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88253 is the zip code for

Lake Arthur, NM

Total population
935
Housing units
389
Land area
(sq. miles)
189.57
Density
(people per sq. mile)
4.93
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.62

Demographic data for zip code 88253

Gender:

Male
470
Female
465
Median age
Male
36.80
Female
34.80
Gender

Households:

Total households
329
Family households
240
Nonfamily households
89
Average household size
2.84
Average family size
3.38
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
389
Occupied housing units
329
Owner-occupied
217
Renter-occupied
112
Vacant housing units
60
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
52
5 to 9 years
86
10 to 14 years
90
15 to 19 years
72
20 to 24 years
40
25 to 34 years
117
35 to 44 years
118
45 to 54 years
158
55 to 59 years
58
60 to 64 years
46
65 to 74 years
53
75 to 84 years
37
85 years and over
8
Median age
36.20
Age

Race:

White
405
Hispanic or Latino
508
Black or African American
5
Asian
0
American Indian & Alaska Native
1
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
16
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 88253

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
648
Civilian labor force
455
Employed
433
Unemployed
22
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
193
Percent Unemployed
4.8%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
423
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
241
Carpooled
88
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
36
Other means
0
Worked at home
58
Mean travel time
21.9 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
433
Management / business / science / arts
115
Service
50
Sales / office
89
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
140
Production / transportation / material moving
39
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
433
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
167
Construction
20
Manufacturing
14
Wholesale trade
3
Retail trade
22
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
46
Information
3
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
0
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
31
Educational services / health care / social assistance
59
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
12
Public administration
44
Other services
12
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
433
Private wage & salary workers
256
Government workers
103
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
74
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
275
Less than $10,000
13
$10,000 to $14,999
3
$15,000 to $24,999
66
$25,000 to $34,999
12
$35,000 to $49,999
29
$50,000 to $74,999
61
$75,000 to $99,999
43
$100,000 to $149,999
27
$150,000 to $199,999
12
$200,000 or more
9
Median household income
$52,417
Mean household income
$71,699
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
23.5%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 88253

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Lake Arthur Elem
P.o. Box 98
(505) 000-000074287.8
Lake Arthur High
P.o. Box 98
(505) 000-0000502410.0
Lake Arthur Middle
P.o. Box 98
(505) 000-0000382312.7

Public libraries around Lake Arthur, NM

NameAddress
Woolworth Community Library
3rd And Utah St.
Jal, NM 88252

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 88253

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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New Mexico

New Mexico, Land of Enchantment, NM; a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border

New Mexico is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, it has also has been part of the Imperial Spanish viceroyalty of New Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory. Among U.S. states, New Mexico has the highest percentage of Hispanics at 43%, comprising both recent immigrants and descendants of Spanish colonists. It also has the third-highest percentage of Native Americans after Alaska and Oklahoma, and the fifth-highest total number of Native Americans after California, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Texas. The tribes represented in the state consist of mostly Navajo and Pueblo peoples. As a result, the demographics and culture of the state are unique for their strong Spanish, Mexican, and Native American cultural influences. The climate of the state is highly arid and its territory is mostly covered by mountains and desert. At a population density of 15 per square mile, New Mexico is the sixth most sparsely inhabited U.S. state.


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