Jal, NM 88252 ZIP Code Profile

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Bennett, NM | Jal, NM

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ZIP Code 88252: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jal, NM 88252

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bennett, NM 88252

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 77
  • Single Family Addresses: 22
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lea County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.113, Longitude -103.195
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Jal, NM 88252 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,381
Population in Households 2,381
Population in Familes 2,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 921
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 676
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 703 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $68,016
Average Home Value $90,434


Median Household Income $47,788
Average Household Income $63,632
Per Capita Income $24,614
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.47% 1.41%
Households 1.35% 1.29%
Families 1.16% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jal, NM 88252 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 88252 to the other 329 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 116 65th
Population Density1 # 228 31st
Diversity Index2 # 165 50th
Median Household Income # 81 76th
Per Capita Income # 117 65th

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