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ZIP Code 88001

Post Office City:Las Cruces, NM (View All Cities)
County: Doņa Ana County
Timezone: Mountain (6:10am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.29, -106.75
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88001

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 88001. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 88001 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Las Cruces, NM
Unacceptable:
Tortugas

Stats and Demographics for the 88001 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88001 is located in southern 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 88001 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88001 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,484
Population Density 3,299 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,135
Median Home Value $108,800
Land Area 11.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,132
Median Household Income $26,356

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 29


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,4271,3442,771
5-91,2241,1972,421
10-141,1101,1002,210
15-191,9321,9323,864
20-242,8202,7505,570
25-291,8701,6673,537
30-341,1701,1842,354
35-398379861,823
40-448429191,761
45-499211,0311,952
50-548861,0511,937
55-597818531,634
60-646898091,498
65-695085831,091
70-744245861,010
75-79402484886
80-84249417666
85 Plus184315499

Gender

 Male 18,276 49%
 Female 19,208 51%
Gender

Race

 White 26,567 70.9%
 Black Or African American 1,044 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 989 2.6%
 Asian 770 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 50 0.1%
 Other Race 6,712 17.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,352 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242352,4522,687
25-346282,5183,146
35-448671,2662,133
45-541,2391,0702,309
55-641,2926741,966
65-741,0073841,391
75-848622391,101
85 Plus30099399

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,538 30%
 Single Guardian 3,921 26%
 Singles 4,808 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,865 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,455 69%
 Households with Kids 4,677 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1291247538
2280293573
3275276551
4257263520
5226252478
6250250500
7261218479
8263229492
9224248472
10220220440
11206215421
12225224449
13230228458
14229213442
15284214498
16251266517
17281238519
18433488921
196837261,409
206096521,261

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88001 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 88001 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 88001 real estate data, the median home value of $108,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88001 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88001 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88001 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,424 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 978 2.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 65 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,814 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,616 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,702 54%
 Households Vacant 1,003 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 561 56%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 89 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 250 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 88 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,459 20%
 2 Bedroom 3,227 44%
 3+ Bedroom 2,644 36%
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 $26,356 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 88001 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 88001 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 88001 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.

For more information, see Las Cruces, NM household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,573 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,308 33%
 No Earnings 10,620 37%
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 8,573 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,308 33%
 No Earnings 10,620 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,378 85.2%
 Public transportation 97 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 66 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,631 11.2%
 Worked at Home 355 2.4%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 3,980 19.7%
 High School Graduate 9,575 47.5%
 Associate's degree 1,470 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 3,422 17.0%
 Master's degree 1,342 6.7%
 Professional school degree 82 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 291 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,707 85.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 148 2.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 807 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88001

ZIP Code 88001 is in the following school districts: Albuquerque Public Schools, La Academia Dolores Huerta School District, Las Cruces Public Schools, Juvenile Justice School District, New America School - Las Cruces School District, and Private. There are 35 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88001.

Alameda Elementary
412 Alameda Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albuquerque Public Schools
La Academia Dolores Huerta
1480 North Main
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: La Academia Dolores Huerta School District
Vista Middle School
4465 Elks Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Central Elementary
150 North Alameda Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Conlee Elementary
1701 Boston Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Dona Ana Elementary
5551 Camino De Flores
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Fairacres Elementary
4501 West Picacho Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Hermosa Hgts Elementary
1655 East Amador Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Jornada Elementary
3400 Elks Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Loma Heights Elementary
1600 East Madrid
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Lynn Middle School
950 South Walnut St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Mac Arthur Elementary
1100 Macarthur Rd NW
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Mesilla Elementary
2363 Calle Del Sur
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Mesilla Park Elementary
955 West Union Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
University Hills Elementary
2005 South Locust St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Booker T. Washington
755 East Chestnut Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
White Sands Elementary
White Sands Missile Range
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Zia Middle School
1300 West University Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Sierra Middle School
1700 Spruce Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Desert Hills Elementary
280 North Rdrunner Pky
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Picacho Middle School
1040 North Motel Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
East Picacho Elementary
4450 North Valley Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Hillrise Elementary
1400 South Curnutt St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Sunrise Elementary
5300 Holman Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Cesar Chavez Elementary
5250 Holman Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Mesa Middle School
7225 Jornada Rd North
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Tombaugh Elementary
226 Carver Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Aztec Youth Academy
10015 Robert Larnson
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Juvenile Justice School District
New America School - Las Cruces
207 S Main St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New America School - Las Cruces School District
Las Cruces High School
1750 El Paseo Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Mayfield High School
1955 North Valley Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Onate High School
5700 Mesa Grande Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Arrowhead Park Medical Academy
3600 Arrowhead Drive
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Mesilla Valley Christian Schools
3850 Stern Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
College Heights Kindergarten
1210 Wofford Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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