88301 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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ZIP Code 88301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carrizozo, NM 88301

Acceptable Alternative
Ancho, NM 88301
Duran, NM 88301
Oscuro, NM 88301
White Oaks, NM 88301

Not Acceptable, USPS
Jicarilla, NM 88301

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.643, Longitude -105.879
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 88301 has segments in 2 Counties (Lincoln, Torrance).

  • Businesses Addresses: 69
  • PO Box Addresses: 597
  • Residential Addresses: 105
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 105

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: October 1, 2022, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


Carrizozo, NM 88301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,320 (100%)
Population in Households 1,240 (93.9%)
Population in Families 918 (69.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 80 ( 6.1%)
Population Density 1
Diversity Index2 74


Median Household Income $32,809
Average Household Income $51,354
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $23,766
Wealth Index5 39


Total HU (Housing Units) 772 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $120,153
Average Home Value $158,172
Housing Affordability Index3 139


Total Households 600
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 336
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 -0.37% -0.21%
Households -0.07% -0.10%
Families   -0.24%
Median Household Income   4.41%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.08%

Carrizozo, NM 88301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88301 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 # 143 60th
Population Density # 280 22nd
Median Household Income # 280 21st
Housing Affordability Index # 222 63rd
Per Capita Income # 226 37th
Diversity Index # 193 46th

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