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ZIP Code 88230

Primary City:Dexter, NM (View All Cities)
County: Chaves County
Timezone: Mountain (3:26pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -104.4
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88230

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88230. 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 88230. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88230, 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:
Dexter, NM
Unacceptable:
Midway

Stats and Demographics for the 88230 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88230 is located in southeast New Mexico and covers a 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 88230 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88230 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,179
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,934
Median Home Value $91,700
Land Area 246.16 sq mi
Water Area 1.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,690
Median Household Income $40,788

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2082312362521561241491621931712001781139768604627
Female1921982342061471381451581861701821491259366583823
Total4004294704583032622943203793413823272381901341188450

Gender

 Male 2,671 52%
 Female 2,508 48%
Gender

Race

 White 3,390 65.5%
 Black Or African American 28 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 1.0%
 Asian 11 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,531 29.6%
 Two Or More Races 166 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3013027329127716211730
Renter378088764033215
Total6721036136731719513835

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 997 59%
 Single Guardian 318 19%
 Singles 321 19%
 Singles With Roommate 54 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 947 56%
 Households with Kids 743 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3848434241375344564050435251474945555640
Female3634503835405133394145464161474130424627
Total7482938076771047795819589931129490759710267

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88230 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88230 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 88230 real estate data, the median home value of $91,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88230 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88230 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88230 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,179 100%
 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 600 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 710 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 380 20%
 Households Vacant 244 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 10.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 10 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 7.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 184 75.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 9 2.1%
 2 Bedroom 85 20.1%
 3+ Bedroom 325 77.0%
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 $40,788 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88230 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 88230 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 1,662 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 833 21%
 No Earnings 1,419 36%
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 1,662 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 833 21%
 No Earnings 1,419 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,132 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 24 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 1%
 Worked at Home 130 6%
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 675 41.9%
 High School Graduate 794 49.3%
 Associate's degree 60 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 52 3.2%
 Master's degree 20 1.2%
 Professional school degree 11 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,214 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 94 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 256 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88230

ZIP Code 88230 is in the Dexter Consolidated School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88230.

Dexter Elementary
401 West 1st St
Dexter, NM 88230
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dexter Consolidated School District
Dexter Middle School
200 North Lincoln St
Dexter, NM 88230
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dexter Consolidated School District
Dexter High School
101 North Lincoln St
Dexter, NM 88230
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dexter Consolidated School District

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