Las Cruces, NM 88012 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88012: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Las Cruces, NM 88012

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 109
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,128
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 142
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.408, Longitude -106.708
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Las Cruces, NM 88012 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,174
Daytime Population: Workers 2,442
Daytime Population: Residents 16,248
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,690
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 28,153
Population in Familes 23,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $44,656
Average Household Income $55,641
Per Capita Income $19,116


Total Housing Units 10,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,268 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,403 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 828 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $151,655
Average Home Value $160,973


Total Households 9,671
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 6,932
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 1.22% 1.02%
Households 1.16% 0.99%
Families 0.83% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Las Cruces, NM 88012 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88012 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 # 27 92nd
Population Density # 106 68th
Diversity Index # 92 73rd
Median Household Income # 97 71st
Per Capita Income # 226 32nd

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