Las Cruces, NM 88001 ZIP Code Profile

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Las Cruces, NM | Tortugas, NM

ZIP Code 88001: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Las Cruces, NM 88001

Not Acceptable, USPS
Tortugas, NM 88001

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.318, Longitude -106.744
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,294
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,462
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 871
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,591

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Las Cruces, NM 88001 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,581
Daytime Population: Workers 17,825
Daytime Population: Residents 19,859
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,684
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 33,455
Population in Familes 23,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density2 3,452
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $28,536
Average Household Income $40,811
Per Capita Income $16,665


Total Housing Units 15,239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,853 (38.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,802 (51.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,584 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $113,517
Average Home Value $124,962


Total Households 13,655
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 7,539
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 -0.37% -0.08%
Households -0.42% -0.12%
Families -0.84% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Las Cruces, NM 88001 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88001 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 # 21 94th
Population Density # 9 98th
Diversity Index # 79 76th
Median Household Income # 285 14th
Per Capita Income # 268 19th

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