La Mesa, NM 88044 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88044: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Mesa, NM 88044

Not Acceptable, USPS
Santo Tomas, NM 88044

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • Single Family Addresses: 661
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.1, Longitude -106.686
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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La Mesa, NM 88044 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,127
Daytime Population: Workers 496
Daytime Population: Residents 2,314
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,810
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 4,127
Population in Familes 3,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $32,985
Average Household Income $54,282
Per Capita Income $19,177


Total Housing Units 1,681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,106 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 352 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $133,667
Average Home Value $175,068


Total Households 1,458
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 1,078
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 0.0% 0.14%
Households -0.02% 0.12%
Families -0.32% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

La Mesa, NM 88044 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88044 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 # 87 74th
Population Density # 198 40th
Diversity Index # 213 35th
Median Household Income # 240 28th
Per Capita Income # 224 32nd

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