Living in Hobbs, NM

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Hobbs SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
9

Hobbs, NM Crime Report

1,830
Total Crimes
4,775.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.94%
Above National Average

Hobbs, NM Cost Of Living

88
Hobbs's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Hobbs, New Mexico Info Snack

Hobbs is a city in Lea County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 34,122 at the 2010 Census, increasing from 28,657 at the 2000 census.
Population
38,052
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
19.2%
Median Home
$131,700
Median Income
$58,624
Median Rent
$871

Hobbs, NM Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Hobbs in New Mexico

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Map Of Hobbs, NM

Population over time in Hobbs

Year Population % Change
2017 38,052 1.7%
2016 37,427 1.5%
2015 36,863 1.9%
2014 36,191 2.4%
2013 35,343 1.9%
2012 34,684 1.7%
2011 34,111 1.6%
2010 33,578 1.9%
2009 32,940 -
Crime/100k Hobbs NM USA
Violent Crime 655.0 856.6 368.9
Murder 2.6 8.0 5.0
Robbery 62.6 135.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 501.0 648.9 246.8
Property Crime 4120.6 3419.7 2199.5
Burglary 809.0 767.8 376.0
Larceny 2959.3 2166.1 1594.6
Car Theft 352.3 485.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Hobbs

White
32.7% (12,440)
African American
6.2% (2,343)
American Indian
0.8% (317)
Asian
0.4% (143)
Hawaiian
0.0% (17)
Other
0.4% (145)
Two Or More
1.6% (608)
Hispanic
57.9% (22,039)
Race Hobbs NM USA
White 32.7% 37.7% 61.1%
African American 6.2% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 8.8% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 57.9% 48.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Hobbs, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
8.2% (312,098)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.3% (316,640)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (358,491)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (276,735)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.2% (425,323)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (760,780)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (451,926)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.0% (493,128)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (210,228)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (199,846)
Income Hobbs NM USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 9.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.3% 6.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 12.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.2% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 17.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 11.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.0% 11.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 3.7% 7.0%

Gender in Hobbs

Female
47.9% (18,225)
Male
52.1% (19,827)
Gender Hobbs NM USA
Female 47.9% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 52.1% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hobbs for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (4,946)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (4,946)
High School / GED
32.0% (12,176)
Some College
21.0% (7,990)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (2,283)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (3,424)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,902)
Professional Degree
1.0% (380)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Hobbs NM USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 7.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 15.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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