Silver City, NM 88061 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 88061: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Silver City, NM 88061

Not Acceptable, USPS
Arenas Valley, NM 88061
Gila Cliff Dwellings Nationa, NM 88061
Little Walnut Village, NM 88061
Mangas Springs, NM 88061

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Grant County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.776, Longitude -108.265
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 623
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,002
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 159
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,843

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

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Silver City, NM 88061 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,939
Daytime Population: Workers 8,858
Daytime Population: Residents 11,539
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,397
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 18,516
Population in Familes 14,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 423
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $40,856
Average Household Income $56,923
Per Capita Income $24,979


Total Housing Units 9,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,567 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,588 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,576 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $169,636
Average Home Value $197,584


Total Households 8,155
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,998
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 0.13% -0.27%
Households 0.17% -0.25%
Families -0.11% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Silver City, NM 88061 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88061 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 # 38 89th
Population Density # 148 55th
Diversity Index # 173 48th
Median Household Income # 137 59th
Per Capita Income # 118 65th

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