Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 88311

Primary City:Alamogordo, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Otero County
Timezone: Mountain (9:05pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.8, -106.1
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88311

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88311. 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 88311. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88311, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 88311 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88311 is located in south New Mexico and covers a slightly less than average 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 88311 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88311 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 854
Population Density 349 people per sq mi
Housing Units 482
Median Home Value $102,500
Land Area 2.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 375
Median Household Income $37,953

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2821211629301614163645413725251974
Female2518212022261919193243403530231688
Total533942365156353335688881725548351512

Gender

 Male 430 50%
 Female 424 50%
Gender

Race

 White 709 83.0%
 Black Or African American 10 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.7%
 Asian 10 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 81 9.5%
 Two Or More Races 38 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31420737052317
Renter10291121171061
Total134331948762378

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 185 49%
 Single Guardian 54 14%
 Singles 105 28%
 Singles With Roommate 31 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 286 76%
 Households with Kids 89 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male86571718432727543136
Female55446252355416562346
Total13119117961078711313101054712

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88311 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88311 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 88311 real estate data, the median home value of $102,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 88311 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88311 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 854 100%
 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 121 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 149 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 105 22%
 Households Vacant 107 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 99 45%
 3+ Bedroom 123 55%
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 $37,953 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 88311 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 88311 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 463 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 383 29%
 No Earnings 459 35%
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 463 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 383 29%
 No Earnings 459 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 761 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 84 14%
 High School Graduate 450 76%
 Associate's degree 36 6%
 Bachelor's degree 23 4%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 237 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes