Hobbs, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Hobbs, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
38,475
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
19.1%
Median Home
$144,000
Median Income
$57,646
Median Rent
$923

Hobbs SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8

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 96 92 100
Groceries 93 94 100
Health 102 98 100
Housing 69 87 100
Transportation 96 88 100
Utilities 101 91 100

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

Eunice, NM
Population 3,026

3

North Hobbs, NM
Population 5,860

4

Lovington, NM
Population 11,400

Population over time in Hobbs

Year Population % Change
2020 38,475 1.1%
2019 38,052 1.7%
2018 37,427 1.5%
2017 36,863 1.9%
2016 36,191 2.4%
2015 35,343 1.9%
2014 34,684 1.7%
2013 34,111 1.6%
2012 33,578 1.9%
2011 32,940 -

Race / Ethnicity in Hobbs

White
31.1% (11,980)
African American
5.0% (1,936)
American Indian
0.9% (349)
Asian
1.0% (380)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (76)
Two Or More
1.5% (591)
Hispanic
60.2% (23,163)
Race Hobbs NM USA
White 31.1% 36.7% 60.1%
African American 5.0% 1.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.9% 8.6% 0.6%
Asian 1.0% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 60.2% 49.2% 18.2%

Gender in Hobbs

Female
47.5% (18,269)
Male
52.5% (20,206)
Gender Hobbs NM USA
Female 47.5% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 52.5% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hobbs for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.0% (4,232)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (4,617)
High School / GED
31.0% (11,927)
Some College
21.0% (8,079)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,462)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (3,847)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,923)
Professional Degree
1.0% (384)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Hobbs NM USA
< 9th Grade 11.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Hobbs, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
7.4% (284,289)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (221,824)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.1% (272,710)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.9% (459,493)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.5% (403,733)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.0% (809,599)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (421,710)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.8% (530,490)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.3% (242,544)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (201,104)
Income Hobbs NM USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 8.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 5.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.1% 11.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.9% 10.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.5% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.0% 17.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 11.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.8% 12.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.3% 4.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 4.1% 8.3%

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