Zip Code 87420 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameShiprock
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: San Juan
Area Code505
Current Population:11967
Racial Majority: 2.39%
Public School Racial Majority:Native American 99%
Unemployment Rate:9.3%
Median Household Income$23727
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37860
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time37.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range4790 - 9033 ft.
Area2254 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.49813300, -108.73573100

Zip Code 87420 Description

Zip Code 87420 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 87420 is primarily located in San Juan County. The official US Postal Service name for 87420 is SHIPROCK, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 87420 are contained within or border the city limits of Shiprock, NM, Beclabito, NM, Newcomb, NM, Sheep Springs, NM, Sanostee, NM, Crystal, NM, and Naschitti, NM. The area code for zip code 87420 is 505. 87420 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 87420 is 9.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.4% 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 87420 increased to 11967 from 10587 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 87420 is while the majority ethnicity attending 87420 public schools is Native American. 85.3% of students in 87420 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 310 2.39% 140 +121%
 Black Or African American 29 0.22% 9 +222%
 Hispanic 166 1.28% 161 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12358 95.22% 11463 +8%
 Asian 88 0.68% 21 +319%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 172 0.22% 172 -84%

Zip Code 87420 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 0.1%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 87420 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1196710587
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households3474
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
85.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$23727
Income Under $50K Per Year78.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.80%
87420 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$185291
Average Real Estate Sale Price$235127
Current Unemployment Level 9.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 87420 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17222834435158574836261837
Avg Max Temp (°F)44526170799094918472564570
Avg Precip (In.).63.52.54.43.6.23.761.14.73.75.68.617.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Farmington, NM
CBSA Type87420
CBSA Population130183
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours