For population 25 years and over in Loving:
For population 15 years and over in Loving village:
136 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (105.6 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (140.6 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (385.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Malaga, NM (2.1 miles) , Livingston Wheeler, NM (3.1 miles ), San Jose, NM (3.4 miles ), Carlsbad, NM (3.5 miles ), La Huerta, NM (3.6 miles ), Carlsbad North, NM (3.7 miles ), Happy Valley, NM (3.9 miles ), Whites City, NM (4.2 miles) .
Latitude: 32.29 N, Longitude: 104.10 W
Area code: 505
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +121 (+10.0%).
Work and jobs in Loving: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Loving, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Loving-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1991, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Loving village center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1992, a category F2 tornado 12.9 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Loving-area historical earthquake activity is above New Mexico state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from the city 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 31.3 miles away from Loving 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 32.0 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 37.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1999 at 19:04:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, 3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from Loving center
On 6/22/2004 at 08:55:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Eddy County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Alejandro R. Ruiz - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Al Montgomery - Major League Baseball catcher.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Loving: Alejandro R. Renteria Ruiz.
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Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.51. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 36.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Loving and their reported violations in the past:LOVING WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.2%
(37.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 52.9% for other race residents, 35.3% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Loving compared to New Mexico state average:
Banks with branches in Loving (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Loving village (based on Eddy County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.04%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
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Loving government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Loving government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,773 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,925 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Loving)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1