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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Hobbs is 9.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Hobbs jobs have Decreased by 5.44 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Hobbs's cost of living is 16.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Hobbs's population is 38,416 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.95 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Hobbs is $110,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 45.63%.
    SCHOOLS
    Hobbs public schools spend $8,460 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.9 students per teacher in Hobbs.

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  10/10/2015
Hobbs, New Mexico

Hobbs, New Mexico is a growing city on the eastern edge of the New Mexico- texas border. The people are friendly and hard working. The school system is in the top tier... (Read More)

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  2/17/2010
Lousy place to live

Hobbs is the worst place in the U.S. to live. People that live here are snobs and they aren't helpful at all. Forget about getting a job here. If they don't like you,... (Read More)

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  4/6/2008
Hobbs - Pros/Cons

Pros: 1. Extremely low cost of living and housing for region 2. Affordable place to live 3. Nice physical setting and climate Cons: 1. Very high crime rate 2.... (Read More)

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