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ZIP Code 88047

Primary City:Mesilla Park, NM (View All Cities)
County: Dona Ana County
Timezone: Mountain (11:40am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.21, -106.71
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88047

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88047. 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 88047. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88047, 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:
Mesilla Park, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88047 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88047 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 88047 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88047 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,967
Population Density 270 people per sq mi
Housing Units 764
Median Home Value $153,700
Land Area 7.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 671
Median Household Income $24,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58283165
5-97168139
10-147975154
15-199891189
20-246775142
25-295857115
30-346450114
35-395157108
40-445572127
45-496774141
50-546981150
55-596064124
60-646043103
65-69322355
70-74313566
75-7916925
80-84132033
85 Plus10717

Gender

 Male 983 50%
 Female 984 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,336 67.9%
 Black Or African American 10 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.5%
 Asian 7 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 565 28.7%
 Two Or More Races 38 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24191938
25-34633194
35-4410124125
45-5413321154
55-6411617133
65-74641175
75-8434640
85 Plus10212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 345 51%
 Single Guardian 166 25%
 Singles 134 20%
 Singles With Roommate 26 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 389 58%
 Households with Kids 282 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1121527
2181533
3111627
4221739
5151631
616925
7151530
8111728
9141125
10111122
11141529
12161733
13221537
14161733
15191231
16231841
17172138
18202444
19191635
20232043

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88047 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88047 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 88047 real estate data, the median home value of $153,700 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 88047. Rentals in 88047 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88047 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,967 100%
 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 299 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 241 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 131 17%
 Households Vacant 93 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 4 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 78%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 159 76%
 3+ Bedroom 50 24%
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 $24,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 88047 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 88047 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 88047 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 472 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 464 37%
 No Earnings 330 26%
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 472 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 464 37%
 No Earnings 330 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 645 86%
 Public transportation 27 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 80 11%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 59 14%
 High School Graduate 268 66%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 48 12%
 Master's degree 11 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 22 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 409 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88047

ZIP Code 88047 is in the Las Cruces Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88047.

Mesilla Park Elementary
955 West Union Ave
Mesilla Park, NM 88047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools
Mesilla Valley Alternative Middle School
400 West Bell
Mesilla Park, NM 88047
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Las Cruces Public Schools

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