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ZIP Code 88005

Primary City:Las Cruces, NM (View All Cities)
County: Dona Ana County
Timezone: Mountain (10:46am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.3, -106.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88005

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88005. 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 88005. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88005, 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:
Las Cruces, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88005 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88005 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 88005 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88005 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,116
Population Density 552 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,467
Median Home Value $157,000
Land Area 49.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,692
Median Household Income $42,744

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8148338911,0211,1551,002799731729892949876753621508380302177
Female8458108459031,0298927617028159851,027885833665562459354311
Total1,6591,6431,7361,9242,1841,8941,5601,4331,5441,8771,9761,7611,5861,2861,070839656488

Gender

 Male 13,433 50%
 Female 13,683 50%
Gender

Race

 White 21,059 77.7%
 Black Or African American 428 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 453 1.7%
 Asian 193 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 4,065 15.0%
 Two Or More Races 897 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1475959341,4961,5781,211845263
Renter53986957963542931018676
Total6861,4641,5132,1312,0071,5211,031339

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,566 43%
 Single Guardian 2,212 21%
 Singles 3,174 30%
 Singles With Roommate 740 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,399 69%
 Households with Kids 3,293 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male144155172166174178157163161176175167191182185185215218218211
Female179144190170152170164173151181173147155189157193200160193177
Total323299362336326348321336312357348314346371342378415378411388

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88005 has a small 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 88005 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 88005 real estate data, the median home value of $157,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 88005. Rentals in 88005 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88005 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,918 95.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 811 3.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 47 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 17 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 323 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,436 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,633 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,623 32%
 Households Vacant 775 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 294 37.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.3%
 For Sale Only 144 18.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 10.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 225 29.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 142 4%
 1 Bedroom 760 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,307 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,309 37%
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 $42,744 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88005 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 88005 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 8,508 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,334 31%
 No Earnings 7,840 33%
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 8,508 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,334 31%
 No Earnings 7,840 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,998 92.7%
 Public transportation 56 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 486 3.8%
 Worked at Home 365 2.8%
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 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 1,901 20%
 High School Graduate 4,122 43%
 Associate's degree 521 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,549 16%
 Master's degree 957 10%
 Professional school degree 287 3%
 Doctorate degree 202 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,521 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 269 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 754 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88005

ZIP Code 88005 is in the Las Cruces Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88005.

Vista Middle School
4465 Elks Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Central Elementary
150 North Alameda Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Dona Ana Elementary
5551 Camino De Flores
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Fairacres Elementary
4501 West Picacho Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Jornada Elementary
3400 Elks Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Picacho Middle School
1040 North Motel Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
East Picacho Elementary
4450 North Valley Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Columbia Elementary
4555 Elks Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Tombaugh Elementary
226 Carver Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Alma D'Arte Charter
402 West Court Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alma D'Arte Charter School District
Las Cruces Catholic School
1331 N Miranda St
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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