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ZIP Code 88401

Primary City:Tucumcari, NM (View All Cities)
County: Quay County
Timezone: Mountain (5:34am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.0, -103.8
ZIP (~30 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88401. 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 88401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88401, 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:
Tucumcari, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88401 is located in east 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 88401 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88401 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,944
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,864
Median Home Value $65,800
Land Area 1,073.98 sq mi
Water Area 2.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,104
Median Household Income $28,985

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2402282252461591871661632032442272542352111631108447
Female20021619222415719419517619626324428527122217813897104
Total440444417470316381361339399507471539506433341248181151

Gender

 Male 3,392 49%
 Female 3,552 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,840 84.1%
 Black Or African American 97 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 1.2%
 Asian 80 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 586 8.4%
 Two Or More Races 257 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3514421238548844327293
Renter127218188170150955529
Total162362400555638538327122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,246 40%
 Single Guardian 632 20%
 Singles 1,079 35%
 Singles With Roommate 147 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,257 73%
 Households with Kids 847 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4060505044424755404643523648435852385536
Female4737483544413150504740323736334845514725
Total8797988588837810590938384738476106978910261

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88401 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88401 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 88401 real estate data, the median home value of $65,800 is low 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 88401. Rentals in 88401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,922 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 18 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 896 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,176 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,032 27%
 Households Vacant 760 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 103 13.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.7%
 For Sale Only 66 8.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 5.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 533 70.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 5%
 1 Bedroom 115 21%
 2 Bedroom 222 40%
 3+ Bedroom 187 34%
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 $28,985 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88401 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 88401 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 1,485 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,205 22%
 No Earnings 2,782 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 1,485 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,205 22%
 No Earnings 2,782 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,048 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 91 4%
 Worked at Home 136 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. 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 487 22.6%
 High School Graduate 1,378 63.8%
 Associate's degree 90 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 117 5.4%
 Master's degree 59 2.7%
 Professional school degree 13 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,125 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 179 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88401

ZIP Code 88401 is in the Tucumcari Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88401.

Tucumcari Middle School
914 South 4th St
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tucumcari Public Schools
Tucumcari Elementary
1701 South 9th St
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tucumcari Public Schools
Tucumcari High School
1100 South 7th St
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tucumcari Public Schools

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