Jal, New Mexico Population 2022

2,219
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Jal is a city located in Lea County New Mexico. Jal has a 2020 population of 2,219. Jal is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by 8.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,048 in 2010.

The average household income in Jal is $63,542 with a poverty rate of 21.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $724 per month, and the median house value is $78,200. The median age in Jal is 40.1 years, 41.5 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Jal Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jalwas:

  • White: 97.31%
  • Black or African American: 1.51%
  • Native American: 1.19%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Jal, New Mexico is 2,219 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,219.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,048.

Jal, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,80697.31%
Black or African American281.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native221.19%
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Jal Population by Race

Jal Population Pyramid 2022

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Jal Median Age

41.3


Total

43


Male

35.9


Female

Jal Adults

There are 1,453 adults, (367 of whom are seniors) in Jal.

Jal Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jal Sex Ratio

Female

967

52.10%

Male

889

47.90%

Jal Population by Age

Jal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Female56%44%
Male35.5%64.5%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jal Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7162.5977.5
Married3572.7690.5
Male313.6835.5
Female1093.956
Non Family2191.5273.1

2.99

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Jal Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20915.62%
9th to 12th Grade17813.30%
High School Graduate41130.72%
Some College26419.73%
Associates Degree967.17%
Bachelors Degree463.44%
Graduate Degree13410.01%
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Jal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jal Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American221010
White787659170
Black88
Hispanic529282

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 45.45%.

Jal Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,359$63,846$40,170
Less Than 9th Grade$$51,650$
High School Graduate$42,917$63,250$32,639
Some College$51,042$$50,625
Bachelors Degree$48,906$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$53,359

Average Earnings

$63,846

Average Male

$40,170

Average Female

Jal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jal Language by Age

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Jal Language

56.12% of Jal residents speak only English, while 43.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.87% of the population.

Jal Language

Jal Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White86011413.26%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic95427829.14%

21.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.26%

Male Poverty Rate

29.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jal is White, with 13.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jal is Hispanic, with 29.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.92%.

Jal Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.40%
High School5.35%
Some College21.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Jal Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.59%
Male Unemployed52.17%
Female Employed8.49%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Jal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jal Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,000$66,934
Families$57,882$73,921
Married Families$58,894-
Non Families$24,663$47,785
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Income by Household Type

Jal Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jal Married by Age and Sex

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Jal Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Jal Marital Status by Race

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Jal Marital Status

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136

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War6
Vietnam87
Korea10
World War II

Jal Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5410
55 to 6437
65 to 7462
75+27

Jal Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1248.84%
Native American1254.55%
Hispanic172.80%

Jal Veterans by Race

Jal Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jal Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jal Employment by Age

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Jal Employment by Race

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Jal Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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24.46%

Born in Jal

82.92%

Native Born

17.08%

Foreign Born

11.64%

Non Citizen

5.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.92% of Jal residents were born in the United States, with 24.46% having been born in New Mexico. 11.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jal Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,0480.00%
20112,060120.59%
20122,100401.94%
20132,167673.19%
20142,209421.94%
20152,205-4-0.18%
20162,129-76-3.45%
20172,075-54-2.54%
20182,08380.39%
20192,117341.63%
20202,151341.61%
20212,185341.58%
20222,219341.56%

Jal Population by Year