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ZIP Code 88310

Primary City:Alamogordo, NM (View All Cities)
County: Otero County
Timezone: Mountain (6:44am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.8, -106.1
ZIP (~22 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88310

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88310. 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 88310. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88310, 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:
Alamogordo, NM
Unacceptable:
White Sands National Monumen

Stats and Demographics for the 88310 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88310 is located in south 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 88310 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88310 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,776
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,669
Median Home Value $110,300
Land Area 427.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,995
Median Household Income $42,786

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3231,1231,0591,1801,2051,3821,0261,0071,0271,2681,2291,0391,076830740575392224
Female1,2211,1011,0611,0781,1941,2401,0509631,0201,2961,2831,1561,042911855658510432
Total2,5442,2242,1202,2582,3992,6222,0761,9702,0472,5642,5122,1952,1181,7411,5951,233902656

Gender

 Male 17,705 49%
 Female 18,071 51%
Gender

Race

 White 27,861 77.9%
 Black Or African American 1,724 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 521 1.5%
 Asian 575 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 104 0.3%
 Other Race 3,304 9.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,687 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2359741,2641,9892,0341,7461,236311
Renter7811,414890895560317235114
Total1,0162,3882,1542,8842,5942,0631,471425

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,193 48%
 Single Guardian 2,508 17%
 Singles 4,499 30%
 Singles With Roommate 795 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,503 70%
 Households with Kids 4,492 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male249295229259243233224202221192227211186243237230260240213229
Female243231221262234209208228222205225222205204225224226177226225
Total492526450521477442432430443397452433391447462454486417439454

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88310 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 88310 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 88310 real estate data, the median home value of $110,300 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 88310. Rentals in 88310 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88310 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,157 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 214 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 278 0.8%
 Other Institutional 23 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 99 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,143 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,646 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,206 31%
 Households Vacant 1,674 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 559 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 2%
 For Sale Only 200 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 61 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 158 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 665 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 335 7%
 1 Bedroom 488 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,919 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,378 46%
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 $42,786 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88310 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 88310 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 9,955 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,101 24%
 No Earnings 12,138 42%
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 9,955 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,101 24%
 No Earnings 12,138 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,729 94.6%
 Public transportation 28 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 110 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 279 1.9%
 Worked at Home 363 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,269 10%
 High School Graduate 7,532 62%
 Associate's degree 1,136 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,503 12%
 Master's degree 488 4%
 Professional school degree 141 1%
 Doctorate degree 112 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,242 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 564 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 551 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88310

ZIP Code 88310 is in the Nm School for the Blind and Visually Impaired School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88310.

Nm School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1900 North White Sands
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nm School for the Blind and Visually Impaired School District
Buena Vista Elementary
2600 19th St
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Chaparral Middle School
1401 College Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Heights Elementary
2410 10th St
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
North Elementary
1300 North Florida
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Oregon Elementary
1500 Oregon Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Sacramento Elementary
300 Alaska Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Sierra Elementary
2211 Puerto Rico Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Yucca Elementary
310 Dale Scott Blvd
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Mountain View Middle School
500 South Canyon Rd
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Alamogordo High School
103 Cuba Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Academy Del Sol Alternative
1200 Florida Ave Bldg C
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools
Legacy Christian Academy
2907 Thunder Rd
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Father James B Hay School
1000 8th St
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Imago Dei Academy
1100 Michigan Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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