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88230 is the zip code for

Dexter, NM

Also in this location:
Midway, NM

Total population
5,179
Housing units
1,934
Land area
(sq. miles)
246.16
Density
(people per sq. mile)
21.04
Water area
(sq. miles)
1.05

Demographic data for zip code 88230

Gender:

Male
2,671
Female
2,508
Median age
Male
34.30
Female
34.90
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,690
Family households
1,315
Nonfamily households
375
Average household size
3.06
Average family size
3.51
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,934
Occupied housing units
1,690
Owner-occupied
1,310
Renter-occupied
380
Vacant housing units
244
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
400
5 to 9 years
429
10 to 14 years
470
15 to 19 years
458
20 to 24 years
303
25 to 34 years
556
35 to 44 years
699
45 to 54 years
723
55 to 59 years
327
60 to 64 years
238
65 to 74 years
324
75 to 84 years
202
85 years and over
50
Median age
34.60
Age

Race:

White
1,705
Hispanic or Latino
3,377
Black or African American
17
Asian
11
American Indian & Alaska Native
41
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
5
Two or More Races
23
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 88230

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
3,688
Civilian labor force
2,247
Employed
2,171
Unemployed
76
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,441
Percent Unemployed
3.4%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
2,146
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,742
Carpooled
256
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
23
Other means
15
Worked at home
110
Mean travel time
27.2 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,171
Management / business / science / arts
443
Service
403
Sales / office
290
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
691
Production / transportation / material moving
344
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,171
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
636
Construction
203
Manufacturing
102
Wholesale trade
40
Retail trade
177
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
127
Information
81
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
31
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
7
Educational services / health care / social assistance
488
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
113
Public administration
93
Other services
73
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,171
Private wage & salary workers
1,677
Government workers
355
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
123
Unpaid family workers
16
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,630
Less than $10,000
115
$10,000 to $14,999
117
$15,000 to $24,999
136
$25,000 to $34,999
265
$35,000 to $49,999
392
$50,000 to $74,999
308
$75,000 to $99,999
220
$100,000 to $149,999
58
$150,000 to $199,999
12
$200,000 or more
7
Median household income
$41,191
Mean household income
$47,891
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
17.4%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 88230

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Dexter Elementary
P.o. Box 159
(505) 000-000051028814.6
Dexter High
P.o. Box 159
(505) 000-000035218813.2
Dexter Middle
P.o. Box 159
(505) 000-000025314213.8

Public libraries around Dexter, NM

NameAddress
Eunice Public Library
10th St. & Avenue N.
Eunice, NM 88231

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 88230

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Artesia General Hospital702 North 13th Street
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 748-333320
Carlsbad Medical Center
2430 West Pierce Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 887-4100114
Eastern New Mexico Med Center
405 West Country Club Road
Roswell, NM 88201
(505) 622-8170149
Lea Regional Medical Center5419 North Lovington Highway
Hobbs, NM 88240
(505) 392-6581250
New Mexico Rehabilitation Ctr31 Gail Harris Avenue
Roswell, NM 88201
(505) 347-340035
Nor-Lea General Hospital
1600 North Main Avenue
Lovington, NM 88260
(505) 396-661133

Crime rates


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