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ZIP Code 88048

Primary City:Mesquite, NM (View All Cities)
County: Dona Ana County
Timezone: Mountain (9:41am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.14, -106.66
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88048

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88048. 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 88048. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88048, 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:
Mesquite, NM
Unacceptable:
Vado

Stats and Demographics for the 88048 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88048 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 88048 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88048 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,862
Population Density 197 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,206
Median Home Value $69,200
Land Area 19.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,123
Median Household Income $24,043

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male199167192200158123127939412110610078543739249
Female178168155172157132126115120131121111814854332514
Total37733534737231525525320821425222721115910291724923

Gender

 Male 1,921 50%
 Female 1,941 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,475 64.1%
 Black Or African American 19 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.9%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,269 32.9%
 Two Or More Races 63 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23116139199180106779
Renter2980685228764
Total521962072512081138313

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 634 56%
 Single Guardian 301 27%
 Singles 161 14%
 Singles With Roommate 27 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 530 47%
 Households with Kids 593 53%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3338394830242842433738293355334449334137
Female3040264435263728422934362927273329453838
Total6378659265506570856672656282607778787975

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88048 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88048 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 88048 real estate data, the median home value of $69,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88048 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88048 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88048 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,862 100%
 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 422 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 427 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 274 23%
 Households Vacant 83 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 11%
 2 Bedroom 166 49%
 3+ Bedroom 135 40%
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 $24,043 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 88048 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 88048 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,127 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 646 24%
 No Earnings 975 35%
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 1,127 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 646 24%
 No Earnings 975 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,256 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 67 5%
 Worked at Home 132 9%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 408 47%
 High School Graduate 431 49%
 Associate's degree 22 3%
 Bachelor's degree 15 2%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 1,107 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 111 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88048

ZIP Code 88048 is in the Gadsden Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88048.

Mesquite Elementary
205 Nm Hwy 228
Mesquite, NM 88048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden Independent School District

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