Capitan, NM 88316 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88316: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Capitan, NM 88316

Acceptable Alternative
Angus, NM 88316

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 82
  • Single Family Addresses: 158
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.545, Longitude -105.579
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Capitan, NM 88316 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,290
Daytime Population: Workers 573
Daytime Population: Residents 1,383
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,956
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 2,290
Population in Familes 1,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $42,696
Average Household Income $56,158
Per Capita Income $24,376


Total Housing Units 1,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 822 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 484 (32.7%)
Median Home Value $166,296
Average Home Value $225,912


Total Households 994
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 640
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 -1.34% -1.24%
Households -1.31% -1.24%
Families -1.59% -1.41%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Capitan, NM 88316 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88316 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 # 118 65th
Population Density # 246 26th
Diversity Index # 254 23rd
Median Household Income # 116 65th
Per Capita Income # 133 60th

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