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People

Total Population 2,161
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 936
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,643
% Above Poverty Level 93.4%
% Below Poverty Level 6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.8%
Median Gross Rent $680
Median House Value $67,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 67.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 7.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jal Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles W of Odessa, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 194 miles E of El Paso, Texas
County Lea
Standard Zip Codes 88252
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.113
Longitude -103.193

Jal Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station JAL
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 59 F
Apr Temp 47 to 82 F
Jul Temp 68 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 13.7 inches
Station WINK WINKLER CO AP
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 59 F
Apr Temp 48 to 81 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 80 F
Annual Precip 12.9 inches
Station WASTE ISOLTN PILOT PLT
Distance 40.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 59 F
Apr Temp 47 to 80 F
Jul Temp 68 to 97 F
Oct Temp 49 to 80 F
Annual Precip 12.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jal, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bennett (88252)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eunice 3,060 $52,484

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jal Public Libraries

Library
Woolworth Community Library
3RD AND UTAH ST.
Jal, New Mexico
(505) 395-3268
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Jal High Schools

JAL HIGH
200 E. PANTHER
505-395-2277
Serves 140 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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