The City of Jal had a population of 2,226 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jal: Muleshoe.
|Population in Households||2,226|
|Population in Familes||1,919|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$45,954|
|Average Household Income||$59,922|
|Per Capita Income||$23,034|
|Total Housing Units||1,084 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||636 (58.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||211 (19.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||237 (21.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$71,705|
|Average Home Value||$95,512|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.53%|
|Per Capita Income||2.77%|
The table below compares Jal to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 81||82nd|
|Population Density||# 118||74th|
|Diversity Index||# 221||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 135||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 183||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.