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ZIP Code 88203

Primary City:Roswell, NM (View All Cities)
County: Chaves County
Timezone: Mountain (5:17pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -104.7
ZIP (~26 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88203. 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 88203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88203, 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:
Roswell, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88203 is located in southeast 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 88203 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88203 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,561
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,305
Median Home Value $78,000
Land Area 1,477.48 sq mi
Water Area 1.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,991
Median Household Income $34,151

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4831,2861,2281,3451,1781,184947821852975958835679513427292228194
Female1,4261,3441,1461,3761,1761,1739389188901,009980929746582466388352297
Total2,9092,6302,3742,7212,3542,3571,8851,7391,7421,9841,9381,7641,4251,095893680580491

Gender

 Male 15,425 49%
 Female 16,136 51%
Gender

Race

 White 20,551 65.1%
 Black Or African American 872 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 416 1.3%
 Asian 130 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 8,426 26.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,159 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1829111,1121,5321,4281,007699267
Renter52997370865745428816876
Total7111,8841,8202,1891,8821,295867343

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,940 45%
 Single Guardian 2,884 26%
 Singles 2,632 24%
 Singles With Roommate 535 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,376 58%
 Households with Kids 4,615 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male308302329263274283250249230270250241225242244269263287282263
Female292308272252302240283257262220254218228226266245272300293254
Total600610601515576523533506492490504459453468510514535587575517

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88203 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 88203 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 88203 real estate data, the median home value of $78,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88203 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88203 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,899 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 204 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 106 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 135 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 217 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,954 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,184 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,853 31%
 Households Vacant 1,314 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 341 26.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.8%
 For Sale Only 116 8.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 4.1%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 770 58.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 256 6%
 1 Bedroom 848 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,368 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,555 39%
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 $34,151 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 88203 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 88203 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 8,382 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,903 26%
 No Earnings 8,291 37%
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 8,382 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,903 26%
 No Earnings 8,291 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,348 94.5%
 Public transportation 33 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 82 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 228 1.9%
 Worked at Home 319 2.7%
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 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 2,525 29.1%
 High School Graduate 4,375 50.4%
 Associate's degree 544 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 802 9.2%
 Master's degree 336 3.9%
 Professional school degree 52 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 51 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,328 85.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 387 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 690 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88203

ZIP Code 88203 is in the Roswell Independent School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88203.

E Grand Plains Elementary
3773 East Grand Plains
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
El Capitan Elementary
2807 West Bland St
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Nancy Lopez Elementary
1208 East Bland St
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Mesa Middle School
1601 East Bland St
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Missouri Ave Elementary
700 South Missouri Ave
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Monterrey Elementary
910 West Gayle St
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Mountain View Middle School
312 East Mtn. View Rd
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Parkview Early Literacy Center
1700 West Alameda St
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Pecos Elementary
600 East Hobbs St
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Sierra Middle School
615 South Sycamore Ave
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Sunset Elementary
25 Martin St
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Valley View Elementary
1400 South Washington
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Sidney Gutierrez Middle School
4 East Challenger
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Roswell Independent School District
University High School
606 West O'conner Rd
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roswell Independent School District
Lighthouse Academy
602 S Mississippi Ave
Roswell, NM 88203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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