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The City of Jal had a population of 2,157 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Jal is located at latitude 32.1132 and longitude -103.1935 in Lea County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jal 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 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.
|Total Population||2,157 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,157 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,854 (86.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$58,280|
|Average Household Income||$68,155|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||6%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,907|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,071 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||636 (59.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||207 (19.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||228 (21.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$78,390|
|Average Home Value||$86,321|
|Housing Affordability Index3||350|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.19%|
|Per Capita Income||1.95%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.77%|
The table below compares Jal to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density||# 126||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 75||83rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 439||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 148||67th|
|Diversity Index||# 222||50th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.