Zip Code 87544 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLos Alamos
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sandoval
Secondary County: Los Alamos
Area Code505
Current Population:17950
Racial Majority: 74.69%
Public School Racial Majority:White 62%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$101141
Average Adjusted Gross Income$112350
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time15.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range5643 - 10194 ft.
Area230 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.83035000, -106.33160300

Zip Code 87544 Description

Zip Code 87544 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 87544 is primarily located in Sandoval County. Portions of 87544 are also located in Los Alamos County. The official US Postal Service name for 87544 is LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 87544 are contained within or border the city limits of Los Alamos, NM, White Rock, NM, . Zip code 87544 is within area code 505 and area code 575. 87544 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 87544 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 87544 decreased to 17950 from 18354 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 87544 is while the majority ethnicity attending 87544 public schools is White. 5.8% of students in 87544 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13424 74.69% 13689 -2%
 Black Or African American 89 0.5% 97 -8%
 Hispanic 2830 15.74% 2646 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 183 1.02% 111 +65%
 Asian 1126 6.26% 1060 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.09% 8 +113%
 Other Race 31 0.43% 31 +152%
 Two Or More Races 308 1.26% 308 -26%

Zip Code 87544 Race/Ethnicity

 White 62%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 27.6%
 Asian 5.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2.2%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 87544 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1795018354
Male Population50.30%
Female Population49.70%
Total Households7663
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
5.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$101141
Income Under $50K Per Year17.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year50.90%
87544 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$292433
Average Real Estate Sale Price$341445
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 21d - Foothills and Shrublands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 87544 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15202631404953524635241634
Avg Max Temp (°F)41475563728285827665524263
Avg Precip (In.).95.681.01.851.381.162.252.661.511.4.95.7515.55
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Los Alamos, NM
CBSA Type87544
CBSA Population19190
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 87544
Bernalillo High SchoolSandoval