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ZIP Code 88316

Primary City:Capitan, NM (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Mountain (3:20pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.8, -105.3
ZIP (~30 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88316

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88316. 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 88316. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88316, 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:
Capitan, NM
Acceptable:
Angus

Stats and Demographics for the 88316 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88316 is located in central 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 88316 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88316 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,351
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,358
Median Home Value $121,200
Land Area 1,069.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,021
Median Household Income $41,771

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male645879833942424054951071071149042493420
Female458669574041365575110911351248668371819
Total10914414814079837895129205198242238176110865239

Gender

 Male 1,159 49%
 Female 1,192 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,039 86.7%
 Black Or African American 11 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.9%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 205 8.7%
 Two Or More Races 73 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner928831892461718923
Renter153732343121103
Total24651152232771929926

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 541 53%
 Single Guardian 137 13%
 Singles 277 27%
 Singles With Roommate 66 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 753 74%
 Households with Kids 268 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male171362212178129112217131621191713138
Female1013931515121529112017138915141187
Total2726152527322027382242342624303431242115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88316 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88316 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 88316 real estate data, the median home value of $121,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88316 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88316 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88316 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,351 100%
 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 434 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 404 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 183 13%
 Households Vacant 337 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 29 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 142 42%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 125 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 21%
 2 Bedroom 27 40%
 3+ Bedroom 27 40%
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 $41,771 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88316 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. However, that is not the case in 88316. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 586 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 388 21%
 No Earnings 858 47%
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 586 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 388 21%
 No Earnings 858 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 732 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 43 5%
 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 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 137 16%
 High School Graduate 632 74%
 Associate's degree 20 2%
 Bachelor's degree 33 4%
 Master's degree 19 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 9 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 163 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88316

ZIP Code 88316 is in the Capitan Municipal School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88316.

Capitan Elementary
150 South Forest Ave
Capitan, NM 88316
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Capitan Municipal School District
Capitan Middle School
150 South Forest Ave
Capitan, NM 88316
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Capitan Municipal School District
Capitan High School
150 South Forest Ave
Capitan, NM 88316
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Capitan Municipal School District

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