Zip Code 88314 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBent
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Otero
Area Code575
Current Population:210
Racial Majority: 100%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$36423
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range5187 - 7238 ft.
Area49 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.14004200, -105.85896500

Zip Code 88314 Description

Zip Code 88314 is located in the state of New Mexico in the El Paso metro area. Zip code 88314 is primarily located in Otero County. The official US Postal Service name for 88314 is BENT, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 88314 are contained within or border the city limits of Mescalero, NM, . The area code for zip code 88314 is 575. 88314 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 88314 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.4% 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 88314 decreased to 210 from 235 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 88314 is while the majority ethnicity attending 88314 public schools is . % of students in 88314 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 135 100% 111 +22%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 75 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 19 -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 5 0% 5 -100%

Zip Code 88314 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
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Zip Code 88314 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population210235
Male Population53.80%
Female Population46.20%
Total Households92
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36423
Income Under $50K Per Year69.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.80%
88314 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$622000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$123133
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.5%
Mescalero, NM
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 23b - Madrean Lower Montane Woodlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 88314 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23263136445256555040292439
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546068768084827769585067
Avg Precip (In.).
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Alamogordo, NM
CBSA Type88314
CBSA Population65579
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours