Loving, New Mexico Population 2024

1,310

Loving is a city located in Eddy County New Mexico. Loving has a 2024 population of 1,310. Loving is currently declining at a rate of -1.5% annually and its population has decreased by -5.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,389 in 2020.

The average household income in Loving is $63,945 with a poverty rate of 9.77%. The median age in Loving is 37.1 years: 35.9 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Loving Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Loving was:

  • White: 70.49%
  • Two or more races: 28.1%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,086.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.69% (-79)
The current population of Loving, New Mexico is 1,310 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,389.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White99670.49%
Two or more races39728.1%
Other race120.85%
Native American80.57%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Loving Population by Race

Loving Population Pyramid 2024

Loving Median Age

37.1

Total

35.9

Male

42.3

Female

Loving Adults

There are 1,046 adults, (316 of whom are seniors) in Loving.

Loving Age Dependency

93.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Loving Sex Ratio

Female68248.27%
Male73151.73%

Loving Population by Age

Loving Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5062.7976.923.1
Married2883.7585.114.9
Non Family1661.1765.734.3
Female313.0345.254.8
Male212.191000

3.59

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Loving Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade15417.62%
Associates Degree677.67%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree273.09%
High School Graduate34739.7%
Less Than 9th Grade273.09%
Some College25228.83%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Loving Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Loving Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic72056414
2+ Races3062450
White14612913
Other Race12120
Native American800

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.9%.

Loving Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$58,558$59,904$0
Less Than 9th Grade$36,000$40,096$0
Overall$50,938$58,750$37,321
Some College$51,875$61,477$43,646

$50,938

Average Earnings

$58,750

Average Male

$37,321

Average Female

Loving Earnings by Educational Attainment

Loving Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Loving Language

64.02% of Loving residents speak only English, while 35.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.36% of the population.

Loving Language

Loving Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,18212310.41%
Multiple397369.07%
White223156.73%

9.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.19%

Male Poverty Rate

17.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Loving

The race most likely to be in poverty in Loving is Hispanic, with 10.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Loving is White, with 6.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.58%.

Loving Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.41%
Bachelors or Greater14.81%
Some College8.78%
High School6.92%

Loving Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.39%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Loving Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Loving Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$59,911$75,444
Households$50,000$63,945
Married Families$59,509$-999,999,999
Non Families$15,568$40,393

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Loving Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Loving Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Loving Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Loving Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Loving Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

58

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam30
Korea10
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Loving Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+38
65 to 7420
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Loving Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
2+ Races3911.47%
Hispanic394.37%
White192.77%

Loving Veterans by Race

Loving Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

84.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Loving Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.1%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Loving Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Loving Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Loving Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.21%

Born in Loving

92.36%

Native Born

7.64%

Foreign Born

3.54%

Non Citizen

4.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.36% of Loving residents were born in the United States, with 69.21% having been born in New Mexico. 3.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Loving Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,211-20-1.62%
20281,231-20-1.6%
20271,251-19-1.5%
20261,270-20-1.55%
20251,290-20-1.53%
20241,310-20-1.5%
20231,33060.45%
20221,324-15-1.12%
20211,339-50-3.6%
20201,389-5-0.36%
20191,39420.14%
20181,392100.72%
20171,382-26-1.85%
20161,408-15-1.05%
20151,423110.78%
20141,412161.15%
20131,396120.87%
20121,384-2-0.14%
20111,38630.22%
20101,38300%

Loving Population by Year