Hobbs, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Hobbs, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
38,375
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
18.2%
Median Home
$140,600
Median Income
$59,020
Median Rent
$895

Hobbs SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Hobbs, NM Crime Report

1,830
Total Crimes
4,775.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
92.82%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Hobbs
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,830 4,775.6 3,945.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 251 655.0 832.2 366.7
Murder 1 2.6 8.6 5.0
Robbery 24 62.6 111.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 192 501.0 650.5 250.2
Property Crime 1,579 4,120.6 3,112.7 2,109.9
Burglary 310 809.0 696.8 340.5
Larceny 1,134 2,959.3 1,988.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 135 352.3 427.2 219.9

Hobbs, NM Cost Of Living

88
Hobbs's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Hobbs New Mexico National Average
Overall 88 92 100
Services 95 92 100
Groceries 89 99 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 70 86 100
Transportation 99 97 100
Utilities 99 87 100

Hobbs, NM Photos

Hobbs New Mexico Public Library
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Hobbs in New Mexico

Map Of Hobbs, NM

Best Places Around Hobbs

1

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2

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Population 3,037

3

North Hobbs, NM
Population 6,301

4

Lovington, NM
Population 11,491

Population over time in Hobbs

Year Population % Change
2019 38,375 0.8%
2018 38,052 1.7%
2017 37,427 1.5%
2016 36,863 1.9%
2015 36,191 2.4%
2014 35,343 1.9%
2013 34,684 1.7%
2012 34,111 1.6%
2011 33,578 1.9%
2010 32,940 -

Race / Ethnicity in Hobbs

White
30.9% (11,864)
African American
5.4% (2,061)
American Indian
1.0% (369)
Asian
1.0% (373)
Hawaiian
0.0% (11)
Other
0.3% (107)
Two Or More
1.3% (509)
Hispanic
60.1% (23,081)
Race Hobbs NM USA
White 30.9% 37.4% 60.7%
African American 5.4% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 60.1% 48.8% 18.0%

Gender in Hobbs

Female
47.2% (18,110)
Male
52.8% (20,264)
Gender Hobbs NM USA
Female 47.2% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 52.8% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hobbs for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (3,837)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (4,988)
High School / GED
30.0% (11,512)
Some College
22.0% (8,442)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (3,070)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (3,837)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,918)
Professional Degree
1.0% (383)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (383)
Education Hobbs NM USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Hobbs, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
7.7% (296,713)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (246,942)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (336,913)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.3% (320,323)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.8% (454,642)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (748,803)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (516,218)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.0% (537,594)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.8% (222,375)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (156,971)
Income Hobbs NM USA
Less than $10,000 7.7% 8.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 5.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 11.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.3% 10.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.8% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.0% 12.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.8% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 4.1% 7.7%

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