The City of Jal had a population of 2,242 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Jal is located at latitude 32.1155 and longitude -103.1892 in Lea County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jal (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lea County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,071 feet.
The City of Jal (GNIS ID: 2410131) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jal population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jal: Muleshoe.
|Population in Households||2,242|
|Population in Familes||1,939|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.62|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,077 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||652 (60.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||204 (18.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||220 (20.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$67,627|
|Average Home Value||$87,768|
|Median Household Income||$47,565|
|Average Household Income||$62,968|
|Per Capita Income||$24,288|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.54%|
|Per Capita Income||1.41%|
The table below compares Jal to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 82||82nd|
|Population Density1||# 115||74th|
|Diversity Index2||# 212||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 114||74th|
|Per Capita Income||# 122||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.