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ZIP Code 88345

Primary City:Ruidoso, NM (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Mountain (3:36am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.4, -105.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88345

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88345. 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 88345. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88345, 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:
Ruidoso, NM
Unacceptable:
Alto Crest, Hollywood, Sierra Blanca

Stats and Demographics for the 88345 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88345 is located in central 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 88345 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88345 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,845
Population Density 268 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,457
Median Home Value $160,500
Land Area 33.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,159
Median Household Income $47,769

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male22822924222519421119019223827234938834631626818212370
Female19422620221219720917923722034539644440935230722013796
Total422455444437391420369429458617745832755668575402260166

Gender

 Male 4,263 48%
 Female 4,582 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,586 85.8%
 Black Or African American 39 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 253 2.9%
 Asian 48 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 692 7.8%
 Two Or More Races 224 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4216926954675469841098
Renter942211882472241235521
Total136390457793978821465119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,886 45%
 Single Guardian 572 14%
 Singles 1,409 34%
 Singles With Roommate 292 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,266 79%
 Households with Kids 893 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3747414860404338483651565049385539494443
Female3632354540564044464138404043405143532543
Total7379769310096838294778996909278106821026986

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88345 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 88345 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 88345 real estate data, the median home value of $160,500 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 88345. Rentals in 88345 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88345 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,845 100%
 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 1,683 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,303 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,173 12%
 Households Vacant 5,298 56%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 229 4.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 0.4%
 For Sale Only 168 3.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,854 72.7%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,005 19.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 63 6%
 1 Bedroom 187 18%
 2 Bedroom 465 45%
 3+ Bedroom 328 31%
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 $47,769 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88345 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. The commute in 88345 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 3,000 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,606 22%
 No Earnings 2,584 36%
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 3,000 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,606 22%
 No Earnings 2,584 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,544 90.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 204 5.2%
 Worked at Home 150 3.8%
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 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 430 14%
 High School Graduate 1,583 50%
 Associate's degree 176 6%
 Bachelor's degree 705 22%
 Master's degree 143 5%
 Professional school degree 79 2%
 Doctorate degree 59 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,579 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 4.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 225 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88345

ZIP Code 88345 is in the Ruidoso Municipal School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88345.

Sierra Vista Primary
199 White Mountain Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ruidoso Municipal School District
Nob Hill Early Childhood Center
105 South Sutton Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ruidoso Municipal School District
White Mountain Elementary
203 White Mountain Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ruidoso Municipal School District
Ruidoso Middle School
123 Warrior Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ruidoso Municipal School District
Ruidoso High School
125 Warrior Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ruidoso Municipal School District
Sierra Blanca Christian
270 Country Club Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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