Las Cruces, NM 88005 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88005: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Las Cruces, NM 88005

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.323, Longitude -106.805
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,026
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,879
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 210
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,669

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

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Las Cruces, NM 88005 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,803
Daytime Population: Workers 17,088
Daytime Population: Residents 15,511
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,599
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 27,059
Population in Familes 20,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,744
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $40,225
Average Household Income $56,924
Per Capita Income $22,985


Total Housing Units 12,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,067 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,122 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,174 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $165,292
Average Home Value $194,050


Total Households 11,189
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 6,924
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 -0.02% 0.11%
Households -0.03% 0.11%
Families -0.44% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Las Cruces, NM 88005 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88005 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 # 26 92nd
Population Density # 89 73rd
Diversity Index # 117 65th
Median Household Income # 146 56th
Per Capita Income # 153 54th

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