Roswell, NM 88203 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88203: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Roswell, NM 88203

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chaves County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.397, Longitude -104.522
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 645
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,991
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 717
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,274

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

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  1. 88203 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 88203 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Roswell, NM 88203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31,261
Population in Households 30,593
Population in Familes 25,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 668
Population Density2 72
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $35,968
Average Household Income $47,084
Per Capita Income $16,539


Total Housing Units 12,402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,883 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,800 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,719 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $91,352
Average Home Value $117,460


Total Households 10,683
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 7,450
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 -0.02% -0.2%
Households -0.24% -0.32%
Families -0.49% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Roswell, NM 88203 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88203 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 # 23 94th
Population Density # 78 77th
Diversity Index # 26 92nd
Median Household Income # 208 39th
Per Capita Income # 278 19th

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