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Population (year 2000): 9,471. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,603 (+1.4% change)
Males: 4,658 (49.2%), Females: 4,813 (50.8%)

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Median resident age: 30.6 years
Median household income: $26,458 (year 2000)
Median house value: $45,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Lovington:

  • Hispanic (52.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (43.3%)
  • Other race (32.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.5%), German (4.9%), English (4.6%), Irish (4.0%).

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Elevation: 3210 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Lovington

  • High school or higher: 57.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lovington city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

17.0% Foreign born (16.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+0.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Odessa, (101.1 miles pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paso, TX El (225.6 miles pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (411.2 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: NM (21.5 miles Tatum, NM (21.8 miles Hobbs, City, TX Denver (35.9 miles NM (37.4 miles Eunice, TX (39.9 miles Plains, TX (50.9 miles Seminole, TX (54.1 miles Seagraves, NM (58.8 miles Jal,

Latitude: 32.95 N, Longitude: 103.35 W

Area code: 505


Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (24.5%), Educational,health and social services (22.4%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -224 (-2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,792 (57.5%)


 

Crime in Lovington by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2004
Murders 2 2 0 0
    per 100,000 21.1 21.1 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 5 3 4
    per 100,000 52.8 52.8 31.7 42.2
Robberies 1 3 1 1
    per 100,000 10.6 31.7 10.6 10.6
Assaults 26 35 44 37
    per 100,000 274.5 369.5 464.6 390.7
Burglaries 120 113 183 73
    per 100,000 1267.0 1193.1 1932.2 770.8
Thefts 235 254 271 224
    per 100,000 2481.3 2681.9 2861.4 2365.1
Auto thefts 10 10 17 4
    per 100,000 105.6 105.6 179.5 42.2
296.7 324.9 372.8 250.1


Average climate in Lovington, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lovington,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lovington-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1954, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Lovington city center .

On 7/24/1960, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lovington:
  • NOR LEA GENERAL HOSPITAL (1600 NORTH MAIN)
  • NOR LEA GENERAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT (1600 NORTH MAIN)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lovington:
  • LEA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; HOBBS, NM)
  • YOAKUM COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; DENVER CITY, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 46 miles; SEMINOLE, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lovington:
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 21 miles; HOBBS, NM; ID: HOB)
  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 75 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; ID: CNM)
  • ROSWELL INDUSTRIAL AIR CENTER (about 85 miles; ROSWELL, NM; ID: ROW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lovington:
  • LEA COUNTY-ZIP FRANKLIN MEMORIAL (about 4 miles; LOVINGTON, NM; ID: E06)
  • TATUM (about 22 miles; TATUM, NM; ID: E07)
  • EUNICE (about 36 miles; EUNICE, NM; ID: E04)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17 $48,573 $34,286 1 $1,209
Firefighters 16 $38,637 $28,977 2 $177
Fire - Other 2 $3,655 $21,930 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $13,776 $27,552 0 $0
Welfare 4 $7,012 $21,036 2 $529
Health 1 $2,123 $25,476 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $6,343 $25,372 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 7 $14,880 $25,508 1 $465
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $3,835 $23,010 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $13,656 $27,312 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $7,446 $22,338 2 $1,377
Other and Unallocable 6 $11,601 $23,202 1 $863
Sewerage 5 $12,009 $28,821 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $13,397 $26,794 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $11,612 $23,224 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $9,739 $38,956 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,605 $19,260 1 $1,227
Totals for Government 95 $219,899 $27,776 10 $5,847


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lovington:
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 80 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 84 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 97 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 108 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 116 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 142 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 172 miles; CANYON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,476)
Public high schools in Lovington:
  • LOVINGTON HIGH (Students: 536; Location: 701 WEST AVENUE K; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • NEW HOPE ALTER. H. (Students: 72; Location: 500 W. JEFFERSON; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LEA CY. DETENTION CN (Students: 11; Location: 215 E. CENTRAL; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lovington:
  • YARBRO ELEMENTARY (Students: 427; Location: 700 WEST JEFFERSON AVE.; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • TAYLOR MID SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 700 SOUTH ELEVENTH STREE; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • LOVINGTON JR HIGH (Students: 412; Location: 500 WEST JEFFERSON AVE.; Grades: 08 - 09)
  • LLANO ELEMENTARY (Students: 328; Location: 1000 SOUTH FIRST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LEA ELEMENTARY (Students: 229; Location: 1100 WEST BIRCH AVENUE; Grades: 01 - 01)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM (Students: 218; Location: 300 WEST JEFFERSON AVE.; Grades: 03 - 03)
  • BEN ALEXANDER ELEM (Students: 204; Location: 1400 SOUTH SIXTH; Grades: 02 - 02)
Library in Lovington:
  • LOVINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $218,950; Location: 115 SOUTH MAIN ST.; 53,331 books; 1,274 audio materials; 946 video materials; 51 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lovington: Lovington Weather Station (A), Lea County Courthouse Historic Site (B), Lea County Museum (C). their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town and Country Shopping Center (1). its location on the map

Churches in Lovington include: United Pentecostal Church (A), Victory Baptist Church (B), Trinity Baptist Church (C), Primera Iglesia Bautista (D), First Christian Church (E), Gospel Lighthouse Church (F), The Church of Latter Day Saints (G), Hillcrest Baptist Church (H). their locations on the map

Park in Lovington: Lovington Historical Marker (1). its location on the map

Post office: (A). its location on the map  


Lovington compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lovington:
  • KLEA (630 AM; 1 kW; LOVINGTON, NM; Owner: LEA COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lovington:
  • KBIM-FM (94.9 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWMW (105.1 FM; MALJAMAR, NM; Owner: M.T.D. INC)
  • KIXN (102.9 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLEA-FM (101.7 FM; LOVINGTON, NM; Owner: LEA COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KZOR (94.1 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: NOALMARK B/CNG CORP. HOBBS)
  • KLMA (96.5 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: OJEDA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMTH (98.7 FM; MALJAMAR, NM; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS EASTERN N.M. UNIV.)
  • KPER (95.7 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K211CW (90.1 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lovington:
  • K27GL (Channel 27; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K50GM (Channel 50; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KOBR (Channel 8; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: STANLEY S. HUBBARD REVOCABLE TRUST)
  • KHLC-LP (Channel 52; HOBBS, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHFT (Channel 29; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K47CF (Channel 47; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K58EJ (Channel 58; HOBBS, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K12NH (Channel 12; HOBBS, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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