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ZIP Code 88220

Primary City:Carlsbad, NM (View All Cities)
County: Eddy County
Timezone: Mountain (1:03pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.4, -104.3
ZIP (~39 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88220

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88220. 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 88220. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88220, 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:
Carlsbad, NM
Unacceptable:
Carlsbad Caverns National Pa, Happy Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 88220 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88220 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 88220 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88220 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,725
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,464
Median Home Value $107,800
Land Area 2,048.62 sq mi
Water Area 3.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,102
Median Household Income $48,720

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 92Male Median Age: 92Female Median Age: 94

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2581,1351,2451,2429901,1101,0059161,0341,1261,2731,216965684520447323249
Female1,1181,1831,1401,1839679961,0489079831,1441,2821,229963804582507442509
Total2,3762,3182,3852,4251,9572,1062,0531,8232,0172,2702,5552,4451,9281,4881,102954765758

Gender

 Male 16,738 50%
 Female 16,987 50%
Gender

Race

 White 26,531 78.7%
 Black Or African American 551 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 450 1.3%
 Asian 298 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 4,853 14.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,026 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2431,0461,3322,0122,1511,4041,055382
Renter423878664586412249147118
Total6661,9241,9962,5982,5631,6531,202500

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,362 49%
 Single Guardian 2,641 20%
 Singles 3,493 27%
 Singles With Roommate 606 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 5
 Households without Kids 8,608 66%
 Households with Kids 4,494 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male266246247265206219217232261243258256283205244267265245221216
Female241222224214247248222230236212244232219233237259218254215189
Total507468471479453467439462497455502488502438481526483499436405

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88220 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88220 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 88220 real estate data, the median home value of $107,800 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 88220. Rentals in 88220 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88220 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,134 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 205 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 48 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 217 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 121 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,466 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,159 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,477 24%
 Households Vacant 1,362 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 253 18.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 2.3%
 For Sale Only 124 9.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 60 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 154 11.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 738 54.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 338 10%
 1 Bedroom 550 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,527 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,125 32%
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 $48,720 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88220 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 88220 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 11,413 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,491 24%
 No Earnings 9,062 34%
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 11,413 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,491 24%
 No Earnings 9,062 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,262 93.3%
 Public transportation 96 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 125 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 426 2.8%
 Worked at Home 376 2.5%
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 2,207 19%
 High School Graduate 6,226 55%
 Associate's degree 898 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,238 11%
 Master's degree 546 5%
 Professional school degree 140 1%
 Doctorate degree 99 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,465 85.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 471 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 620 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88220

ZIP Code 88220 is in the Carlsbad Municipal School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88220.

Jefferson Montessori
500 West Church St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Alta Vista Middle School
301 South Alta Vista
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Ece Center
1801 West Lea
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Hillcrest Elementary
215 North Sixth St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
P.r. Leyva Middle School
800 West Church
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Monterrey Elementary
1101 North 9th St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Pate Elementary
120 Kircher St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Puckett Elementary
2212 Primrose St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Riverside Elementary
1600 Johnson St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Joe Stanley Smith Elementary
505 South Alta Vista
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Sunset Elementary
923 North Walter St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Craft Elementary
406 West Lea
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Dr. Emmitt Smith
2415 Carver St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
Carlsbad High School
3000 West Church
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carlsbad Municipal School District
St Edward School
805 Walter St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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