ZIP Code 88316 - Capitan Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameCapitan
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lincoln
Area Code575
Current Population:2351
Racial Majority: 72.54%
Public School Racial Majority:White 68.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.5%
Median Household Income$33616
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45080
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range4337 - 8754 ft.
Area1419 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.72603800, -105.24720300

Map of ZIP Code 88316 Border

Zip Code 88316 Description

Zip Code 88316 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 88316 is primarily located in Lincoln County. The official US Postal Service name for 88316 is CAPITAN, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 88316 are contained within or border the city limits of Capitan, NM, Ruidoso, NM, . The area code for zip code 88316 is 575. 88316 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 88316 is 4.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 88316 increased to 2351 from 2289 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 88316 is while the majority ethnicity attending 88316 public schools is White. 61.5% of students in 88316 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1244 72.54% 1790 -31%
 Black Or African American 49 2.86% 9 +444%
 Hispanic 398 23.21% 503 -21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.41% 17 -59%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 26 0.99% 26 -35%

Zip Code 88316 Race/Ethnicity

 White 68.1%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 26.7%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2.1%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 88316 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population23512289
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households1021
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33616
Income Under $50K Per Year67.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.10%
88316 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 2Xochitl Torres SmallDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$254839
Average Real Estate Sale Price$119316
Current Unemployment Level 4.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 23e - Conifer Woodlands and Savannas
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 88316 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21232733414953524535262136
Avg Max Temp (°F)48535966758382797567564966
Avg Precip (In.).
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ruidoso, NM
CBSA Type88316
CBSA Population22155
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours