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ZIP Code 88042

Primary City:Hillsboro, NM (View All Cities)
County: Sierra County
Timezone: Mountain (2:41am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.9, -107.6
ZIP (~25 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88042

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88042. 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 88042. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88042, 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:
Hillsboro, NM
Unacceptable:
Kingston

Stats and Demographics for the 88042 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88042 is located in southwest New Mexico and covers an extremely large 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 88042 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88042 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 250
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 240
Median Home Value $161,200
Land Area 542.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 144
Median Household Income $67,031

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 62Male Median Age: 62Female Median Age: 62

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1443103148918241917641
Female31320026211420281710167
Total457510576923385236277108

Gender

 Male 127 51%
 Female 123 49%
Gender

Race

 White 230 92%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 2%
 Asian 3 1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 5 2%
 Two Or More Races 6 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner002134536138
Renter01477530
Total016205241168

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 63 44%
 Single Guardian 9 6%
 Singles 61 42%
 Singles With Roommate 11 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 137 95%
 Households with Kids 7 5%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10000111101021100200
Female10000001001020010100
Total20000112102041110300

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88042 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88042 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 88042 real estate data, the median home value of $161,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 88042.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 250 100%
 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 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 43 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 74 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 11%
 Households Vacant 96 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 55%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $67,031 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88042 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 88042 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 88042 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 88042 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 75 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 127 63%
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 75 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 127 63%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 44 59%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 41%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 40 48%
 High School Graduate 15 18%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 8 10%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 21 25%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 31 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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