Mesquite, NM 88048 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88048: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mesquite, NM 88048

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • Single Family Addresses: 353
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.103, Longitude -106.652
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mesquite, NM 88048 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,127
Population in Households 4,127
Population in Familes 3,756
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 1,184
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 968
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 862 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 322 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $63,191
Average Home Value $105,974


Median Household Income $25,000
Average Household Income $34,424
Per Capita Income $9,876
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 0.82%
Households 1.26% 0.86%
Families 1.05% 0.73%
Median Household Income   -0.53%
Per Capita Income   0.79%
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.

Mesquite, NM 88048 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88048 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 # 85 74th
Population Density1 # 125 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 196 41st
Median Household Income # 305 8th
Per Capita Income # 310 6th

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