Santa Teresa, NM 88008 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88008: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Teresa, NM 88008

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 251
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,348
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 320
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.861, Longitude -106.642
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Santa Teresa, NM 88008 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,121
Population in Households 7,121
Population in Familes 6,246
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 188
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 2,422
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 1,830
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,501 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 921 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $180,540
Average Home Value $209,727


Median Household Income $42,606
Average Household Income $58,425
Per Capita Income $19,872
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.41% 2.2%
Households 3.1% 2.08%
Families 2.82% 1.9%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Santa Teresa, NM 88008 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88008 to the other 329 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 68 80th
Population Density1 # 56 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 249 25th
Median Household Income # 115 65th
Per Capita Income # 206 38th

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