Jarales is a census-designated place (CDP) in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 2,475 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Jarales is located at 34°35′59″N 106°46′4″W (34.599825, -106.767856).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.7 square miles (23 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,434 people, 505 households, and 394 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 250.1 people per square mile (96.6/km2). There were 534 housing units at an average density of 93.1 per square mile (36.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 68.83% White, 0.63% African American, 0.91% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 25.52% from other races, and 3.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 64.57% of the population.
There were 505 households, out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.20.