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ZIP Code 88061

Primary City:Silver City, NM (View All Cities)
County: Grant County
Timezone: Mountain (11:32am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.9, -108.4
ZIP (~28 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88061

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88061. 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 88061. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88061, 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:
Silver City, NM
Unacceptable:
Arenas Valley, Gila Cliff Dwellings Nationa, Little Walnut Village, Mangas Springs

Stats and Demographics for the 88061 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88061 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 88061 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88061 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,585
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,006
Median Home Value $147,400
Land Area 1,429.13 sq mi
Water Area 2.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,937
Median Household Income $40,686

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male585579599612526491440425422517602698746681433325247158
Female552490558601505487478483462607655791787662476375251279
Total1,1371,0691,1571,2131,0319789189088841,1241,2571,4891,5331,343909700498437

Gender

 Male 9,086 49%
 Female 9,499 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,895 85.5%
 Black Or African American 189 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 212 1.1%
 Asian 100 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 1,740 9.4%
 Two Or More Races 432 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner803535569331,4251,248679219
Renter30953739840240121413152
Total3898909541,3351,8261,462810271

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,590 45%
 Single Guardian 1,409 18%
 Singles 2,450 31%
 Singles With Roommate 488 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,813 73%
 Households with Kids 2,124 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male119128105115125106118106124110127100120142131120113135113120
Female121100103109959010010210312311610997113109120119132121111
Total240228208224220196218208227233243209217255240240232267234231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88061 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88061 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 88061 real estate data, the median home value of $147,400 is slightly less 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 88061. Rentals in 88061 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88061 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,160 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 74 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 94 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 217 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,825 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,668 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,444 27%
 Households Vacant 1,069 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 240 22.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1.2%
 For Sale Only 113 10.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 301 28.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 372 34.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 350 18.9%
 2 Bedroom 576 31.1%
 3+ Bedroom 918 49.6%
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 $40,686 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88061 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. More commuters in 88061 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 4,550 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,052 27%
 No Earnings 6,482 43%
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 4,550 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,052 27%
 No Earnings 6,482 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,183 88.5%
 Public transportation 23 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 374 5.4%
 Worked at Home 409 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,020 16.4%
 High School Graduate 3,210 51.5%
 Associate's degree 609 9.8%
 Bachelor's degree 750 12.0%
 Master's degree 510 8.2%
 Professional school degree 47 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 85 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,640 81.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 177 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 427 13.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88061

ZIP Code 88061 is in the Silver Consolidated School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88061.

Harrison Schmitt Elementary
4042 Hwy 90 SW
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Silver Consolidated School District
Jose Barrios Elementary
1625 Little Walnut
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Silver Consolidated School District
La Plata Middle School
3500 North Silver St
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Silver Consolidated School District
Sixth Street Elementary
405 West 6th
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Silver Consolidated School District
G.w.stout Elementary
2601 North Silver St
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Silver Consolidated School District
Silver High School
3200 North Silver St
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Silver Consolidated School District
Silver City Opportunity School
600 East 32nd St
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Silver Consolidated School District
Calvary Christian Academy
3001 Highway 90 S
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Down to Earth School
716 W Market St
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Guadalupe Montessori School
1731 N Alabama St
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Agape Academy
1301 N Santa Rita St
Silver City, NM 88061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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