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ZIP Code 88312

Primary City:Alto, NM (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Mountain (3:29am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.5, -105.7
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88312

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88312. 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 88312. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88312, 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:
Alto, NM
Unacceptable:
Sierra Vista

Stats and Demographics for the 88312 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88312 is located in central New Mexico and covers a slightly higher 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 88312 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88312 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,586
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,834
Median Home Value $298,000
Land Area 96.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,193
Median Household Income $44,546

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 57Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4552436123404341617410713618715294812616
Female32576048254737514710412516419214498421615
Total77109103109488780921081782323003792961921234231

Gender

 Male 1,282 50%
 Female 1,304 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,424 93.7%
 Black Or African American 9 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.5%
 Asian 13 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 90 3.5%
 Two Or More Races 38 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3478419234527511715
Renter625223119741
Total97210622336428212116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 789 66%
 Single Guardian 85 7%
 Singles 262 22%
 Singles With Roommate 57 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 982 82%
 Households with Kids 211 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male51317691014109751110101511101876
Female8810313117111518911175111311675
Total132127922212121242514222715262421241411

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88312 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 88312 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 88312 real estate data, the median home value of $298,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 88312. Rentals in 88312 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88312 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,586 100%
 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 699 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 379 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 115 4%
 Households Vacant 1,641 58%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 1.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 0.9%
 For Sale Only 79 4.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,437 87.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 5.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 102 52%
 3+ Bedroom 95 48%
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 $44,546 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88312 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. A higher percentage of people in 88312 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 88312 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 678 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 655 24%
 No Earnings 1,374 51%
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 678 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 655 24%
 No Earnings 1,374 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 853 80%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 2%
 Worked at Home 185 17%
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 53 5%
 High School Graduate 637 59%
 Associate's degree 19 2%
 Bachelor's degree 185 17%
 Master's degree 96 9%
 Professional school degree 76 7%
 Doctorate degree 21 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 254 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 84 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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