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ZIP Code 88002

Primary City:White Sands Missile Range, NM (View All Cities)
County: Dona Ana County
Timezone: Mountain (1:07pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.385, -106.488
ZIP (~1100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88002. 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 88002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88002, 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:
White Sands Missile Range, NM
Acceptable:
Las Cruces, White Sands

Stats and Demographics for the 88002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88002 is located in south New Mexico and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 88002 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88002 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,656
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 565
Land Area 179.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 457
Median Household Income $45,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male90886589222136565536291813962021
Female127755556113777748352122161030310
Total217163120145335213133103715040291992331

Gender

 Male 917 55%
 Female 739 45%
Gender

Race

 White 1,180 71%
 Black Or African American 205 12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 1%
 Asian 44 3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 1%
 Other Race 90 5%
 Two Or More Races 96 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner20001110
Renter1161521015223611
Total1181521015224721

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 326 71%
 Single Guardian 54 12%
 Singles 72 16%
 Singles With Roommate 5 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 194 42%
 Households with Kids 263 58%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1810181915202416131213171581059145162
Female18381625171114191410131161511610101917
Total3648344432313835272226282123211119247079

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88002 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 88002 were primarily built in the 1950s. Rentals in 88002 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,394 84%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 262 16%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2 0.4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3 0.5%
 Renter Occupied Households 452 80.0%
 Households Vacant 108 19.1%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 99 92%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 2%
 2 Bedroom 48 10%
 3+ Bedroom 401 88%
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 $45,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 88002 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 88002 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 88002 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 88002 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 699 65%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 193 18%
 No Earnings 185 17%
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 699 65%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 193 18%
 No Earnings 185 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 696 81.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 142 16.7%
 Worked at Home 5 0.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 88002 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 213 77%
 Associate's degree 28 10%
 Bachelor's degree 23 8%
 Master's degree 13 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 284 70.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 21.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88002

ZIP Code 88002 is in the Las Cruces Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88002.

White Sands Elementary
White Sands Missile Range
White Sands, NM 88002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
White Sands Middle School
1 Viking St Wsmr
White Sands, NM 88002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools

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