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ZIP Code 88301

Post Office City:Carrizozo, NM (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Mountain (4:37pm)
Area code: 505 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -105.9
ZIP (~33 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 88301

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 88301. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 88301 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:
Carrizozo, NM
Acceptable:
Ancho, Duran, Oscuro, White Oaks
Unacceptable:
Jicarilla

Stats and Demographics for the 88301 ZIP Code

ZIP code 88301 is located in central 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 88301 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 88301 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,386
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 859
Median Home Value $84,000
Land Area 879.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 616
Median Household Income $28,897

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 53


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5271744
5-9422163
10-14282452
15-19463884
20-24422567
25-29431760
30-34372663
35-39253257
40-44404181
45-496942111
50-545463117
55-597861139
60-646862130
65-695957116
70-74323971
75-79312051
80-8492635
85 Plus212445

Gender

 Male 751 54%
 Female 635 46%
Gender

Race

 White 1,144 82.5%
 Black Or African American 8 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 1.9%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 160 11.5%
 Two Or More Races 48 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2410818
25-34271643
35-44481361
45-549924123
55-6412628154
65-7410513118
75-84551166
85 Plus27633

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 270 44%
 Single Guardian 87 14%
 Singles 233 38%
 Singles With Roommate 26 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 500 81%
 Households with Kids 116 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1426
2549
3628
45611
510313
69817
7369
810313
910111
10549
11538
124610
137613
147512
1571118
169716
1714822
186713
1910515
20639

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 88301 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 88301 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 88301 real estate data, the median home value of $84,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 88301 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 88301 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 88301 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,270 92%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 98 7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 18 1%
 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 211 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 286 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 119 14%
 Households Vacant 243 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 17 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 126 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 24%
 2 Bedroom 40 51%
 3+ Bedroom 19 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 $28,897 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 88301 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. Most commuters in 88301 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Carrizozo, NM incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 281 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 417 35%
 No Earnings 507 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 281 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 417 35%
 No Earnings 507 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 485 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 3%
 Worked at Home 26 5%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 129 13%
 High School Graduate 599 62%
 Associate's degree 85 9%
 Bachelor's degree 115 12%
 Master's degree 27 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 17 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 86 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 88301

ZIP Code 88301 is in the Carrizozo Municipal School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 88301.

Carrizozo Elementary
800 D Ave
Carrizozo, NM 88301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carrizozo Municipal School District
Carrizozo Middle School
800 D Ave
Carrizozo, NM 88301
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carrizozo Municipal School District
Carrizozo High School
800 D Ave
Carrizozo, NM 88301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carrizozo Municipal School District

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