Mescalero, NM 88340 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88340: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mescalero, NM 88340

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mescalero Apache Indian Rese, NM 88340

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Otero County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.266, Longitude -105.727
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • PO Box Addresses: 480
  • Residential Addresses: 594
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 594

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

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Mescalero, NM 88340 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,483
Daytime Population: Workers 2,906
Daytime Population: Residents 2,207
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,113
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.47
Population in Households 3,440
Population in Familes 2,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $24,786
Average Household Income $36,146
Per Capita Income $10,450


Total Housing Units 1,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 635 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 347 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $89,599
Average Home Value $121,614


Total Households 982
Average Household Size 3.5
Family Households 748
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.57% -0.67%
Households -0.6% -0.7%
Families -0.84% -0.84%
Median Household Income   -0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Mescalero, NM 88340 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88340 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 # 96 71st
Population Density # 191 42nd
Diversity Index # 298 10th
Median Household Income # 305 8th
Per Capita Income # 307 7th

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