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ZIP Code 88252

Primary City:Jal, NM (View All Cities)
County: Lea County
Timezone: Mountain (11:01pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.2, -103.4
ZIP (~23 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88252

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88252. 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 88252. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88252, 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:
Jal, NM
Unacceptable:
Bennett

Stats and Demographics for the 88252 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88252 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 88252 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88252 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,160
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,082
Median Home Value $63,500
Land Area 884.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 842
Median Household Income $47,702

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male699477766479465960777272654541403214
Female766582856058456671666978585952343024
Total1451591591611241379112513114314115012310493746238

Gender

 Male 1,082 50%
 Female 1,078 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,839 85.1%
 Black Or African American 17 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.8%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 242 11.2%
 Two Or More Races 40 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1965981391251009124
Renter2536442531947
Total441011421641561099531

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 481 57%
 Single Guardian 145 17%
 Singles 198 24%
 Singles With Roommate 18 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 562 67%
 Households with Kids 280 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1313141620231424131919111414171615151316
Female13181416131513121214131717217181623219
Total2631283233382736253332283135243431383425

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88252 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88252 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 88252 real estate data, the median home value of $63,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88252 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88252 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88252 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,160 100%
 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 180 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 481 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 181 17%
 Households Vacant 240 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 12.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2.5%
 For Sale Only 11 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 7.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 72.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 2%
 1 Bedroom 8 4%
 2 Bedroom 58 29%
 3+ Bedroom 132 65%
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 $47,702 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 88252 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 88252 can expect to fall in that range. 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 673 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 17%
 No Earnings 748 44%
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 673 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 17%
 No Earnings 748 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 831 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 2%
 Worked at Home 22 3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 225 31%
 High School Graduate 364 51%
 Associate's degree 31 4%
 Bachelor's degree 57 8%
 Master's degree 24 3%
 Professional school degree 9 1%
 Doctorate degree 9 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 397 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88252

ZIP Code 88252 is in the Jal Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88252.

Jal Elementary
301 East Minnesota Ave
Jal, NM 88252
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jal Public Schools
Jal Jr High School
200 East Panther
Jal, NM 88252
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Jal Public Schools
Jal High School
200 East Panther
Jal, NM 88252
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jal Public Schools

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