Alto, NM 88312 ZIP Code Profile

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Alto, NM | Sierra Vista, NM

ZIP Code 88312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alto, NM 88312

Not Acceptable, USPS
Sierra Vista, NM 88312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.394, Longitude -105.667
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 75
  • PO Box Addresses: 571
  • Residential Addresses: 1,209
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,209

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

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  1. 88312 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 88312 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Alto, NM 88312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,492
Population in Households 2,492
Population in Familes 2,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $43,168
Average Household Income $71,833
Per Capita Income $33,408


Total Housing Units 2,688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,006 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,529 (56.9%)
Median Home Value $285,625
Average Home Value $404,871


Total Households 1,159
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 822
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.21% 0.1%
Households 0.24% 0.03%
Families 0.03% -0.07%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Alto, NM 88312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88312 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 # 115 66th
Population Density # 107 69th
Diversity Index # 286 16th
Median Household Income # 122 64th
Per Capita Income # 40 89th

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