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
  • County: Dona Ana County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.103, Longitude -106.652
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • PO Box Addresses: 764
  • Residential Addresses: 353
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 353

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

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Mesquite, NM 88048 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,838
Daytime Population: Workers 364
Daytime Population: Residents 2,416
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,780
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 3,838
Population in Familes 3,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $25,415
Average Household Income $35,683
Per Capita Income $10,162


Total Housing Units 1,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 810 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 283 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $70,817
Average Home Value $112,469


Total Households 1,093
Average Household Size 3.51
Family Households 893
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.22% 0.32%
Households 0.22% 0.29%
Families 0.03% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Mesquite, NM 88048 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88048 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 # 91 73rd
Population Density # 126 62nd
Diversity Index # 196 41st
Median Household Income # 300 9th
Per Capita Income # 308 7th

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