Zip Code 88231 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEunice
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lea
Area Code575
Current Population:3238
Racial Majority: 51.81%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 59.6%
Unemployment Rate:10.3%
Median Household Income$36574
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time17.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range3311 - 3632 ft.
Area236 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.44750500, -103.21911500

Zip Code 88231 Description

Zip Code 88231 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 88231 is primarily located in Lea County. The official US Postal Service name for 88231 is EUNICE, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 88231 are contained within or border the city limits of Eunice, NM, . The area code for zip code 88231 is 575. 88231 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 88231 is 10.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 9.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 88231 increased to 3238 from 2922 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 88231 is while the majority ethnicity attending 88231 public schools is Hispanic. 58.5% of students in 88231 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1705 51.81% 1686 +1%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 30 -100%
 Hispanic 1544 46.92% 1476 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.76% 11 +127%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 5 0.21% 5 +40%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.3% 25 -60%

Zip Code 88231 Race/Ethnicity

 White 38.9%
 Black Or African American 1.2%
 Hispanic 59.6%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 88231 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population32382922
Male Population51.20%
Female Population48.80%
Total Households1201
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
58.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$36574
Income Under $50K Per Year65.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.60%
88231 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 2Xochitl Torres SmallDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All New Mexico Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$118000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$76282
Current Unemployment Level 10.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level11.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago14.8%
Eunice, NM
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 25j - Shinnery Sands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 88231 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)27323845556367655948362847
Avg Max Temp (°F)57637179869394928677665877
Avg Precip (In.).46.5.36.631.91.961.992.152.61.26.66.6215.1
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hobbs, NM
CBSA Type88231
CBSA Population60926
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours