Lovington, NM 88260 ZIP Code Profile

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Buckeye, NM | Lovington, NM

ZIP Code 88260: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lovington, NM 88260

Not Acceptable, USPS
Buckeye, NM 88260

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lea County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.931, Longitude -103.313
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 589
  • PO Box Addresses: 752
  • Residential Addresses: 4,913
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 135
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,778

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 88260 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 88260 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. New Mexico Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. New Mexico Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Lovington, NM 88260 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 15,933
Population in Households 15,596
Population in Familes 13,629
Population in Group Qrtrs 337
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $52,435
Average Household Income $64,248
Per Capita Income $21,040


Total Housing Units 5,776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,595 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,613 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 568 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $143,693
Average Home Value $145,668


Total Households 5,208
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 3,917
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.02% 0.89%
Households 0.89% 0.82%
Families 0.66% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.24%

Lovington, NM 88260 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88260 to the other 351 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 45 87th
Population Density # 157 56th
Diversity Index # 52 86th
Median Household Income # 65 82nd
Per Capita Income # 198 44th

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