783 ft.
Area1352 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.54811300, -107.60386800

Zip Code 87323 Description

Zip Code 87323 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 87323 is primarily located in McKinley County. Portions of 87323 are also located in Sandoval County. The official US Postal Service name for 87323 is THOREAU, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 87323 are contained within or border the city limits of Thoreau, NM, . Zip code 87323 is within area code 505 and area code 575. 87323 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 87323 is 11.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 9.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.2% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 87323 increased to 4558 from 4264 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 87323 is while the majority ethnicity attending 87323 public schools is Native American. 98.3% of students in 87323 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 460 9.96% 495 -7%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 10 -100%
 Hispanic 810 17.54% 312 +160%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3241 70.18% 3665 -12%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.26% 8 +50%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 60 2.06% 60 +58%

Zip Code 87323 Race/Ethnicity

 White 3.2%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 91.7%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 87323 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population45584264
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households1386
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
98.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$23899
Income Under $50K Per Year77.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.60%
87323 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 3Ben Ray Luj?nDemocrat
New Mexico District 2Xochitl Torres SmallDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All New Mexico Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$73833
Average Real Estate Sale Price$82792
Current Unemployment Level 11.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level12.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 22i - San Juan/Chaco Tablelands and Mesas
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesJune 1 - 10

Zip Code 87323 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)16202531404955544635241634
Avg Max Temp (°F)43485664738487847867534465
Avg Precip (In.).62.47.63.54.61.571.552.011.21.99.7.5510.45
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Gallup, NM
CBSA Type87323
CBSA Population76155
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours