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People

Total Population 934
Male Share of the Population 56.5%
Female Share of the Population 43.5%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 293
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 29%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,159
% Above Poverty Level 65.7%
% Below Poverty Level 34.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 53.7%
Median Gross Rent $618
Median House Value $79,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 5.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Carrizozo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 103 miles NE of Las Cruces, New Mexico (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles SE of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 88301
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.641
Longitude -105.876

Carrizozo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CARRIZOZO 1 SW
Distance 1.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 52 F
Apr Temp 37 to 73 F
Jul Temp 59 to 91 F
Oct Temp 39 to 73 F
Annual Precip 13.5 inches
Station RUIDOSO
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 50 F
Apr Temp 30 to 65 F
Jul Temp 49 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 67 F
Annual Precip 22.7 inches
Station BINGHAM 2 NE
Distance 33.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 50 F
Apr Temp 35 to 71 F
Jul Temp 58 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 71 F
Annual Precip 12 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Carrizozo, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ancho (88301)

Duran (88301)

Jicarilla (88301)

Oscuro (88301)

White Oaks (88301)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Capitan 1,306 $34,063
Ruidoso 7,884 $52,348

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Carrizozo High Schools

CARRIZOZO HIGH
800 D. AVENUE
505-648-2346
A Title I School.
Serves 56 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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