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ZIP Code 88012

Primary City:Las Cruces, NM (View All Cities)
County: Dona Ana County
Timezone: Mountain (4:15pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.7, -106.7
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88012

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88012. 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 88012. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88012, 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 88012 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88012 is located in south New Mexico and covers a 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 88012 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88012 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,961
Population Density 71 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,533
Median Home Value $139,700
Land Area 364.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,956
Median Household Income $44,691

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,1101,0932,203
5-91,1021,0302,132
10-141,0901,0732,163
15-191,0591,0152,074
20-249308861,816
25-291,0191,0662,085
30-349409731,913
35-398629601,822
40-446938201,513
45-498028591,661
50-547848681,652
55-596708021,472
60-645795741,153
65-69403468871
70-74302314616
75-79198198396
80-84124135259
85 Plus55105160

Gender

 Male 12,722 49%
 Female 13,239 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,222 74.0%
 Black Or African American 554 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 421 1.6%
 Asian 197 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1%
 Other Race 4,610 17.8%
 Two Or More Races 937 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24190270460
25-341,2016711,872
35-441,3184531,771
45-541,5833191,902
55-641,2882381,526
65-74801110911
75-8438842430
85 Plus671784

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,650 52%
 Single Guardian 1,942 22%
 Singles 1,761 20%
 Singles With Roommate 603 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,031 56%
 Households with Kids 3,925 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1215203418
2240219459
3200226426
4229230459
5252204456
6219215434
7216201417
8225204429
9190206396
10217220437
11228227455
12221197418
13234237471
14190192382
15220223443
16217214431
17204207411
18214170384
19204201405
20181173354

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88012 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88012 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 88012 real estate data, the median home value of $139,700 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 88012. Rentals in 88012 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88012 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,940 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 21 0.1%
 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 5,118 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,718 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,120 22%
 Households Vacant 577 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 112 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 136 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 237 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 131 6.2%
 2 Bedroom 465 22.0%
 3+ Bedroom 1,510 71.4%
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 $44,691 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88012 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 88012 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 8,162 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,741 20%
 No Earnings 7,091 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 8,162 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,741 20%
 No Earnings 7,091 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,308 96.5%
 Public transportation 7 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.0%
 Worked at Home 349 3.3%
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 1,221 16%
 High School Graduate 4,051 53%
 Associate's degree 512 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,378 18%
 Master's degree 357 5%
 Professional school degree 75 1%
 Doctorate degree 81 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,540 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 254 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 937 13.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88012

ZIP Code 88012 is in the Las Cruces Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88012.

Sunrise Elementary
5300 Holman Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Cesar Chavez Elementary
5250 Holman Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Monte Vista Elementary
4675 Peachtree Hills
Las Cruces, NM 88012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Early College High School
3400 South Espina St
Las Cruces, NM 88012
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools

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