The City of Jal had a population of 2,259 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jal: Muleshoe.
|Daytime Population: Workers||514|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,600|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,114|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.94|
|Population in Households||2,259|
|Population in Familes||1,954|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$47,528|
|Average Household Income||$63,040|
|Per Capita Income||$24,278|
|Total Housing Units||1,087 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||666 (61.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||195 (17.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||226 (20.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$66,065|
|Average Home Value||$87,669|
|Average Household Size||2.62|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.32%|
|Per Capita Income||2.68%|
The table below compares Jal to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 114||74th|
|Diversity Index||# 216||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 117||74th|
|Per Capita Income||# 142||68th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.