NM

National Population : 333,590,059
New Mexico State Population : 1,875,810

About Lovington, NM

Lovington, NM is located in Lea County in the state of New Mexico.

The total City Population for Lovington is about 12,097 with about 390 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 14,681.

The Average Home Value is $115,400.00, which is roughly 9% lower than the Average Home Value of $126,359.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 39% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $53,444.00, which is roughly 34% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 7% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lovington is about 8.9%.

New Mexico is ranked #13 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 67.89 out of 100.

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Voting

Lea County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 75.44% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 79.03%
Democratic: 19.41%
Libertarian: 1.02%
Other: 0.3%
Green: 0.24%


Nearby Locations

Hobbs, NM (17.41 mi.)
Oil Center, NM (17.41 mi.)
Monument, NM (22.96 mi.)
Maljamar, NM (25.49 mi.)
Tatum, NM (38.32 mi.)
Caprock, NM (38.32 mi.)
Crossroads, NM (39.82 mi.)
Milnesand, NM (48.41 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 88260
Latitude : 32.849642
Longitude : -103.438410
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 3951 ft.
Area Code(s) : 575

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.96
Male Population Estimate : 49.04%
Female Population Estimate : 48.65%
Median Age : 31.1
Male Median Age : 30.4
Female Median Age : 32.1

White Population Estimate : 70.51%
Black Population Estimate : 2.34%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 57.43%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.56%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.04%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.92%
Other Population Estimate : 24.92%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lovington specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lea County: About 10 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Lea County: About 439 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lea County is about 61% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 34% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.