Zip Code 88203 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRoswell
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chaves
Area Code575
Current Population:31561
Racial Majority: 32.27%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 77.1%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$30354
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37360
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time16.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range3458 - 4403 ft.
Area268 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.20187500, -104.66818600

Zip Code 88203 Description

Zip Code 88203 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 88203 is primarily located in Chaves County. The official US Postal Service name for 88203 is ROSWELL, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 88203 are contained within or border the city limits of Roswell, NM, . The area code for zip code 88203 is 575. 88203 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 88203 is 6.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 88203 is while the majority ethnicity attending 88203 public schools is Hispanic. 95.9% of students in 88203 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9973 32.27% 10574 -6%
 Black Or African American 852 2.76% 728 +17%
 Hispanic 19385 62.72% 19554 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 282 0.91% 210 +34%
 Asian 170 0.55% 106 +60%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.01% 5 -20%
 Other Race 81 0.04% 81 -84%
 Two Or More Races 303 0.74% 303 -24%

Zip Code 88203 Race/Ethnicity

 White 19.7%
 Black Or African American 2.8%
 Hispanic 77.1%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.1%

Zip Code 88203 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population315610
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households10991
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
95.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
84.6%
Median Household Income$30354
Income Under $50K Per Year72.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.80%
88203 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 2Xochitl Torres SmallDemocrat
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88203 New Mexico State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
54James G. TownsendRepublican
58Candy EzzellRepublican
59Greg NibertRepublican
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88203 New Mexico State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
27Stuart IngleRepublican
32Cliff PirtleRepublican
33William BurtRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$152265
Average Real Estate Sale Price$39051
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.5%
88201 - Roswell
88230 - Dexter
Roswell, NM
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 25j - Shinnery Sands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 88203 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24283543526064635645332544
Avg Max Temp (°F)56627078869495938676645776
Avg Precip (In.).42.45.37.591.631.962.262.652.531.33.65.6115.46
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Roswell, NM
CBSA Type88203
CBSA Population64132
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours