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Lovington
  • Town in New Mexico

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Lovington is a town in New Mexico with a population of 11,491. Lovington is in Lea County. Living in Lovington offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Lovington and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Lovington are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$116,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$824
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    53
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    26.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    26.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    759.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,236.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    300.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    32%
    national  12%

Working in Lovington

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,620
National
$62,843

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