Melrose, NM 88124 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88124: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melrose, NM 88124

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • Single Family Addresses: 355
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Curry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.432, Longitude -103.628
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 88124 has segments in 3 Counties (Curry, Quay, Roosevelt).

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Melrose, NM 88124 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,220
Daytime Population: Workers 400
Daytime Population: Residents 702
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,102
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 1,220
Population in Familes 997
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $36,172
Average Household Income $52,681
Per Capita Income $23,188


Total Housing Units 659 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 404 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $91,736
Average Home Value $122,958


Total Households 537
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 351
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 2.29% 1.6%
Households 2.22% 1.55%
Families 1.86% 1.33%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Melrose, NM 88124 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88124 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 # 153 54th
Population Density # 212 36th
Diversity Index # 268 19th
Median Household Income # 194 42nd
Per Capita Income # 149 55th

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