Lovington, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Lovington, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
11,491
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
16.3%
Median Home
$116,800
Median Income
$51,620
Median Rent
$824

Lovington SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
7

Lovington, NM Crime Report

272
Total Crimes
2,402.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-3.00%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lovington
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 272 2,402.4 3,945.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 12 106.0 832.2 366.7
Murder 3 26.5 8.6 5.0
Robbery 3 26.5 111.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 53.0 650.5 250.2
Property Crime 260 2,296.4 3,112.7 2,109.9
Burglary 86 759.6 696.8 340.5
Larceny 140 1,236.5 1,988.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 34 300.3 427.2 219.9

Lovington, NM Cost Of Living

83
Lovington's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lovington New Mexico National Average
Overall 83 92 100
Services 97 92 100
Groceries 95 99 100
Health 100 99 100
Housing 59 86 100
Transportation 85 97 100
Utilities 86 87 100

Lovington, NM Photos

Lovington New Mexico Public Library
Source: Public Domain
Lea County New Mexico Court House
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Lovington in New Mexico

Map Of Lovington, NM

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Population over time in Lovington

Year Population % Change
2019 11,491 -0.7%
2018 11,575 0.1%
2017 11,558 -0.0%
2016 11,559 0.5%
2015 11,499 1.2%
2014 11,364 1.7%
2013 11,170 1.6%
2012 10,993 1.4%
2011 10,839 1.8%
2010 10,644 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lovington

White
24.8% (2,846)
African American
2.3% (265)
American Indian
0.1% (10)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (30)
Two Or More
0.4% (49)
Hispanic
72.2% (8,291)
Race Lovington NM USA
White 24.8% 37.4% 60.7%
African American 2.3% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.4% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 72.2% 48.8% 18.0%

Gender in Lovington

Female
50.9% (5,848)
Male
49.1% (5,642)
Gender Lovington NM USA
Female 50.9% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lovington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
16.0% (1,838)
9-12th Grade
17.0% (1,953)
High School / GED
31.0% (3,562)
Some College
21.0% (2,413)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (919)
Bachelor's Degree
5.0% (574)
Master's Degree
2.0% (229)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Lovington NM USA
< 9th Grade 16.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 17.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lovington, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
5.3% (60,804)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (53,325)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.7% (111,528)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (96,571)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.7% (214,602)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.1% (265,001)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (127,135)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.9% (136,890)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (45,521)
$200,000 or more
3.3% (37,718)
Income Lovington NM USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 8.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 5.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.7% 11.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 10.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.7% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.1% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.9% 12.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.3% 4.1% 7.7%

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