ZIP Code 88312 - Alto Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameAlto
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lincoln
Area Code575
Current Population:2586
Racial Majority: 77.61%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$
Average Adjusted Gross Income$83350
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time25.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range6752 - 9275 ft.
Area47 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.42640500, -105.67324700

Map of ZIP Code 88312 Border

Zip Code 88312 Description

Zip Code 88312 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 88312 is primarily located in Lincoln County. The official US Postal Service name for 88312 is ALTO, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 88312 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 88312 is 575. 88312 can be classified socioeconically as a class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 88312 is 4.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 88312 increased to 2586 from 1213 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 88312 is while the majority ethnicity attending 88312 public schools is . % of students in 88312 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2434 77.61% 2126 +14%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 8 -100%
 Hispanic 702 22.39% 414 +70%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 13 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 18 0% 18 -100%

Zip Code 88312 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
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Zip Code 88312 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population25861213
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households1193
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$
Income Under $50K Per Year%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year%
Income Above $100K Per Year%
88312 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 2Xochitl Torres SmallDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$274321
Average Real Estate Sale Price$135526
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 23f - Rocky Mountain Conifer Forests
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 88312 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18192328354347474132231831
Avg Max Temp (°F)47505562707677767264544863
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ruidoso, NM
CBSA Type88312
CBSA Population22155
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours