Jal, New Mexico

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Population in 2019: 2,117 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 
Males: 1,009  (47.7%)
Females: 1,108  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 88252.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,865 (it was $30,848 in 2000)
Jal:

$61,865
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,043 (it was $14,354 in 2000)

Jal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $78,673 (it was $27,300 in 2000)
Jal:

$78,673
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $87,039; detached houses: $84,334; mobile homes: $55,648

Median gross rent in 2019: $760.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jal: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.3%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Jal, NM (2019)
    • 1,10558.2%Hispanic
    • 75940.0%White alone
    • 201.1%Black alone
    • 110.6%American Indian 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 was 1 registered sex offender living in Jal, New Mexico as of June 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jal is 2,103 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Jal by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

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)
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)
1
(45.9)
2
(88.8)
1
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(47.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
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)
12
(572.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
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)
5
(238.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
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)
21
(1,001)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
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)
8
(381.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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 index35.221.053.155.6133.172.0236.9213.3200.4194.0137.9171.0254.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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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 2018, including police officers: 14 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.38
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Ancestries: German (2.1%), American (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3069 feet

Land area: 4.84 square miles.

Population density: 438 people per square mile   (low).

Jal, New Mexico map

414 residents are foreign born (21.1% Latin America).

This city:

21.6%
New Mexico:

9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $638 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $292 (0.5%)

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 2019
Distribution of house value in Jal, NM in 2019
Jal satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.6%
New Mexico:

7.3%
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%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (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%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (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

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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 above New Mexico state average. It is 322% greater 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 Jal 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 the city center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from the city 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 the city center
On 3/28/2010 at 00:03:55, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lea County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Other: 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: 24.2%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Jal:

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.1
New Mexico average:

12.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - 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
Lea County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

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
Here:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lea County:

27.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
New Mexico:

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 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$45,344$38,8660$0
Water Supply 11$28,306$30,8790$0
Sewerage 4$13,622$40,8660$0
Financial Administration 4$14,982$44,9460$0
Judicial and Legal 2$7,288$43,7280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$4,238
Firefighters 0$0 11$8,829
Totals for Government 35$109,542$37,55716$13,067

Jal government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $330,000 ($155.88)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,396,000 ($659.42)
    General - Other: $1,367,000 ($645.73)
    Police Protection: $721,000 ($340.58)
    Regular Highways: $410,000 ($193.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $405,000 ($191.31)
    Sewerage: $389,000 ($183.75)
    Central Staff Services: $340,000 ($160.60)
    Health - Other: $327,000 ($154.46)
    Financial Administration: $272,000 ($128.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000 ($41.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $68,000 ($32.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $15,000 ($7.09)
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000 ($1.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($4.72)

Jal government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $313,000 ($147.85)
    Sewerage: $202,000 ($95.42)
    Other: $76,000 ($35.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $15,000 ($7.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $834,000 ($393.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $339,000 ($160.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $709,000 ($334.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $909,000 ($429.38)
    General Local Government Support: $141,000 ($66.60)
    Highways: $70,000 ($33.07)
    Health and Hospitals: $10,000 ($4.72)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,144,000 ($1012.75)
    Property: $108,000 ($51.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $56,000 ($26.45)
    Other License: $44,000 ($20.78)

Jal government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $379,000 ($179.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $342,000 ($161.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($17.48)

Jal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,175,000 ($1027.40)

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 count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • New Mexico average
  • Fatal accident count4223
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5823
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1391
  • Fatalities4898
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents11565
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents362
See more detailed statistics of Jal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 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: 147 (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: 79 (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: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jal)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 39. The highest number of fire incidents - 92 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Jal, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (65.4%), and Other (16.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jal, NM
    • 35965.4%Outside Fires
    • 8816.0%Other
    • 5810.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 448.0%Structure Fires
See full 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
  • 61.1%Electricity
  • 32.8%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jal, NM
  • 42.4%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jal compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.