Las Cruces, NM 88003 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88003: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Las Cruces, NM 88003

Not Acceptable, USPS
University Park, NM 88003

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.28, Longitude -106.76
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Las Cruces, NM 88003 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,166
Daytime Population: Workers 9,066
Daytime Population: Residents 2,450
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,516
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.64
Population in Households 1,370
Population in Familes 505
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,796
Population Density2 1,521
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $10,394
Average Household Income $12,924
Per Capita Income $6,438


Total Housing Units 871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9 ( 1.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 756 (86.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $475,000
Average Home Value $583,333


Total Households 765
Average Household Size 1.79
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.05% 0.01%
Households -0.14% 0.0%
Families -1.22% -0.83%
Median Household Income   -0.11%
Per Capita Income   0.51%

Las Cruces, NM 88003 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88003 to the other 330 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 103 69th
Population Density # 18 95th
Diversity Index # 41 88th
Median Household Income # 317 4th
Per Capita Income # 317 4th

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