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ZIP Code 88124

Primary City:Melrose, NM (View All Cities)
County: Curry County
Timezone: Mountain (2:50am)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -103.6
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88124

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 88124. 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 88124. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 88124, 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:
Melrose, NM

Stats and Demographics for the 88124 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88124 is located in east New Mexico and covers an extremely 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 88124 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88124 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,165
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 637
Median Home Value $76,700
Land Area 846.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 509
Median Household Income $33,889

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5393069
5-9363066
10-14403272
15-19433982
20-24322355
25-29352156
30-34212748
35-39374582
40-44212950
45-49464187
50-545151102
55-59484694
60-64434184
65-69283664
70-74272451
75-79202545
80-84151530
85 Plus91928

Gender

 Male 591 51%
 Female 574 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,040 89.3%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 1.3%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 72 6.2%
 Two Or More Races 33 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2481119
25-34272249
35-44472673
45-547733110
55-649413107
65-7470979
75-84421254
85 Plus16218

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 270 53%
 Single Guardian 69 14%
 Singles 151 30%
 Singles With Roommate 19 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 367 72%
 Households with Kids 142 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19514
213316
391120
4246
512820
6358
76511
87714
98513
107815
1112719
126814
13268
1413316
159918
1613922
1710717
186410
1951015
206612

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88124 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88124 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 88124 real estate data, the median home value of $76,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88124 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88124 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88124 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,165 100%
 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 169 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 212 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 128 20%
 Households Vacant 128 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 2%
 2 Bedroom 72 46%
 3+ Bedroom 80 52%
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 $33,889 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 88124 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 88124 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 327 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 150 18%
 No Earnings 340 42%
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 327 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 150 18%
 No Earnings 340 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 377 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 5%
 Worked at Home 18 4%
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 58 17%
 High School Graduate 187 54%
 Associate's degree 36 10%
 Bachelor's degree 49 14%
 Master's degree 16 5%
 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 221 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88124

ZIP Code 88124 is in the Melrose Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88124.

Melrose Elementary
100 East Missouri
Melrose, NM 88124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melrose Public Schools
Melrose High School
100 Missouri Ave
Melrose, NM 88124
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Melrose Public Schools
Melrose Junior
100 Missouri Ave
Melrose, NM 88124
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Melrose Public Schools

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