88210 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Artesia, NM | Atoka, NM

ZIP Code 88210: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Artesia, NM 88210

Not Acceptable, USPS
Atoka, NM 88210

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Eddy County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.835, Longitude -104.414
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 471
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,809
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 440
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,369

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: April 1, 2023, Maps updated: February 3, 2023.


Artesia, NM 88210 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 19,267 (100%)
Population in Households 19,084 (99.1%)
Population in Families 15,903 (82.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 183 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 19
Diversity Index2 80


Median Household Income $70,893
Average Household Income $100,228
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $36,933
Wealth Index5 97


Total HU (Housing Units) 8,000 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,693 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,411 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 895 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $198,150
Average Home Value $238,863
Housing Affordability Index3 178


Total Households 7,105
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 4,961
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 1.35% 0.69%
Households 1.25% 0.63%
Families   0.56%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   2.90%
Owner Occupied HU   0.94%

Artesia, NM 88210 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88210 to the other 355 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 34 91st
Population Density # 138 61st
Median Household Income # 42 88th
Housing Affordability Index # 277 78th
Per Capita Income # 59 84th
Diversity Index # 81 77th

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