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ZIP Code 88346

Primary City:Ruidoso Downs, NM (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Mountain (11:02pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.3, -105.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88346

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88346. 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 88346. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88346, 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 Downs, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88346 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88346 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 88346 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88346 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,132
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,600
Median Home Value $105,200
Land Area 59.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,263
Median Household Income $36,003

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1131171081248611563958911111782788749342613
Female127105961209712281921011311041151186748444116
Total24022220424418323714418719024222119719615497786729

Gender

 Male 1,507 48%
 Female 1,625 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,360 75.4%
 Black Or African American 25 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 4.9%
 Asian 8 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.2%
 Other Race 512 16.3%
 Two Or More Races 69 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21691141771731137612
Renter5010192938059249
Total7117020627025317210021

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 537 43%
 Single Guardian 294 23%
 Singles 367 29%
 Singles With Roommate 65 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 815 65%
 Households with Kids 448 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2326211727271925192127202020272732261214
Female2525252719261520252715221220212526232522
Total4851464446533445444842423240485258493736

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88346 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88346 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 88346 real estate data, the median home value of $105,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88346 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88346 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88346 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,132 100%
 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 400 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 355 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 508 32%
 Households Vacant 337 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 18.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.2%
 For Sale Only 20 5.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 149 44.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 29.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 7%
 1 Bedroom 40 14%
 2 Bedroom 68 23%
 3+ Bedroom 164 56%
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 $36,003 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88346 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. More commuters in 88346 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 793 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 979 40%
 No Earnings 700 28%
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 793 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 979 40%
 No Earnings 700 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,241 86.6%
 Public transportation 13 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 102 7.1%
 Worked at Home 66 4.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 359 36%
 High School Graduate 464 47%
 Associate's degree 91 9%
 Bachelor's degree 64 6%
 Master's degree 9 1%
 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 509 71.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 58 8.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 146 20.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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