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ZIP Code 88046

Post Office City:Mesilla, NM (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Las Cruces
County: Doņa Ana County
Timezone: Mountain (8:50am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.273, -106.792
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88046

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Primary/preferred city:
Mesilla, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88046 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88046 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 88046 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88046 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 697
Population Density 292 people per sq mi
Housing Units 371
Median Home Value $160,800
Land Area 2.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 336
Median Household Income $35,380

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 57916
85 Plus6814


 Male 346 50%
 Female 351 50%


 White 654 93.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.9%
 Asian 6 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 14 2.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus11112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 119 35%
 Single Guardian 50 15%
 Singles 129 38%
 Singles With Roommate 38 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 278 83%
 Households with Kids 58 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88046 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88046 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 88046 real estate data, the median home value of $160,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 88046 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88046 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 697 100%
 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 79 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 105 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 152 41%
 Households Vacant 35 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 41 21%
 1 Bedroom 53 27%
 2 Bedroom 102 52%
 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 $35,380 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 88046 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. The commute in 88046 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.

For more information, see Mesilla, NM commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 239 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 140 21%
 No Earnings 274 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 239 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 140 21%
 No Earnings 274 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 275 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 12%
 Worked at Home 23 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 51 8%
 High School Graduate 265 43%
 Associate's degree 25 4%
 Bachelor's degree 159 26%
 Master's degree 83 13%
 Professional school degree 35 6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 72 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88046

ZIP Code 88046 is in the Las Cruces Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88046.

Rio Grande Preparatory Institute
Us Hwy 28
Mesilla, NM 88046
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools

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