Loving, NM 88256 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88256: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Loving, NM 88256

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Eddy County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.283, Longitude -104.097
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • PO Box Addresses: 648
  • Residential Addresses: 125
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 125

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

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Loving, NM 88256 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,267
Daytime Population: Workers 649
Daytime Population: Residents 1,490
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,139
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 2,267
Population in Familes 1,971
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $42,952
Average Household Income $57,995
Per Capita Income $19,954


Total Housing Units 877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 596 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $71,382
Average Home Value $97,190


Total Households 780
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 588
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 1.17% 1.05%
Households 1.19% 1.05%
Families 0.98% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Loving, NM 88256 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88256 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 # 120 64th
Population Density # 205 38th
Diversity Index # 73 78th
Median Household Income # 113 66th
Per Capita Income # 209 37th

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