Lea County, NM

Population 66,338

Lea County, NM Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 30%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 55.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.2%

Registered Offenders

68.59% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

224 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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38 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 38 K-12 public schools in Lea County, NM and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Lea County's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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38 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$224,750 compared to March 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    20%
  • Rented
    26.1%
  • Owned
    53.9%

276 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lea County, NM issued 276 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 276 permits, 189 were issued for single family homes and 87 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lea County, NM issued 101 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 101 permits, 61 were issued for single family homes and 40 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $642
  • 1 Bedroom: $646
  • 2 Bedrooms: $805
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,065
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,226

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Environmental Hazards

224 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Lea County, NM has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Lea County, NM is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.79 Average
    Lea County, NM is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.7°
  • February 42.87°
  • March 55.87°
  • April 64.23°
  • May 70.03°
  • June 82.97°
  • July 81.52°
  • August 83.65°
  • September 72.65°
  • October 62.5°
  • November 50.07°
  • December 40.2°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lea County, NM

Earthquakes
Lea County, NM has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Lea County, NM has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Lea County, NM has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Lea County, NM has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lea County, NM: $55,636

Unemployment

Unemployment in Lea County is 3.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 6.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.49%
White Collar - 49.51%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Susana Martinez
  • Sen. Martin Heinrich
  • Sen. Tom Udall

Neighborhood Info

5 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

100 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all