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ZIP Code 88337

Primary City:La Luz, NM (View All Cities)
County: Otero County
Timezone: Mountain (7:07am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.0, -105.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88337

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88337. 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 88337. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88337, 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:
La Luz, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88337 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88337 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 88337 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88337 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,295
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,131
Median Home Value $115,400
Land Area 40.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 985
Median Household Income $46,996

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male 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
Male586661804554445352102881011008259491721
Female4767766838484358501041111021097167552821
Total10513313714883102871111022061992032091531261044542

Gender

 Male 1,132 49%
 Female 1,163 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,092 91.2%
 Black Or African American 8 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 1.1%
 Asian 19 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 110 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 38 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1049801892001619631
Renter12382737261883
Total228710722622617910434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 562 57%
 Single Guardian 135 14%
 Singles 257 26%
 Singles With Roommate 31 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 738 75%
 Households with Kids 247 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male17141112147141516818111212141811181913
Female1271213101019141415191114172414151146
Total2921232524173329302337222629383226292319

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88337 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88337 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 88337 real estate data, the median home value of $115,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88337 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88337 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88337 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,295 100%
 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 414 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 402 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 169 15%
 Households Vacant 146 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 6.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 31 21.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 20.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 50.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 5%
 2 Bedroom 17 10%
 3+ Bedroom 138 84%
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 $46,996 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88337 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. Most commuters in 88337 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 678 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 427 22%
 No Earnings 823 43%
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 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 427 22%
 No Earnings 823 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 894 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 2%
 Worked at Home 73 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 88337 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 20 2%
 High School Graduate 640 75%
 Associate's degree 90 11%
 Bachelor's degree 44 5%
 Master's degree 63 7%
 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 391 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88337

ZIP Code 88337 is in the Alamogordo Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88337.

La Luz Elementary
99 Alamo
La Luz, NM 88337
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamogordo Public Schools

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