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ZIP Code 88256

Primary City:Loving, NM (View All Cities)
County: Eddy County
Timezone: Mountain (7:11pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.2, -104.0
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88256

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88256. 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 88256. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88256, 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:
Loving, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88256 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88256 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 88256 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88256 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,925
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 740
Median Home Value $79,600
Land Area 488.36 sq mi
Water Area 5.97 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 663
Median Household Income $40,729

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male69769980724349556769707146452628103
Female528484725452496646818357603127221710
Total12116018315212695981211131501531281067653502713

Gender

 Male 978 51%
 Female 947 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,340 69.6%
 Black Or African American 17 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 2.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 475 24.7%
 Two Or More Races 50 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14508112111877456
Renter3021283220992
Total447110915313886548

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 365 55%
 Single Guardian 148 22%
 Singles 126 19%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 397 60%
 Households with Kids 266 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1418161221131119121921241322201418131514
Female10711136181824181131141612131413191312
Total2425272527312943303052382934332831322826

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88256 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88256 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1940s. Looking at 88256 real estate data, the median home value of $79,600 is low 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 88256. Rentals in 88256 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88256 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,925 100%
 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 216 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 296 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 151 20%
 Households Vacant 77 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 74%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 17%
 1 Bedroom 4 3%
 2 Bedroom 38 31%
 3+ Bedroom 60 49%
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 $40,729 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88256 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 88256 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 687 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 327 20%
 No Earnings 642 39%
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 687 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 327 20%
 No Earnings 642 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 760 90%
 Public transportation 7 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 54 6%
 Worked at Home 26 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. 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 163 28%
 High School Graduate 373 63%
 Associate's degree 32 5%
 Bachelor's degree 13 2%
 Master's degree 7 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 440 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88256

ZIP Code 88256 is in the Loving Municipal School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88256.

Loving Elementary
601 South Sixth
Loving, NM 88256
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Loving Municipal School District
Loving Middle School
600 South Sixth
Loving, NM 88256
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Loving Municipal School District
Loving High School
602 South Sixth
Loving, NM 88256
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Loving Municipal School District

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