2016 Demographics


View Lea County and its communities’ demographics, including population, income, ethnicity, and education levels.

 

Eunice Hobbs Jal Lovington Tatum Lea County
Total Population* 3,412 47,349 2,202 15,886 1,442 70,291
Female Population 1,521 22,382 1,081 7,799 727 33,916
Male Population 1,521 24,135 1,136 7,673 663 35,833
Total Households 1,114 14,457 753 4,729 489 21,449
Median Age 35 32 34 30 36 32

*Source: Mid-term census (contact EDCLC for full report)

Eunice Hobbs Jal Lovington Tatum Lea County
Average Household Income $75,653 $74,755 $64,516 $51,646 $60,655 $71,740
Median Household Income $67,083 $60,083 $51,645 $70,820 $46,779 $57,533
Per Capita Income $26,704 $24,526 $22,876 $22,727 $22,135 $23,804
Per Capita Income (BEA) x x x x x $34,998
Area Median Income (HUD) x x x x x $67,900
Eunice Hobbs Jal Lovington Tatum Lea County
American Indian 0.7% 0.9% 1.4% 0.2% 1.3% 0.8%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Black 0.0% 4.7% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 3.4%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
White 95.6% 87.1% 94.7% 86.1% 90.6% 87.6%
Other 3.7% 4.0% 2.0% 10.8% 5.9% 5.5%
Multi-Race 0.0% 3.0% 1.4% 1.9% 2.2% 2.5%
Hispanic 53.9% 54.1% 50.7% 63.3% 43.3% 55.8%
Not Hispanic 45.3% 37.7% 47.5% 35.4% 53.8% 38.2%
Eunice Hobbs Jal Lovington Tatum Lea County
Total Population Age 25+ 2,037 27,907 1,383 9,002 899 40,910
High School Graduate 26.0% 30.5% 32.8% 30.1% 31.3% 30.5%
Associate’s Degree 8.2% 7.6% 5.6% 6.6% 7.7% 7.1%
Bachelor’s Degree 6.5% 9.0% 7.6% 5.5% 11.0% 8.1%
Graduate Degree 3.8% 5.4% 2.0% 4.1% 5.2% 5.2%
Some College, No Degree 31.3% 27.2% 28.1% 31.1% 23.2% 21.0%

Source: American Community Survey – updated 12/2017