Lovington demographics profile

StatisticLovingtonNew MexicoNational
Population11,5592,082,669318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,0181791
Median age29.137.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%42%43%
Speak English48%65%79%
Speak Spanish52%28%13%
Lovington, NM has a population of 11,559 and is the 3,522nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,018 per sq mi which is 5837% higher than the New Mexico average and 1023% higher than the national average. The median age in Lovington is 29 which is approximately 22% lower than the New Mexico average of 37. In Lovington, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 48% speak English and 52% speak Spanish. 49% of Lovington residents were born in New Mexico, 32% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Lovington is 5837% higher than New Mexico.
  • The median age in Lovington is 22% lower than New Mexico.
  • In Lovington 84.06% of the population is White.
  • In Lovington 1.28% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lovington 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Lovington population breakdown by race

RaceLovingtonNew MexicoNational
White84.06%73.49%73.35%
Black or African American1.28%2.01%12.63%
Asian0.00%1.40%5.22%
American Indian0.28%9.28%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race1.73%3.26%3.06%
Other race12.65%10.49%4.75%
In Lovington, 69.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Lovington, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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