Zip Code 88250 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHope
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chaves
Secondary County: Eddy
Area Code575
Current Population:270
Racial Majority: 65.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$47370
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49590
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time17.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range3898 - 6546 ft.
Area402 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.83058000, -105.01059600

Zip Code 88250 Description

Zip Code 88250 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 88250 is primarily located in Chaves County. Portions of 88250 are also located in Eddy County. The official US Postal Service name for 88250 is HOPE, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 88250 are contained within or border the city limits of Hope, NM, . The area code for zip code 88250 is 575. 88250 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 88250 is 4.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 88250 decreased to 270 from 276 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 88250 is while the majority ethnicity attending 88250 public schools is White. 20.7% of students in 88250 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 104 65.82% 186 -44%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 41 25.95% 75 -45%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 8.23% 4 +225%

Zip Code 88250 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.7%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 6.9%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3.4%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 88250 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population270276
Male Population53.70%
Female Population46.30%
Total Households113
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47370
Income Under $50K Per Year52.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.30%
88250 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$267106
Average Real Estate Sale Price$147803
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 24a - Chihuahuan Basins and Playas
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 88250 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27303541505963625545332744
Avg Max Temp (°F)57637077859292908576655876
Avg Precip (In.).
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Carlsbad-Artesia, NM
CBSA Type88250
CBSA Population52750
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours