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ZIP Code 88044

Primary City:La Mesa, NM (View All Cities)
County: Dona Ana County
Timezone: Mountain (7:43am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.1, -106.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88044

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88044. 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 88044. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88044, 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:
La Mesa, NM
Unacceptable:
Santo Tomas

Stats and Demographics for the 88044 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88044 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 88044 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88044 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,896
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,507
Median Home Value $120,000
Land Area 118.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,356
Median Household Income $35,734

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male121136154132100123801021151521531171136678643531
Female136154135158141931041161341721301231168881684827
Total2572902892902412161842182493242832402291541591328358

Gender

 Male 1,872 48%
 Female 2,024 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,984 76.6%
 Black Or African American 6 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.9%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 764 19.6%
 Two Or More Races 96 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner97615528421217811738
Renter196762465417184
Total2814321733026619513542

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 761 56%
 Single Guardian 272 20%
 Singles 276 20%
 Singles With Roommate 47 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 834 62%
 Households with Kids 522 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1730321732212524343326313331322827232228
Female2131322628323627313030212925293833372133
Total3861644360536151656356526256616660604361

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88044 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88044 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 88044 real estate data, the median home value of $120,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 88044. Rentals in 88044 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88044 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,896 100%
 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 570 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 499 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 287 19%
 Households Vacant 151 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 7 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 59 17%
 2 Bedroom 102 29%
 3+ Bedroom 194 55%
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 $35,734 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88044 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 88044 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,351 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 627 20%
 No Earnings 1,196 38%
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 1,351 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 627 20%
 No Earnings 1,196 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,702 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 17 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 1%
 Worked at Home 145 8%
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 275 22%
 High School Graduate 629 49%
 Associate's degree 89 7%
 Bachelor's degree 136 11%
 Master's degree 66 5%
 Professional school degree 67 5%
 Doctorate degree 13 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,117 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 114 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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