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Population in 2012: 11,275 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.0%
 

Males: 5,788  (51.3%)
Females: 5,487  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  29.9 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88260.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,043 (it was $26,458 in 2000)
Lovington:

$43,043
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,444

Lovington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,028 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Lovington:

$79,028
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $77,049; Detached houses: $79,331; Townhouses or other attached units: $82,760; In 2-unit structures: $209,836; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $76,998; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $264,716; Mobile homes: $45,341

Median gross rent in 2012: $632.

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  • Hispanic - 7,573 (68.9%)
  • White alone - 3,054 (27.8%)
  • Black alone - 215 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 85 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lovington: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (5.6%), Irish (4.7%), German (4.5%), English (2.6%), Dutch (1.7%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3210 feet

Land area: 4.77 square miles.

Population density: 2,361 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lovington:

  • High school or higher: 58.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lovington city:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

2,231 residents are foreign born

This city:  20.3%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Lovington, New Mexico as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lovington to the number of sex offenders is 705 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $544 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $250 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (94.6 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (196.3 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (374.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: North Hobbs, NM (4.2 miles ), Hobbs, NM (4.5 miles ), Tatum, NM (4.6 miles ), Monument, NM (4.8 miles ), Nadine, NM (5.1 miles ), Denver City, TX (5.5 miles ), Plains, TX (5.9 miles ), Eunice, NM (6.1 miles ).

Latitude: 32.95 N, Longitude: 103.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -532 (-4.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,790 (47.4%)

Area code: 505

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Crime rates in Lovington by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 220000111010
per 100,000 19.421.00.00.00.00.010.310.210.00.09.00.0
Rapes 553412738635
per 100,000 48.552.531.141.710.320.572.030.579.757.626.944.9
Robberies 131124115144
per 100,000 9.731.510.410.420.741.110.310.249.89.635.935.9
Assaults 263544374142393932392536
per 100,000 252.3367.5455.5385.4423.6431.5401.1396.2318.7374.2224.6323.0
Burglaries 1201131837314710323819920819316698
per 100,000 1164.61186.51894.6760.31518.81058.12447.82021.72071.71851.91491.2879.2
Thefts 235254271224177176210167174159127107
per 100,000 2280.72666.92805.72333.11828.71808.12159.81696.61733.11525.61140.9960.0
Auto thefts 1010174101316812171220
per 100,000 97.0105.0176.041.7103.3133.6164.681.3119.5163.1107.8179.4
Arson 010000000000
per 100,000 0.010.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.4) 325.3381.2394.7275.1299.6284.2451.5358.0403.3342.0265.1235.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
New Mexico average:

2.22

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Lovington, New Mexico accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+0.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (37%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (17%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Lovington, New Mexico

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Tornado activity:

Lovington-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Lovington city center .

On 7/24/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lovington-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 85% 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 44.8 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 75.3 miles away from Lovington 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 76.3 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 78.2 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 80.4 miles away from Lovington center
On 6/22/2004 at 08:55:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 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 Lea County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Ronnie Black - Professional golfer, Ray Berry - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lovington:

  • NOR LEA HOSPICE (Hospital, 922 WEST AVENUE D)
  • NOR-LEA HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1600 NORTH MAIN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN - LOVINGTON (Nursing Home, 1600 WEST AVE I)
  • LOVINGTON GOOD SAMARITAN CTR (Nursing Home, 1600 W AVE I BOX 1058)

Political contributions by individuals in Lovington, NM

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lovington:

  • South Plains College (about 72 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,679)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 86 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 96 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 96 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 97 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 164 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Amarillo College (about 178 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,610)

Public high schools in Lovington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lovington:

See full list of schools located in Lovington, School District: LOVINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Lovington:

  • LOVINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $297,647; Location: 115 SOUTH MAIN ST.; 40,523 books; 130 e-books; 1,886 audio materials; 1,371 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Lovington: Lovington Weather Station (A), Lea County Museum (B), Lovington Fire Department (C), Lea County Courthouse Historic Site (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town and Country Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lovington include: The Church of Latter Day Saints (A), First Christian Church (B), Our Savior Lutheran Church (C), Church of God (D), Trinity Baptist Church (E), Love Street Baptist Church (F), Jackson Avenue Baptist Church (G), Victory Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lovington: Lovington Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Desert Aire Motel (1620 South Main Avenue), Western Inn (2212 South Main Avenue), Lovington Inn (1600 West Avenue D), Mack's Motel (805 West Avenue D).

Court: Lea - County - Eunice & Jal- Magistrate Court Div 3- State Magistrate C (100 West Central Avenue Suite D).

 
Lea County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average.
City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.0
U.S.:

22.1
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.18
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.1
U.S.:

28.3

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

LOVINGTON MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 9643, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and FEB-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2000)
VFW POST 9477 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2000), St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2000), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.9%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 14.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.1%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lovington, NM

269 people in state prisons in 2010
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
174 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
62 people in nursing homes in 2000

Lovington compared to New Mexico state average:

Lovington, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Lovington (2011 data):

  • Western Commerce Bank: West Branch at 1003 West Avenue D, branch established on 1973/06/18; Lovington Main Branch at 18 West Adams Street, branch established on 1947/02/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $363.8 mil, Deposits: $323.7 mil, headquarters in Carlsbad, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Western Commerce Bancshares Of Carlsbad, Inc.
  • Lea County State Bank: Lovington Branch at 320 S. Main, branch established on 1935/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $240.1 mil, Deposits: $211.8 mil, headquarters in Hobbs, NM, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lea County Bancshares, Inc.
  • First American Bank: Lovington Branch at 19 West Washington, branch established on 2005/02/22. Info updated 2010/06/26: Bank assets: $732.3 mil, Deposits: $605.7 mil, headquarters in Artesia, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Artesia Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lovington Branch at 601 South Main Ave, branch established on 1972/04/17. 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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lovington travel time to work - commute


Lovington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lovington city (based on Lea County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.52%
Here81.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents44.1%34.5%6.5%4.7%2.2%
Congregations24.0%5.0%6.0%16.0%11.0%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.1%1.0%0.9%0.8%4.2%
Congregations2.0%3.0%1.0%3.0%29.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Lea County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Lea County:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lea County:

27.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$14,010$33,6240$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,748$62,9920$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,044$24,5281$1,227
Police Protection - Officers 23$97,679$50,9631$1,271
Police - Other 8$21,018$31,5270$0
Firefighters 20$71,749$43,0490$0
Fire - Other 2$4,567$27,4020$0
Streets and Highways 5$15,708$37,6990$0
Welfare 5$11,311$27,1467$3,239
Health 2$4,284$25,7040$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,942$35,6520$0
Sewerage 5$14,074$33,7780$0
Parks and Recreation 6$17,021$34,0421$489
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$6,410$25,6400$0
Water Supply 7$19,078$32,7050$0
Local Libraries 5$11,112$26,6691$576
Totals for Government 102$331,755$39,03011$6,802

Lovington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $564,000 ($50.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.27)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,840,000 ($163.19)
    Police Protection: $1,020,000 ($90.47)
    Water Utilities: $718,000 ($63.68)
    Fire Protection: $589,000 ($52.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $567,000 ($50.29)
    Regular Highways: $362,000 ($32.11)
    Sewerage: $355,000 ($31.49)
    Financial Administration: $308,000 ($27.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $288,000 ($25.54)
    Libraries: $190,000 ($16.85)
    Central Staff Services: $141,000 ($12.51)
    Health Services - Other: $136,000 ($12.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($3.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $18,000 ($1.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $70,000 ($6.21)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($6.03)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($5.59)
    Central Staff: $57,000 ($5.06)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($2.57)
    Judicial: $19,000 ($1.69)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($1.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($1.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($1.33)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($1.24)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($1.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,935,000 ($260.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Lovington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $535,000 ($47.45)
    All Other: $363,000 ($32.20)
    Sewerage: $241,000 ($21.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $350,000 ($31.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $440,000 ($39.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $318,000 ($28.20)
    Rents: $75,000 ($6.65)
    Interest Earnings: $54,000 ($4.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,064,000 ($94.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,468,000 ($130.20)
    Highways: $454,000 ($40.27)
    All Other: $126,000 ($11.18)
    Public Welfare: $90,000 ($7.98)
    Education: $5,000 ($0.44)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,458,000 ($129.31)
    Public Utilities: $218,000 ($19.33)
    Property: $198,000 ($17.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $33,000 ($2.93)
    NEC: $12,000 ($1.06)

Lovington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.27)

Lovington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,013,000 ($178.54)

5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,668 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

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:
from Eddy County, NM  0.31% ($31,130 average AGI)
from Lubbock County, TX  0.26% ($25,587)
from Ector County, TX  0.23% ($32,878)


5.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

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:
to Eddy County, NM  0.32% ($40,105 average AGI)
to Ector County, TX  0.29% ($25,250)
to Lubbock County, TX  0.29% ($28,176)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lovington:

  • KLEA (630 AM; 1 kW; LOVINGTON, NM; Owner: LEA COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCRX (1430 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSENDO CASAREZ, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lovington:

  • KBIM-FM (94.9 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWMW (105.1 FM; MALJAMAR, NM; Owner: M.T.D. INC)
  • KIXN (102.9 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLEA-FM (101.7 FM; LOVINGTON, NM; Owner: LEA COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KZOR (94.1 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: NOALMARK B/CNG CORP. HOBBS)
  • KMTH (98.7 FM; MALJAMAR, NM; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS EASTERN N.M. UNIV.)
  • KLMA (96.5 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: OJEDA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPER (95.7 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K211CW (90.1 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lovington:

  • K27GL (Channel 27; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K50GM (Channel 50; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KOBR (Channel 8; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: STANLEY S. HUBBARD REVOCABLE TRUST)
  • KHFT (Channel 29; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K47CF (Channel 47; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KHLC-LP (Channel 52; HOBBS, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K58EJ (Channel 58; HOBBS, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K12NH (Channel 12; HOBBS, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K46FE (Channel 46; ARTESIA, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lovington, New Mexico:
  • Fatal accident count: 30
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 44
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 31
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 76
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
New Mexico average:
  • Fatal accident count: 140
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 202
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 57
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 382
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 24

See more detailed statistics of Lovington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 107
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 9

Incident types - Lovington


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lovington, NM

Most common first names in Lovington, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6874.0 years
James5676.8 years
Mary5181.1 years
William5173.6 years
Robert3770.8 years
Joe2770.9 years
Charles2569.7 years
Ruby2379.7 years
Maria2369.8 years
Ruth2276.3 years
Most common last names in Lovington, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4776.3 years
Williams2475.4 years
Jackson2274.1 years
Jones1874.5 years
Davis1672.2 years
Johnson1679.9 years
Brown1675.3 years
Taylor1674.8 years
Wilson1472.9 years
Anderson1381.6 years
Businesses in Lovington, NM
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
KFC1Subway1
McDonald's1UPS1
Nike1
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