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ZIP Code 88001

Primary City:Las Cruces, NM (View All Cities)
County: Dona Ana County
Timezone: Mountain (6:58pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.29, -106.75
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88001

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88001. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 88001. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88001, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Las Cruces, NM
Unacceptable:
Tortugas

Stats and Demographics for the 88001 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88001 is located in south New Mexico and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 88001 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88001 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,484
Population Density 3,299 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,135
Median Home Value $108,800
Land Area 11.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,132
Median Household Income $26,356

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4271,2241,1101,9322,8201,8701,170837842921886781689508424402249184
Female1,3441,1971,1001,9322,7501,6671,1849869191,0311,051853809583586484417315
Total2,7712,4212,2103,8645,5703,5372,3541,8231,7611,9521,9371,6341,4981,0911,010886666499

Gender

 Male 18,276 49%
 Female 19,208 51%
Gender

Race

 White 26,567 70.9%
 Black Or African American 1,044 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 989 2.6%
 Asian 770 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 50 0.1%
 Other Race 6,712 17.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,352 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2356288671,2391,2921,007862300
Renter2,4522,5181,2661,07067438423999
Total2,6873,1462,1332,3091,9661,3911,101399

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,538 30%
 Single Guardian 3,921 26%
 Singles 4,808 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,865 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,455 69%
 Households with Kids 4,677 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male291280275257226250261263224220206225230229284251281433683609
Female247293276263252250218229248220215224228213214266238488726652
Total5385735515204785004794924724404214494584424985175199211,4091,261

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88001 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 88001 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 88001 real estate data, the median home value of $108,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88001 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88001 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88001 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,424 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 978 2.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 65 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,814 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,616 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,702 54%
 Households Vacant 1,003 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 561 56%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 89 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 250 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 88 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,459 20%
 2 Bedroom 3,227 44%
 3+ Bedroom 2,644 36%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $26,356 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 88001 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 88001 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 88001 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,573 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,308 33%
 No Earnings 10,620 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,573 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,308 33%
 No Earnings 10,620 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,378 85.2%
 Public transportation 97 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 66 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,631 11.2%
 Worked at Home 355 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,871 19.2%
 High School Graduate 4,874 50.0%
 Associate's degree 587 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,585 16.3%
 Master's degree 631 6.5%
 Professional school degree 35 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 162 1.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,707 85.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 148 2.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 807 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88001

ZIP Code 88001 is in the Albuquerque Public Schools. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88001.

Alameda Elementary
412 Alameda Rd
Albuquerque, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
J Paul Taylor Academy
1875 Stanton Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: J Paul Taylor Academy
Conlee Elementary
1701 Boston Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Hermosa Hgts Elementary
1655 East Amador Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Loma Heights Elementary
1600 East Madrid
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Lynn Middle School
950 South Walnut St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
University Hills Elementary
2005 South Locust St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Booker T. Washington
755 East Chestnut Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Zia Middle School
1300 West University Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Sierra Middle School
1700 Spruce Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
La Academia Dolores
1480 North Main
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Mesa Middle School
7225 Jornada Rd North
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Aztec Youth Academy
505 South Main
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Juvenile Justice School District
Las Cruces High School
1750 El Paseo Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Las Montanas Charter
201 East Lohman
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Mesilla Valley Christian Schools
3850 Stern Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Las Cruces Academy
212 S Main St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
College Heights Kindergarten
1210 Wofford Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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