ZIP Code 88253 - Lake Arthur Map and Data

Map of ZIP Code 88253 Border

Official Zip Code NameLake Arthur
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chaves
Secondary County: Eddy
Area Code575
Current Population:935
Racial Majority: 46.23%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 77.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$37879
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59640
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range3356 - 4223 ft.
Area278 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.00255900, -104.42247300

Zip Code 88253 Profile

ZIP Code 88253 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. ZIP code 88253 is primarily located in Chaves County. Portions of 88253 are also located in Eddy County. The official US Postal Service name for 88253 is LAKE ARTHUR, New Mexico. Portions of ZIP code 88253 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Arthur, NM, . The area code for ZIP code 88253 is 575. 88253 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 88253 is 4.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 88253 increased to 935 from 275 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 88253 is while the majority ethnicity attending 88253 public schools is Hispanic. 92.8% of students in 88253 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 423 46.23% 405 +4%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 5 -100%
 Hispanic 492 53.77% 508 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 16 0% 16 -100%

Zip Code 88253 Race/Ethnicity

 White 22.4%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 77.6%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 88253 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population935275
Male Population50.30%
Female Population49.70%
Total Households329
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
92.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37879
Income Under $50K Per Year66.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.70%
88253 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 2Xochitl Torres SmallDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$250000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$74519
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
Lake Arthur, NM
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBWk - Cold Desert Climate
Ecoregion 24a - Chihuahuan Basins and Playas
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 88253 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23273442526065635644322343
Avg Max Temp (°F)56627078869494928677655776
Avg Precip (In.).4.43.3.551.311.81.722.292.381.28.64.5913.68
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Roswell, NM
CBSA Type88253
CBSA Population64132
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours