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: 616
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,920
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 160
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,760

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

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  1. 88061 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 88061 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Silver City, NM 88061 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,650
Population in Households 19,228
Population in Familes 14,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 422
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $40,710
Average Household Income $57,936
Per Capita Income $25,324


Total Housing Units 9,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,510 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,926 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,213 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $168,955
Average Home Value $203,743


Total Households 8,436
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 5,143
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.76% 0.41%
Households 0.77% 0.41%
Families 0.47% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

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

The table below compares 88061 to the other 340 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 36 90th
Population Density # 143 58th
Diversity Index # 174 49th
Median Household Income # 143 58th
Per Capita Income # 128 63rd

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