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ZIP Code 88038

Post Office City:Gila, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Grant County
Timezone: Mountain (2:19am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.95, -108.59
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88038

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 88038. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 88038 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:
Gila, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88038 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88038 is located in southwest 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 88038 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88038 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 431
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 257
Median Home Value $150,300
Land Area 384.53 sq mi
Water Area 1.81 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 201
Median Household Income $45,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 53

Under 58311
85 Plus145


 Male 219 51%
 Female 212 49%


 White 388 90.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 27 6.3%
 Two Or More Races 11 2.6%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus314

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 99 49%
 Single Guardian 26 13%
 Singles 66 33%
 Singles With Roommate 10 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 155 77%
 Households with Kids 46 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88038 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88038 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 88038 real estate data, the median home value of $150,300 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 88038. Rentals in 88038 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88038 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Gila, NM house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 431 100%
 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 59 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 89 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 53 21%
 Households Vacant 56 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 24 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $45,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 88038 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. A higher percentage of people in 88038 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 88038 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 112 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 155 42%
 No Earnings 100 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 112 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 155 42%
 No Earnings 100 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 112 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 24 18%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 32 9%
 High School Graduate 242 70%
 Associate's degree 24 7%
 Bachelor's degree 49 14%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 27 48%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 52%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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