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88340 is the zip code for

Mescalero, NM

Also in this location:
Bent, NM

Total population
3,616
Housing units
1,114
Land area
(sq. miles)
718.18
Density
(people per sq. mile)
5.03
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.57

Demographic data for zip code 88340

Gender:

Male
1,751
Female
1,865
Median age
Male
24.30
Female
28.50
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,021
Family households
792
Nonfamily households
229
Average household size
3.50
Average family size
3.96
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,114
Occupied housing units
1,021
Owner-occupied
680
Renter-occupied
341
Vacant housing units
93
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
382
5 to 9 years
384
10 to 14 years
315
15 to 19 years
343
20 to 24 years
292
25 to 34 years
548
35 to 44 years
463
45 to 54 years
427
55 to 59 years
155
60 to 64 years
111
65 to 74 years
128
75 to 84 years
49
85 years and over
19
Median age
26.60
Age

Race:

White
98
Hispanic or Latino
374
Black or African American
10
Asian
3
American Indian & Alaska Native
3,078
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
53
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 88340

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
2,411
Civilian labor force
1,514
Employed
1,196
Unemployed
318
Armed Forces
7
Not in labor force
890
Percent Unemployed
21.0%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,203
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
871
Carpooled
190
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
55
Walked
23
Other means
0
Worked at home
64
Mean travel time
20.0 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,196
Management / business / science / arts
256
Service
424
Sales / office
289
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
138
Production / transportation / material moving
89
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,196
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
59
Construction
62
Manufacturing
5
Wholesale trade
9
Retail trade
80
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
66
Information
6
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
19
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
44
Educational services / health care / social assistance
298
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
370
Public administration
137
Other services
41
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,196
Private wage & salary workers
499
Government workers
637
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
60
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,005
Less than $10,000
207
$10,000 to $14,999
134
$15,000 to $24,999
153
$25,000 to $34,999
167
$35,000 to $49,999
139
$50,000 to $74,999
87
$75,000 to $99,999
90
$100,000 to $149,999
28
$150,000 to $199,999
0
$200,000 or more
0
Median household income
$25,708
Mean household income
$32,821
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
43.8%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 88340

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Mescalero Apache School
210 Central Mescalero Ave. P
(505) 464-4431000.0

Public libraries around Mescalero, NM

NameAddress
Ruidoso Public Library
107 Kansas City Road
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Mescalero Community Library148 Cottonwood Drive
Mescalero, NM 88340

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 88340

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Gerald Champion Medical Ctr2669 North Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(505) 439-610073
Lincoln County Medical Center211 Sudderth Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(505) 257-738136
PHS Indian Hospital
Mescalero, NM 88340
(505) 671-444113

Crime rates


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