Tucumcari, NM 88401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 88401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tucumcari, NM 88401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Quay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.17, Longitude -103.72
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 337
  • PO Box Addresses: 505
  • Residential Addresses: 2,728
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 15
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,713

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

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Tucumcari, NM 88401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,639
Daytime Population: Workers 1,974
Daytime Population: Residents 4,547
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,521
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 6,617
Population in Familes 5,027
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $30,414
Average Household Income $46,530
Per Capita Income $20,873


Total Housing Units 3,881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,950 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,019 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 912 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $65,686
Average Home Value $100,538


Total Households 2,969
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,756
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 -0.74% -0.92%
Households -0.73% -0.91%
Families -1.04% -1.12%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Tucumcari, NM 88401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88401 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 # 69 79th
Population Density # 179 46th
Diversity Index # 156 53rd
Median Household Income # 260 22nd
Per Capita Income # 193 42nd

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