Jal, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 2,069 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 1,021  (49.4%)
Females: 1,048  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 88252.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,597 (it was $30,848 in 2000)
Jal:

$50,597
NM:

$46,748

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,726 (it was $14,354 in 2000)

Jal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $76,501 (it was $27,300 in 2000)
Jal:

$76,501
NM:

$167,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $708.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.8%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jal, NM (2010)
    • 1,02149.9%White alone
    • 98548.1%Hispanic
    • 160.8%Two or more races
    • 120.6%Black alone
    • 100.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.10%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in Jal detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Jal, New Mexico as of August 24, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jal is 526 to 1.


Crime rates in Jal by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.9)
2
(88.8)
1
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.9)
1
(48.3)
1
(48.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(98.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(234.4)
1
(48.3)
14
(675.3)
11
(520.3)
9
(412.7)
3
(133.2)
3
(134.3)
8
(374.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(447.8)
1
(49.1)
4
(195.3)
1
(48.9)
10
(482.6)
10
(487.3)
10
(468.8)
5
(241.5)
19
(916.5)
13
(614.9)
9
(412.7)
11
(488.5)
8
(358.1)
7
(327.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(497.5)
7
(343.6)
11
(537.1)
7
(342.1)
10
(482.6)
9
(438.6)
13
(609.5)
14
(676.3)
10
(482.4)
17
(804.2)
19
(871.2)
25
(1,110)
26
(1,164)
27
(1,265)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(99.5)
1
(49.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.7)
4
(187.5)
1
(48.3)
1
(48.2)
9
(425.7)
1
(45.9)
5
(222.0)
1
(44.8)
6
(281.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(187.5)
1
(48.3)
1
(48.2)
0
(0.0)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.4)59.240.735.221.053.155.6133.172.0236.9213.3200.4194.0137.9171.0

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City-data.com crime index in Jal, NM

Crime rate in Jal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 15 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
New Mexico average:

1.40
March 2016 cost of living index in Jal: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (3.9%), German (3.4%), English (2.8%), American (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3069 feet

Land area: 4.84 square miles.

Population density: 428 people per square mile   (low).

Jal, New Mexico map

253 residents are foreign born (11.6% Latin America).

This city:

11.9%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $576 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $267 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (51.5 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (190.9 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (333.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Kermit, TX (4.3 miles ),
Eunice, NM (4.8 miles ),
Wink, TX (5.0 miles ),
Mentone, TX (5.7 miles),
Goldsmith, TX (5.9 miles ),
Nadine, NM (6.0 miles ),
Monument, NM (6.0 miles ),
Wickett, TX (6.3 miles )
.

Latitude: 32.11 N, Longitude: 103.19 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Jal, NM in 2016
Distribution of house value in Jal, NM in 2016
Jal satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Most common industries in Jal, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (13.2%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Utilities (9.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (21.7%)
  • Construction (20.4%)
  • Utilities (14.7%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.2%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Jal, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Extraction workers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.0%)
  • Extraction workers (7.0%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Plant and system operators (5.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.1%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (9.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)

Average climate in Jal, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Jal, New Mexico average temperatures Jal, New Mexico average precipitation Jal, New Mexico humidity Jal, New Mexico wind speed Jal, New Mexico snowfall Jal, New Mexico sunshine Jal, New Mexico clear and cloudy days

Jal, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Jal-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Jal city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 50.3 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jal-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 127.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.3 miles away from Jal center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from Jal center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from Jal center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lea County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jal:

  • JAL COMMUNITY HOSP (provides emergency services, WEST KANSAS AVE DRAWER Z)

Airports located in Jal:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jal:

  • Odessa College (about 51 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 53 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Midland College (about 65 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Howard College (about 103 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • South Plains College (about 113 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 114 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 124 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)

Public high school in Jal:

  • JAL HIGH (Students: 148, Location: 200 EAST PANTHER, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jal:

  • JAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 226, Location: 301 EAST MINNESOTA AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • JAL JR HIGH (Students: 60, Location: 200 EAST PANTHER, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Jal

Library in Jal:

  • WOOLWORTH COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $885,507; Location: 3RD AND UTAH ST.; 30,933 books; 5 e-books; 1,747 audio materials; 1,640 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 71 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jal: Jal Weather Station (A), Woolworth Community Library (B), Jal Emergency Medical Services (C), Jal Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jal include: Church of Christ (A), Fifth Street Baptist Church (B), Jal Spanish Baptist Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Saint Cecillias Church (F), First Assembly of God Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Trustees of Jal (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Utah Street).

Lea County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jal and their reported violations in the past:

JAL WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM (Address: PO DRAWER 340 , Population served: 2,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-19-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-06-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.5%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Jal (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jal Branch at 236 Main Street, branch established on 1948/03/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Jal:

Marital status in Jal, NM
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Jal:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.1
New Mexico average:

12.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Jal
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jal, NM (based on Lea County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,65286
Catholic10,2746
Mainline Protestant2,14911
Other1,1144
Black Protestant2224
Orthodox--
None29,316-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Lea County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lea County:

13.4%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jal:

47.5%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jal:

43.8%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Jal:

29.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jal:

23.0%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Jal:

36.6%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

52.1%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Jal:

77.0%
State:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jal, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$9,821$16,8360$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,643$43,7160$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 9$2,891
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 8$6,247
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 11$9,398
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,134
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$154
Parks and Recreation 0$0 9$2,543
Sewerage 0$0 2$825
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$13,464$20,19643$23,192

Jal government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $330,000 ($159.50)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,410,000 ($681.49)
    General - Other: $1,370,000 ($662.16)
    Police Protection: $722,000 ($348.96)
    Regular Highways: $411,000 ($198.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $406,000 ($196.23)
    Sewerage: $389,000 ($188.01)
    Central Staff Services: $340,000 ($164.33)
    Health - Other: $328,000 ($158.53)
    Financial Administration: $272,000 ($131.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000 ($42.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $68,000 ($32.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $15,000 ($7.25)
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000 ($1.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($4.83)

Jal government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $307,000 ($148.38)
    Sewerage: $198,000 ($95.70)
    Other: $75,000 ($36.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $15,000 ($7.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $834,000 ($403.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $332,000 ($160.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $687,000 ($332.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $987,000 ($477.04)
    General Local Government Support: $154,000 ($74.43)
    Highways: $76,000 ($36.73)
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000 ($5.32)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,023,000 ($977.77)
    Property: $102,000 ($49.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $53,000 ($25.62)
    Other License: $41,000 ($19.82)

Jal government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $453,000 ($218.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $416,000 ($201.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($17.88)

Jal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,161,000 ($1044.47)

4.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Eddy County, NM  0.32% ($49,438 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.30% ($39,797)
from Ector County, TX  0.25% ($44,237)


7.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,562 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lubbock County, TX  0.55% ($45,969 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.43% ($41,441)
to Midland County, TX  0.29% ($59,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jal:

  • KERB (600 AM; 1 kW; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jal:

  • KFZX (102.1 FM; GARDENDALE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPZA (103.7 FM; JAL, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KERB-FM (106.3 FM; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jal:

  • KWES-TV (Channel 9; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KUPB (Channel 18; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPDN-LP (Channel 27; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CTING, INC.)
  • Jal, New Mexico
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • New Mexico average
  • Fatal accident count135
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents194
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons55
  • Fatalities150
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents371
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents23
See more detailed statistics of Jal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.9mTotal length
  • 2,675Total average daily traffic
  • 2,006Total average daily truck traffic
  • 380Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jal)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 146 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Jal, NM)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jal)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jal)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Fire incident types in Jal, NM

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jal, NM
Most common first names in Jal, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1571.3 years
William1578.4 years
Mary1076.5 years
James971.4 years
George975.4 years
Robert961.1 years
Dorothy772.4 years
Hazel672.3 years
Thomas663.3 years
Earl575.6 years
Most common last names in Jal, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1270.6 years
Smith779.2 years
Brown680.0 years
Waller565.2 years
Mosley473.5 years
Miller469.5 years
Cooper485.0 years
Hill470.0 years
Kemp474.2 years
Franklin479.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jal, NM
  • 57.8%Electricity
  • 41.0%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jal, NM
  • 65.3%Electricity
  • 33.7%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jal compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • Ruben Madrid Ramos (1)
  • George Willis (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2019.