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ZIP Code 88260

Primary City:Lovington, NM (View All Cities)
County: Lea County
Timezone: Mountain (1:09am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.9, -103.4
ZIP (~28 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88260

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88260. 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 88260. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88260, 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:
Lovington, NM
Unacceptable:
Buckeye

Stats and Demographics for the 88260 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88260 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 88260 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 a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88260 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,343
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,244
Median Home Value $91,200
Land Area 755.90 sq mi
Water Area 1.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,735
Median Household Income $46,414

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
Male6966295335874776315024574204214293912922361831508779
Female657610571572465504466455408387453371325238214170147130
Total1,3531,2391,1041,1599421,135968912828808882762617474397320234209

Gender

 Male 7,200 50%
 Female 7,143 50%
Gender

Race

 White 10,028 69.9%
 Black Or African American 285 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 192 1.3%
 Asian 50 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 3,415 23.8%
 Two Or More Races 369 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner109533582724667451325112
Renter150336262179130905827
Total259869844903797541383139

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,722 57%
 Single Guardian 923 19%
 Singles 962 20%
 Singles With Roommate 128 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,594 55%
 Households with Kids 2,141 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male129151134143115132119131132102108111100112127113124119104101
Female129146135116148119105120118921531141071051211111291199277
Total258297269259263251224251250194261225207217248224253238196178

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88260 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 88260 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 88260 real estate data, the median home value of $91,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 88260. Rentals in 88260 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88260 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,014 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 269 1.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 60 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,698 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,805 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,232 23%
 Households Vacant 509 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 92 18.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 36 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 7.5%
 For Migrant Workers 6 1.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 327 64.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 81 6%
 1 Bedroom 210 15%
 2 Bedroom 593 42%
 3+ Bedroom 523 37%
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 $46,414 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88260 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 88260 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 4,240 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,235 21%
 No Earnings 4,000 38%
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 4,240 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,235 21%
 No Earnings 4,000 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,277 94.8%
 Public transportation 8 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 152 2.7%
 Worked at Home 130 2.3%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,746 40.9%
 High School Graduate 2,032 47.6%
 Associate's degree 178 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 163 3.8%
 Master's degree 134 3.1%
 Professional school degree 8 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,481 85.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 147 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 436 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88260

ZIP Code 88260 is in the Lovington Municipal School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88260.

Lovington 6th Grade Academy
500 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lovington Municipal School District
Jefferson Elementary
300 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lovington Municipal School District
Lea Elementary
1100 West Birch Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lovington Municipal School District
Llano Elementary
1000 South First
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lovington Municipal School District
Ben Alexander Elementary
1400 South Sixth
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lovington Municipal School District
Yarbro Elementary
700 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lovington Municipal School District
Lovington High School
701 West Ave K
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lovington Municipal School District
Taylor Middle School
700 South 11th St
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lovington Municipal School District
New Hope Alternative High School
601 North 5th St
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lovington Municipal School District
Lovington Freshman Academy
701 West Ave K
Lovington, NM 88260
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Lovington Municipal School District

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