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Jal, NM Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Jal is 2,130, which is 6.71% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 14.35% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Jal population density is 464.55 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 17.11 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Jal is white, which represent 94.60% of the total population. The average Jal education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 2,130. #87

Population Growth Since 2000, #92

Jal, NM
New Mexico

Population Density, #119

Jal, NM
464.55 per square mile
New Mexico
17.11 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,015 (94.60%, #119)
Black:12 (0.56%, #77)
Hispanic:1,024 (48.08%, #198)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #111)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):32 (1.50%, #180)
One Race, Other:7 (0.33%, see rank)
Two or More Races:64 (3.00%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,004 (98.05%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,773 (83.24%) out of the total population of 2,130 reported first ancestry.

 Jal, NM% of the Total PopulationNew MexicoU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.31%0.42%
Dutch110.52%, see rank0.93%1.40%
English1637.65%, see rank6.47%8.02%
French241.13%, see rank2.01%3.34%
German1637.65%, see rank9.18%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.21%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.22%0.46%
Irish1527.14%, see rank6.67%10.80%
Italian30.14%, see rank2.40%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.83%1.42%
Polish00.00%, see rank1.14%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian60.28%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish110.52%, see rank0.87%0.99%
Scottish30.14%, see rank1.53%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.20%0.95%
Swedish30.14%, see rank0.78%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American432.02%, see rank4.46%7.12%
Welsh100.47%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 1,118 (52.49%, see rank)
Females: 1,012 (47.51%, see rank)

Jal, NM
Male: 52.49%
Female: 47.51%
New Mexico
Male: 49.51%
Female: 50.49%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Jal, NM
36.00 years old
New Mexico
36.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Jal, NM
35.60 years old
New Mexico
35.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Jal, NM
38.10 years old
New Mexico
38.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Jal, NM% of the Total PopulationNew MexicoU.S.
Under 5 years1386.48%, see rank6.73%6.36%
5 to 9 years1567.32%, see rank6.85%6.51%
10 to 14 years1677.84%, see rank6.91%6.59%
15 to 19 years1597.46%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years1406.57%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years23811.17%, see rank13.20%13.47%
35 to 44 years29914.04%, see rank11.85%12.96%
45 to 54 years30014.08%, see rank13.33%14.09%
55 to 64 years1808.45%, see rank12.81%12.29%
65 to 74 years1989.30%, see rank8.19%7.64%
75 to 84 1316.15%, see rank4.38%4.25%
85 years and over241.13%, see rank1.63%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Jal, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,370, 100%1,360,013209,056,129
Less Than High School416, 30.36%, see rank16.03%13.67%
High School Graduate448, 32.70%, see rank26.32%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree379, 27.66%, see rank31.56%29.09%
Bachelor Degree86, 6.28%, see rank14.83%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree41, 2.99%, see rank11.26%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.80, see rank13.3713.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Jal, NM New MexicoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten42100.00%0.00%80.59%19.41%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)268100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank92.26%7.74%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)148100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank92.33%7.67%90.60%9.40%
College2962.07%, see rank37.93%, see rank89.01%10.99%78.37%21.63%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Jal, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Total Households718, 100%764,684116,211,092
Average Household Size2.97, see rank2.662.63
1 Person Households119, 16.57%, see rank28.88%27.57%
2 or More Person Households599, 83.43%, see rank71.12%72.43%
Family Households (Families)561, 78.13%, see rank65.14%66.22%
Average Family Size3.34, see rank3.423.32
Married-Couple Family463, 64.48%, see rank45.31%48.42%
Nonfamily Households157, 21.87%, see rank34.86%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Jal, NM%New MexicoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,669see rank1,653,950252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over815100%, see rank812,255123,281,364
Never Married17921.96%, see rank36.42%35.77%
Married54767.12%, see rank49.18%52.04%
Widowed161.96%, see rank2.81%2.57%
Divorced738.96%, see rank11.60%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over854100%, see rank841,695129,692,771
Never Married18922.13%, see rank30.34%29.48%
Married54263.47%, see rank46.61%49.19%
Widowed698.08%, see rank8.91%9.16%
Divorced546.32%, see rank14.15%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Jal, NM%New MexicoU.S.
Native1,81985.40%, see rank90.10%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence42920.14%, see rank52.38%58.73%
Born in Different State1,38565.02%, see rank36.60%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
50.23%, see rank1.13%1.42%
Foreign Born31114.60%, see rank9.90%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1095.12%, see rank3.41%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2029.48%, see rank6.49%7.09%
Born In Europe80.38%, see rank0.74%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank1.12%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.11%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America30014.08%, see rank7.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America30.14%, see rank0.16%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Jal, NM%New MexicoU.S.
English40356.13%, see rank59.57%79.39%
Spanish30742.76%, see rank32.35%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages81.11%, see rank2.05%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.14%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank4.90%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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