Zip Code 88252 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameJal
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lea
Area Code575
Current Population:2160
Racial Majority: 47.45%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 66.7%
Unemployment Rate:7.0%
Median Household Income$36462
Average Adjusted Gross Income$92640
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time15.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range2923 - 3799 ft.
Area1116 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.21722000, -103.42165700

Zip Code 88252 Description

Zip Code 88252 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 88252 is primarily located in Lea County. The official US Postal Service name for 88252 is JAL, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 88252 are contained within or border the city limits of Jal, NM, . The area code for zip code 88252 is 575. 88252 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 88252 is 7.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 88252 increased to 2160 from 2092 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 88252 is while the majority ethnicity attending 88252 public schools is Hispanic. 53.3% of students in 88252 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1051 47.45% 1111 -5%
 Black Or African American 12 0.54% 12 +0%
 Hispanic 1089 49.16% 998 +9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.09% 13 -85%
 Asian 11 0.5% 3 +267%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 22 2.26% 22 +127%

Zip Code 88252 Race/Ethnicity

 White 31.3%
 Black Or African American 0.2%
 Hispanic 66.7%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 88252 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population21602092
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households842
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36462
Income Under $50K Per Year66.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.70%
88252 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 2Xochitl Torres SmallDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$45000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$60508
Current Unemployment Level 7.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago13.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 24a - Chihuahuan Basins and Playas
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 88252 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28333947566568666049372948
Avg Max Temp (°F)59657381889495938779676078
Avg Precip (In.).
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hobbs, NM
CBSA Type88252
CBSA Population60926
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours